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El Dorado

It's The Big One With The Big Two!
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DVD Features:

  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 12, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1967
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 21


User Ratings: 12,657
EI Dorado is just what its title and cast indicate that it is -- a western, and not a bad one at that. Full Review
Cleveland Press
Jan 17, 2019
A tough, laconic and amusing Western that ambles across the screen as easily as the two veteran stars. Full Review
New York Times
Nov 20, 2017
An excellent oater drama, laced with adroit comedy and action relief, and set off by strong casting, superior direction and solid production. Full Review
May 13, 2008
[A] wonderful western....Effortlessly entertaining.
Dec 1, 2004
Vivid story telling and a late take on the Western genre as a whole. Full Review
Classic Film and Television
Jul 7, 2010
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Howard Hawks is too good a director to depend upon stereotyped violence to keep the interest of the audience, and his well-made scenes between Wayne, Mitchum, Arthur Hunicutt and James Cann never lag for a moment. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Jul 26, 2006
Rating: 3/5 -- A nice serving of entertaining comfort cinema for dedicated fans of classic era filmmaking. Full Review
Nov 20, 2017

Product Description:

In the town of El Dorado, wealthy landowner Bart Jason (Ed Asner) is embroiled in a struggle with the MacDonald family, who own a large amount of land just outside town lines. Jason hires gunman Cole Thornton (John Wayne) to scare the MacDonalds in hope that they'll back down. Cole is pleased to discover that his old friend J.B. (Robert Mitchum) is now the sheriff of the town. The sheriff warns Cole that involvement with the crooked Jason will get him arrested. Further circumstances entwine the hired gun with the MacDonald family, and he sets out to destroy Jason. Hawks' unheralded western, with a fine script by Leigh Brackett (THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK), features plot similarities to his earlier classic RIO BRAVO.


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  • Sales Rank: 49,942
  • UPC: 032429268143
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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