Overall Rank: 560
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 132
Theatrical Release Date: 04/24/1953
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: George Stevens
Actors: Alan Ladd, Van Heflin, Jean Arthur, Jack Palance, Ben Johnson, Brandon De Wilde
Plot: A known gunfighter tries to calm himself down by locating to a small family plot when he is tempted to go back to his old ways by the way he is treated a the local town.
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SteelCity99 - wrote on 04/22/2018
A western big in importance, big enough to be known and appreciated. Shane is a story about love, perseverance and partnership. 90/100
Snoogans - wrote on 06/14/2014
Shane is an interesting, somewhat ambiguous, do-gooder. It has a good beginning and ending, but the middle is muddled with a needlessly drawn out situation between bland cowboys of opposing force. The instal conflict lacks any tension or investment due to the characters. Two elongated fist fights and a brief climactic quick-draw are the best bits. And I found that kid annoying often. Not worthy of the praise.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 09/06/2011
I think that Shane makes a compelling hero and the ending is appropriately ambiguous, but, the majority of the movie is too cookie cutter to be that interesting of a Western. The villains are simply bad and Shane is white as snow and that doesn't make for interesting interactions.
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