MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 25,778 this week

Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955)

5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 46 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Cattle ranchers "Chalk" Reynolds and Walt Payne have driven most of the small ranchers from the government range in the Ruby Hills country, and are fighting between them to get sole control... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 53 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
a list of 204 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 724 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 50 titles
created 1 month ago
 
list image
a list of 707 titles
created 6 days ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955)

Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Treasure of Ruby Hills.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ride Lonesome (1959)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A bounty hunter escorts a killer to town to be hanged, but is allowing the man's outlaw brother to catch up with him, for a showdown over a shocking previous murder.

Director: Budd Boetticher
Stars: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Director: John Sturges
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming
China Gate (1957)
Action | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Near the end of the French phase of the Vietnam War, a group of mercenaries are recruited to travel through enemy territory to the Chinese border, to blow up an arms depot. A Eurasian ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller
Stars: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A railroad sends an agent to Laramie to try to find out who is behind the efforts to stop the railroad from building its line into the area.

Director: Jesse Hibbs
Stars: John Payne, Mari Blanchard, Dan Duryea
Pardners (1956)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson
God's Gun (1976)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill ... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Jack Palance, Richard Boone
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Rugged trail boss and reformed criminal Pike promises his honest wealthy employer Morgan that he will venture across the desert to deliver $86,000 dollars in payroll money to a ranch in ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: David Carradine, Lee Van Cleef, Mako
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Reno and Turner are partners who robbed the express in Monterey. But when Turner wants to leave the partnership, Reno shots him and leaves him for dead. But Turner is found by Maria and ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Franklin Jr., Carl K. Hittleman
Stars: Sterling Hayden, Pamela Duncan, Ted de Corsia
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Banner Cole is a tough sheriff's deputy who forms a small posse to go after 4 death cell escapees who killed the sheriff , along with 3 other men, and kidnapped a woman with rape in mind.

Director: Herbert Coleman
Stars: Audie Murphy, John Saxon, Zohra Lampert
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When the army insists on building a fort on Indian land, in defiance of a treaty, the warnings of a scout go unheeded.

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: Rory Calhoun, Peggie Castle, Noah Beery Jr.
Joe Dakota (1957)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A stranger rides into town and says he is looking for a local Indian. Told he left town, the truth everyone has been hiding comes out including the stranger's true identity.

Director: Richard Bartlett
Stars: Jock Mahoney, Luana Patten, Charles McGraw
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Zachary Scott ...
Ross Haney
Carole Mathews ...
Sherry Vernon
...
'Chalk' Reynolds
Dick Foran ...
Alan Doran
Lola Albright ...
May
Gordon Jones ...
Jack Voyle
Raymond Hatton ...
Westbrook 'Scotty' Scott
...
Frank Emmett
Steve Darrell ...
Tom Hull
Charles Fredericks ...
Walt Payne
Stanley Andrews ...
Marshal Garvey
James Alexander ...
Rollie Burt
Rick Vallin ...
Robert Vernon
Edit

Storyline

Cattle ranchers "Chalk" Reynolds and Walt Payne have driven most of the small ranchers from the government range in the Ruby Hills country, and are fighting between them to get sole control. Reynold's chief gunman is Frank Emmett and Payne's hired gun is Jack Voyle, and both are described as ruthless killers. Into the valley rides Ross Haney who has just bought the water rights to the range, a legal step that Reynolds and Payne over-looked. Haney soon learns that a third faction is also out to control the valley; the Double V Ranch, owned by Robert Vernon and his sister Sherry. The latter falls in love with Haney, and is by his side when he is engaged in a showdown with all the other factions. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The law guarded you to Silvertown...then handed back your guns! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 January 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Epopeia Sangrenta  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Ross Haney: Ben should have been back hours ago. I hope he didn't have any trouble filing those papers.
Hull: Not as much trouble as we're going to have when we ride into Soledad.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

There's water in them thar hills...

...and it is treasured.

Cattle ranchers "Chalk" Reynolds (Barton MacLane) and Walt Payne (Charles Fredericks)have driven most of the small ranchers from the government range in the Ruby Hills country, and are fighting between them to get sole control.

Reynold's chief gunman is Frank Emmett (Lee Van Cleef) and Payne's hired gun is Jack Voyle (Gordon Jones), and while both are described as ruthless killers, the odds are high that Van Cleef could out-ruthless Jones six ways from Sunday.

And into the valley rides Ross Haney (Zachary Scott)who, being brighter than the warring-ranchers, has just bought the water rights to the range, a little legal step that Reynolds and Payne over-looked. Haney soon learns that a third faction is also out to control the valley; the Double V Ranch, owned by Robert Vernon (Rick Vallin) and his sister Sherry (Carole Mathews.) But, no big problem, as Sherry falls in love with Haney the minute she sees him, and is by his side when he is engaged in a gun-roaring showdown with all the other factions.

B-Western old-timer Raymond Hatton is on hand as Haney's partner, and former Warners' and Universal western star Dick Foran plays the crooked foreman of the Double-V.

There were worse ones made before...and a heck of a lot worse ones since, up to and including now.


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Modeste mais sympathique western cmguinard
Discuss Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?