Overall Rank: 1692
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 30
Theatrical Release Date: 01/07/1955
Genre: Drama, Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: John Sturges
Actors: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine
Plot: A one-handed man steps off the train in the small town of Black Rock, where the locals are less than helpful with strangers. Being refused a hotel room and a rental car - he knows the town is hiding a secret. When he mentions his purpose is to speak to a Japanese-American farmer, Kamoko, it opens up old wounds the town would rather forget - even if it means taking care of the problem with extreme force. -- Chris Kavan
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Yojimbo - wrote on 05/05/2012
A one-armed Spencer Tracy in one of the great ass-kicking roles, as he uncovers a conspiracy of silence in a small town. An intelligent examination of prejudice with yet another brilliant performance by Tracy.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 09/30/2010
A uniquely brooding mystery - more of a slow burn than a quick-paced thriller. Tracy gives a nuanced and commanding performance without losing his usual colloquial joviality.
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