The Missouri Breaks Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 13979

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 28

Theatrical Release Date: 05/19/1976

Language: English

Genre: Western

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Arthur Penn

Actors: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton

Plot: A rancher, a rustler and a regulator face off.

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Rating of
2.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/12/2011

I was really suprised how good this movie was.Brando was great as the villain

Rating of
2.5/4

TheWolf - wrote on 08/20/2007

This film is not your run-of-the-mill western. The roles of the good guys and bad guys seem to have been reversed here. Throw in a loony contract killer (Brando) and you've got the makings of a humorous, quirky movie that shows the wars between ranchers and rustlers in a different light.

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Rating of
2/4

Pretty good Western, but not great

The M.O.W. - wrote on 05/08/2010

A group of outlaws, lead by "Tom Logan" (Jack Nicholson), settles into a Missouri ranch to hideout from the law. However, a powerful rancher hires a man (Marlon Brando) to run them out.

The "regulator" (Brando) wipes out the entire band of outlaws, but "Tom," who decides to go straight in his pursuit of a local woman (Kathleen Lloyd).

Now, the two are heading to a face-off that may be each other's last day on Earth.

This is not the best movie I've seen. In fact, I noticed myself looking away from my computer screen (I watched it on Hulu) many times.

I found the characters poorly written, although they were pretty well performed by the actors. They were all pretty one-dimensional, and they just didn't seem to connect with each other.

The relationships between the characters …

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