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Year
1953
Runtime
90 min.
Director
John Ford
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Western
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
1,067
Checks
367
Favs
24
Dislikes
7
Favs/checks
6.5% (1:15)
Favs/dislikes
3:1
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  1. Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi's avatar

    Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi

    Aside from the usual Fordian Americana, the central message of resistance to prejudice — in terms of race and gender — is very sweet and moving — even as the entire film is drenched in such repugnant racial and gender paternalism. The paradox is Ford, and it’s America. 3 months 1 week ago
  2. -1flb2-'s avatar

    -1flb2-

    Great movie. Classic Ford. 1 year 9 months ago
  3. jlfitz's avatar

    jlfitz

    New link:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW-V6tyyp4o
    4 years 6 months ago
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In 4 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #232 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  2. This movie ranks #358 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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    358
  3. This movie ranks #727 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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    727
  4. This movie ranks #845 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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