One-Eyed Jacks (2-DVD)

The motion picture that starts its own tradition of greatness.
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 22, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1961
  • Label: Criterion Collection
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: New 4K restoration, undertaken by Universal Pictures in partnership with the Film Foundation and in consultation with filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg
    • New introduction by Scorsese
    • Excerpts from voice recordings director and star Marlon Brando made during the development of the film's script
    • New video essays on the film's production history and on its potent combination of the stage and screen icon Brando with the classic Hollywood western genre
    • Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 2,977
Rating: 1.5/5 -- Brando's seaside Western mess.
Film Threat
Jul 8, 2004
Brando proves to be one of his own best directors...
Entertainment Weekly
Jul 16, 2004
Rating: C+ -- Scenic and overlong, taking a long time to sigh and brood for just another standard revenge Western. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dec 6, 2003
A strange, tumid, engrossing western ... Full Review
Village Voice
Oct 13, 2016
[Brando] displays a gift with character actors and gives Ford regular Ben Johnson one of the meatiest roles of his career...
Uncut
Dec 1, 2003
One-Eyed Jacks has some very handsome photography and some competent performances, but it isn't even a very good Western. Full Review
Esquire Magazine
Jul 30, 2019
Rating: B- -- Intriguing but ultimately flawed Western that shows Brando talent as an actor and director. Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
May 8, 2011

Product Description:

This 1961 Western is Marlon Brando's only directorial effort. It's the Old West of 1880, and Brando stars as Kid Rio, who along with his partner, Dad Longworth (Karl Malden) are bank robbers who are caught holding up a Mexican bank. Longworth gets away and allows his partner to get caught and go to jail. When Rio is released five years later, he goes out to seek revenge; however, he is surprised to find his partner is married with a stepdaughter and sheriff of a town. Complications set in when Rio himself falls in love with the stepdaughter.

Plot Synopsis:

Stanley Kubrick was originally set to direct this revenge western about an outlaw who seeks vengeance on a sheriff who once was his close friend; instead, star Marlon Brando took it over -- and it remains the only film he ever helmed.

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Production Notes:

  • Filmed in VistaVision and Technicolor in Monterey, California and Mexico.
  • Co-produced by High Desert Films.
  • Feature film debut for actress Pina Pellicer.
  • Director Sam Peckinpah wrote the first draft of the screenplay, but was replaced by Stanley Kubrick, the film's original director. Then Kubrick eventually quit over artistic differences and was replaced by the film's star, Marlon Brando.
  • Budget was reported to be between $5-6 million.
  • Additional cast: Sam Gilman (Harvey), Hank Worden (Doc), Margarita Cordova (Flamenco Dancer), Nina Martinez (Margarita), Glen Harvey, and William Forrest.
  • Additional credits: Richard Mueller (Technicolor consultant), Carlo Fiore (assistant to producer).

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  • Sales Rank: 54,026
  • UPC: 715515189415
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
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