Warner Bros. | Release Date: May 26, 1956
7.5
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TheEventsOf1989Jan 25, 2020
"The Searchers" has definitely not aged well. The story is extremely simple, they're are some strange plot holes that audiences seemed to gloss over. On top of that, the role of the Native Americans in the story is extremely unrealistic,"The Searchers" has definitely not aged well. The story is extremely simple, they're are some strange plot holes that audiences seemed to gloss over. On top of that, the role of the Native Americans in the story is extremely unrealistic, besides the fact that they are all played by white actors, perhaps excusable because of the times, there antagonistic forces are simply overly evil and hateful, and the are given no real depth. The visuals are gorgeous, and the landscape and set design is immaculate, but the story is hindered. Expand
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ColebraxMar 3, 2021
Check out my podcast where we do the deep dive on the history behind John Ford's 'The Searchers': https://wrongreel.com/podcast/wr544-the-searchers-cynthia-ann-parker-and-the-comanche/
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AJ_13Jul 2, 2021
While having many strengths, its most remarkable aspects are the stunning landscapes and visuals and its interesting approach to racism.
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imdbsupportFeb 11, 2021
You can read a lot into it, but it isn't very enjoyable. The lines are often awkward and the line readings worse, and the film is often static, despite economic, quick editing.
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