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314 Ratings

Rio Grande

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1950
Western, Romance


Takes place after the Civil War when the Union turned their attention towards the Apaches.

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Rio Grande Directed by John Ford

Awards & Festivals

Writers Guild of America

1951 | Nominee: Best Written American Western (Screen)



Critics reviews

It’s not quite appropriate to call a film that’s this rich and beautiful “mediocre,” but the qualities in other Ford movies that seem like prickly edges are smoothed over in Rio Grande.
August 07, 2012
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