5.3/10
121
4 user 4 critic

The Canadians (1961)

When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed with a fatal wound and the town is a powder keg waiting to blow.

Director: André De Toth
Stars: Robert Ryan, Burl Ives, Tina Louise
Ice Palace (1960)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After WW1, Zeb and Thor start a cannery business in Alaska but eventually they drift apart with Zeb becoming unscrupulous and Thor becoming involved in Alaskan politics.

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: Richard Burton, Robert Ryan, Martha Hyer
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the 1950s, a poor Georgia cotton farmer and his sons search for the gold presumably buried on the farm by their grandfather but problems related to poverty, marital infidelity, unemployment and booze threaten to destroy their family.

Director: Anthony Mann
Stars: Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.

Director: Burt Kennedy
Stars: Henry Fonda, Janice Rule, Keenan Wynn
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Don Chaffey
Stars: Robert Ryan, Stewart Granger, Nadia Gray
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Robert Ryan, Laraine Day, John Agar
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A South American plane loaded with an assortment of characters crash lands in a remote jungle area in the middle of a storm. The passengers then discover they are in an area inhabited by ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow
Stars: Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A psychopath takes a job as a handyman at the house of a lonely widow.

Director: Harry Horner
Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Taylor Holmes
Inferno (1953)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A tough, hard-driving business tycoon suffers a broken leg and is left to die in the desert by his scheming wife and her greedy lover.

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: Robert Ryan, Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan
The Rounders (1965)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ben and Howdy are a couple of aging cowboys who bust broncos out of Sedona for Jim Ed Love, a slick operator if ever there was one. Sisters, Meg and Agatha, have their eyes on Ben and Howdy... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy
Stars: Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Sue Ane Langdon
The Hangman (1959)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

U.S.Marshal Bovard comes to a small border town to identify and arrest a fugitive but the whole town seems determined to prevent the marshal from doing his job.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Robert Taylor, Tina Louise, Fess Parker
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A crook on the run hooks up with a criminal gang to commit a kidnapping. However, things don't go quite as planned.

Director: René Clément
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Robert Ryan, Lea Massari
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Inspector William Gannon
...
Frank Boone
...
Sergeant McGregor
Burt Metcalfe ...
Constable Springer
...
Superintendent Walker
Jack Creley ...
Greer
Scott Peters ...
Ben
...
Billy
Teresa Stratas ...
The White Squaw
Edit

Storyline

When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to get back their horses, but they pretend to search for a girl who once had been robbed by the Indians. Written by Robert Kuehne <kuehne@fubini.mathematik.uni-freiburg.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 March 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die rote Schwadron  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[Springer explains the difference between the Canadian frontier and the American frontier to a pair of U.S. lawmen]
Const. Springer: Oh, we don't have gunfighters up here.
Ben: No?
Billy: How come?
Const. Springer: There's no need. That's the difference.
See more »

Soundtracks

The Night
Words and Music by Ken Darby
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great movie of important historic significance.....
30 January 2012 | by (Regina, SK. Canada) – See all my reviews

I actually saw this movie in 1961 when it was world-wide premiered at our theatre (The Capitol Theatre) here in Regina, SK.

From this date forward, I fell in love with the beautiful Cypress Hills area, here in our great Province of Saskatchewan in Canada! You understand that, with it's altitude, only certain flora and fauna are unique to this area as The Cypress Hills area is the highest elevation in Canada East of the Canadian Rocky Mountains! Of course the Cypress Hills was the original site for the movie shoot - The Canadians! I would love to buy a DVD copy of this film. Can anyone help me ?? Thank you, Joe Lomas, Regina, SK


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?