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Hondo (1953)

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Domestic Box Office $8,200,000Details
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Critics FreshAudience Upright
86% - Fresh
74% - Upright

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: 1953 (Wide)
Video Release: September 20th, 1994 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG for western violence.
(Rating bulletin 2232, 7/18/2012)
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: 3-D, Native Americans, Relationships Gone Wrong, War, Romance, Widow/Widower, Revenge, Death of a Son or Daughter, Death of a Spouse or Fiancée / Fiancé, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States


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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 5th, 2012

June 5th, 2012

While summer is usually the slowest time of the year on the home market, this week is fantastic with a lot of prime releases, including first-run, TV on DVD releases, classics and limited releases. Unfortunately, the largest single category is, "Screener is Late". You will see that phrase countless times on this list. (Perhaps it's because last week was a short week due to Memorial Day.) It is especially hard to select a Pick of the Week, because I don't like handing out that title when the screener is late. There are a few likely candidates, including Burn Notice: The Complete Fifth Season, Yellow Submarine on Blu-ray, but I went with Tomboy on DVD. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Hondo

June 4th, 2012

When I got the chance to review Hondo, I jumped at the opportunity, even though all I know about the movie is that is stars John Wayne and it's Al Bundy's favorite movie. Just a quick bit of research shows it was an interesting film, to say the least. Originally shot in 3D, the film did quite well at the box office, but wasn't a massive hit, and earned a pair of Oscar nominations. I happen to be a bigger fan of the Clint Eastwood style of Western than the John Wayne style, but there are a number of John Wayne films that I consider classics in the genre. Will I add this one to that list? More...

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