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Rio Bravo

Howard Hawks' western classic stars John Wayne as a sheriff whose town is under siege by the army of gunmen brought in by crooked cattle baron John Russell to free his brother, trigger-happy Claude Akins, from Wayne's jail. The Duke's only allies are elderly sidekick Walter Brennan, drunken ex-deputy Dean Martin, and fiery young gunslinger Ricky Nelson. Angie Dickinson, Ward Bond also star. Followed by 'El Dorado'.

Year: 1959
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Westerns, Cult Films / After Dark, Best of the 1950s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson
Duration: 135 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
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