My Darling Clementine Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1689

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 47

Theatrical Release Date: 12/03/1946

Language: English

Genre: Action, Drama

MPAA Rating: G

Director: John Ford

Actors: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs, Walter Brennan, Tim Holt

Plot: The famous story of the feud between Wyatt Earp and the Clantons, and their showdown at the OK Corral, is masterfully retold by John Ford in this classic western.

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Indyfreak - wrote on 02/26/2020

Boring as hell. Watch Tombstone instead.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 08/26/2011

A glamorous retelling of the gunfight at the OK Corral. The acting is topnotch and my only complaint is that, occasionally, this seems too "Hollywoodized" and that certain scenes seem too cliche or perfect. I prefer later versions of the story, personally, but this is still a Western classic.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 04/02/2012

John Ford's My Darling Clementine is one of the earlier treatments of the Wyatt Earp story and it's still one of the best. Henry Fonda is as rock solid as always as the reluctant law man but it is the supporting cast that adds the necessary spice to the story, particularly Walter Brennan who shows there was far more to him than the grizzled old caricature that became his trademark as the callous and black hearted patriarch of the Clanton clan. Victor Mature's limited thespian talents actually work here as his Doc Holliday is as stone-faced as he is self destructive and Linda Darnell is sex on a stick as the extremely noirish and fiery tart with a heart. There is also some great night time photography adding to its noirish feel and the final showdown is realistically atmospheric. It may …

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Simon - wrote on 2010-05-20 14:24

If you bristle at the cliches that you find in many westerns, look at this movie that started many of them.  This is a black and white gem in which eeach scene remains in your memory long afterwards.  This may not be hwhat actually took place at the OK Corral, but it should be.

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