MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 266 this week

A Time for Dying (1969)

M  |   |  Western  |  2 June 1982 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 172 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

In Silver City, naive farm boy Cass and newcomer saloon girl Nellie are married by Judge Roy Bean in a shotgun wedding but their honeymoon is marred by outlaws.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1056 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
list image
a list of 35 titles
created 19 Sep 2013
 
a list of 995 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 67 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "A Time for Dying" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Time for Dying (1969)

A Time for Dying (1969) on IMDb 6.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Time for Dying.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Showdown (1963)
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.

Director: R.G. Springsteen
Stars: Audie Murphy, Kathleen Crowley, Charles Drake
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When whites hunger after the gold on Ute Indian land, a bigoted young man finds himself forced into a peacekeeping role.

Director: Nathan Juran
Stars: Audie Murphy, Walter Brennan, Lyle Bettger
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.

Director: Jesse Hibbs
Stars: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake
Drama | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Remake of "To Have and Have Not" based on Hemingway short story. Plot reset to early days of Cuban revolution. A charter boat skipper gets entangled in gunrunning scheme to get money to pay... See full summary »

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Audie Murphy, Eddie Albert, Patricia Owens
Sierra (1950)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Ring Hassard and father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie because Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. But things change when they take in a lost young ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Wanda Hendrix, Audie Murphy, Burl Ives
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 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 6.4/10 X  

Billy the Kid becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann
Stars: Audie Murphy, Gale Storm, Albert Dekker
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In 1941, after the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, American civilian Craig Benson helps organizing the Philippine guerrilla fighters, delivering supplies and evacuating stranded civilians.

Director: Herbert Coleman
Stars: Audie Murphy, Gary Crosby, Dolores Michaels
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A beautiful woman hires a cowboy and the gunman who killed her husband in a fair fight, with the full intention of murdering the gunman.

Director: Harry Keller
Stars: Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Joan O'Brien
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Hibbs
Stars: Audie Murphy, Barbara Rush, Jeff Morrow
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Hibbs
Stars: Audie Murphy, Gia Scala, Walter Matthau
Column South (1953)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick De Cordova
Stars: Audie Murphy, Joan Evans, Robert Sterling
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Lapp ...
Cass Bunning
Anne Randall ...
Nellie Winters
Robert Random ...
Billy Pimple (as Bob Random)
Beatrice Kay ...
Mamie
...
...
...
Sam, the Bartender
...
Ed
Peter Brocco ...
Seth
Walter Reed ...
Mayor
Louis Ojena ...
Blacksmith
Jorge Rado ...
Banker
Walt La Rue ...
Shotgun
Maria Desti ...
Mamie's Girl
...
Mamie's Girl
Edit

Storyline

Naive farm boy Cass Bunning dreams of a bounty hunting career in nearby Silver City. He's fast with the gun but Silver City isn't a place for honest men.On the way to town Cass meets outlaw Billy Pimple and his gang. Nothing bad happens but Cass feels he will see Billy Pimple again. In town, Cass meets naive newcomer girl Nellie Winters off the stagecoach. She wants to waitress at Madam Mamie's saloon and cat house. Revolted, Cass saves Nellie by running away with her and hiding in a hotel room. Arrested by the deputies, Cass and Nellie face the drunkard Judge Roy Bean. He has a bar set up in his courtroom and, in between cases, the audience and the judge wet their whistles. In order to save the town's morality the judge marries Cass and Nellie. As gift, the newlyweds get a free hotel room with the judge's compliments. While riding outside Silver City, Nellie and Cass unexpectedly run into Jesse James and his men. Worse still, Billy Pimple hasn't forgotten about Cass either. Written by nufs68

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Only he knew it was...a time for dying

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

M
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 June 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zeit zum Sterben  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| (Glen Glenn Sound)

Color:

(DeLuxe)|

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Fipco Productions, Inc. didn't register the film until 23rd of June 1982, under the registration number RE-754-012 (Copyright Number-PA140091).Owing to legal problems, the film did not screen in New York until 1982. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A cheap jack production
23 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Western Is my favourite genre, but how I was disappointed by this movie. Audie Murphy In my opinion was better suited In a supporting role alongside a movie heavyweight such as Burt Lancaster In the Unforgiven. This film Is terrible, low production values and a made for t.v look and feel. You see Audie for all of 5 minutes and that Is the only value to the film. The rest of the actors are useless, my local am-dram club has better hams! I was hoping for a good movie with director Budd Boetticher at the helm but alas It Is a stinker! The worst western I have ever seen! The main character played by You've NEVER HEARD OF HIM BEFORE OR SINCE Richard Lapp gets my vote for the worst haircut ever!


11 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Time for Dying (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?