MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,850 this week

The Purple Hills (1961)

 -  Western  -  November 1961 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 12 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 110 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Purple Hills (1961)

The Purple Hills (1961) on IMDb 4.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Purple Hills.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Fan dancer Alabam Lee is convicted of breaching the morals code with her racy shows. Her agent has her adopt a "mother" from an old ladies home as a publicity ploy to improve her image. ... See full summary »

Director: David Burton
Stars: Carole Lombard, May Robson, Roger Pryor
The Jackpot (1950)
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: James Stewart, Barbara Hale, James Gleason
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

British District Officer in Nigeria in the 1930's rules his area strictly but justly, and struggles with gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.

Director: Zoltan Korda
Stars: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

From her hospital bed a woman recounts her life as a "plain Jane" while awaiting plastic surgeries for the injuries she has sustained in an automobile accident.

Director: Jack Bernhard
Stars: Ella Raines, Bruce Bennett, Rita Johnson
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When a modern-day girl faces a big challenge in her life, her mother teaches her about the power of fasting by sharing the story of a heroine from the Bible.

Directors: Raoul Walsh, Mario Bava
Stars: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In this Western, Alan Ladd exacts revenge on a small town the best way he knows how -- by becoming sheriff.

Director: James B. Clark
Stars: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy
Vampire Bride (1960)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Kyotaro Namiki
Stars: Junko Ikeuchi, Yasuko Mita, Reiko Seto
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Marine lieutenants Dan and Jim fight bandits in the South American jungle, while competing for the attention of beautiful Joan Grant.

Directors: George Nichols Jr., Benjamin Stoloff
Stars: Richard Dix, Chester Morris, Lucille Ball
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go. She gets involved with the playboy and never ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Alice White, Chester Morris, William Bakewell
Wise Girls (1929)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: E. Mason Hopper
Stars: Elliott Nugent, Norma Lee, Roland Young
Freckles (1960)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A California lumber baron hires a one-handed young man to guard 2,000 acres against timber thieves.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: Martin West, Carol Christensen, Jack Lambert
Adventure | Western | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Tramp pilot Scott McBride (Sterling Hayden) goes to meet a Mr. Rodriguez who has a mission for him in the South American jungle. Rodriguez turns out to be Cesar (Rodolfo Hoyos), an old ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Sterling Hayden, Grace Raynor, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Gil Shepard
Kent Taylor ...
Johnny Barnes
Danny Zapien ...
Chito
Medford Salway ...
Young brave
Russ Bender ...
Deputy sheriff
...
Amy Carter
Jerry Summers ...
Martin Beaumont
Jack Carr ...
A.J. Beaumont
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

November 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Matomenoi lofoi  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
20th Century fox western
10 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not a bad film, low budget, but fine location shots. Gene Nelson plays a b0unty hunter who kills the man he is seeking, but he has to bury him as his horse becomes lame and is unable to haul the dead body back to town. Meanwhile, another bounty hunter ( Kent Taylor) comes across the burial site and goes to town to make his claim for the money. Th3 sheriff ( Russ Bender) decides to take them both back to the burial site to settle the matter. The grave is in Apache territory and they don't want either man to have the body in the grave. Needless to say, a battle breaks out between the Apaches and the bounty hunters and their companions.


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

Message Boards

Discuss The Purple Hills (1961) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?