Bad Day at Black Rock

Folks in Black Rock have their own way of welcoming mysterious, one-armed stranger John J. Macreedy. He's welcome to leave. Or they'll make sure he leaves in a pine box.
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  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 2.55:1
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: May 22, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1955
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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User Ratings: 5,809
An action film for people who don't like action films. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Mar 27, 2009
Considerable excitement is whipped up in this suspense drama, and fans who go for tight action will find it entirely satisfactory. Full Review
Variety
Sep 9, 2008
Rating: B- -- Serves as a moralizing Hollywood lecture on racial prejudice against Japanese-Americans during World War II. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jul 29, 2012
Nicely put together by Sturges, its suspense derives largely from the excellent performances and imaginative use of the 'Scope frame by cameraman William C Mellor. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
Famous suspense film, with a history lesson and Civil Rights message. Full Review
Classic Film and Television
Aug 16, 2012
Rating: 3/4 -- Superb, if it weren't, as we said, for the too-obvious liberal teachings that interrupt the terrific ation. Full Review
Miami Herald
Feb 17, 2005
I think it's really great the way it addresses the way small communities and isolated communities close in on themselves to protect ugliness.
At the Movies (Australia)
Mar 4, 2014

Description by OLDIES.com:

A one-armed man tames the ruffians who run roughshod over a weatherbeaten desert town. In the process, he uncovers the town's secrets and fulfills a promise made to the man who saved his life.
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  • UPC: 888574646066
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