5.1/10
120
5 user 1 critic

The Younger Brothers (1949)

Brothers who rode with a notorious outlaw gang led by Frank and Jesse James decide to go straight and try to get pardons so they can return to a law-abiding life.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Raton Pass (1951)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The ambitious Ann arrives with the stagecoach in Raton Pass to find herself in the midst of a feud between the Challon and the Pozner families. Ann immediately seeks out Marc Challon, a ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Dennis Morgan, Patricia Neal, Steve Cochran
Mystery | Western | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Ranch hand Rocklin arrives in town to start his new job but his employer has been murdered and the locals don't seem too friendly.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Former bandit Jim Dancer becomes marshal of a Kansas town and cleans up the criminal element - with the help of his old pal, Jesse James.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Randolph Scott, Bill Williams, Victor Jory
Colt .45 (1950)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett but vows to recover them.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, Zachary Scott
Sugarfoot (1951)
Certificate: Passed Western | Action | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Arriving in Arizona on a wagon train in 1866 former Confederate officer Jackson Redan partners with local businessman Don Miguel while their competitor Asa Goodhue is joined by opportunistic drifter Jacob Stint.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Randolph Scott, Adele Jergens, Raymond Massey
The Desperado (1954)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

From 1870 to 1873, Texas suffered under the carpetbag administration of reconstructionist Governor E. J. Davis (the name and the stated conditions was about the last of anything authentic ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr
Stars: Wayne Morris, Jimmy Lydon, Beverly Garland
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Disputes over a dead man's property escalate into a bloody range war.

Director: Joseph Kane
Stars: Brian Donlevy, Rod Cameron, Ella Raines
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer.

Director: Michael Gordon
Stars: Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Florence Eldridge
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal.

Director: Max Ophüls
Stars: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Kate Shepherd
...
...
...
...
Sheriff Knudson
...
Daniel Ryckman
...
...
Deputy Joe
...
Hatch
William Forrest ...
Mr. Hendricks
...
Chairman of Parole Board
Edit

Storyline

Brothers who rode with a notorious outlaw gang led by Frank and Jesse James decide to go straight and try to get pardons so they can return to a law-abiding life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

LURED INTO OUTLAWRY BY A BANDIT QUEEN! (original print ad - all caps)

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 May 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A fiatalabb fivérek  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A nitrate print of this film survives in the UCLA Film and Television Archives. See more »

Goofs

Escaping from a posse, Cole Younger (Wayne Morris) is shot and wounded in the shoulder. There is no visible sign (bloodstain etc). Later, he peels back his shirt to reveal a blood stained undervest but neither the shirt or undervest has a bullethole. See more »

Connections

Featured in 100 Years of the Hollywood Western (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Younger brothers are the good guys.
5 March 2006 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When this western was made, there were good results at the box office if you used the name of notorious outlaws. At the same time the strict moral code would not allow them to be shown as outlaws and come out well, so you ended up having films like this one were the Younger brothers are the good guys. In spite of that it is a mildly entertaining western, also it was in color, which was unusual in 1949 for a western of this category. They have to keep out of trouble to get their pardon, but there is an ex Pinkerton detective who got crippled in trying to pursue them in the past, so by all means he wants to see them back in jail. There is no relation of what happens here with the real story of the Youngers.


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?