MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,569 this week

The Man Called Noon (1973)
"Un hombre llamado Noon" (original title)

R  |   |  Western  |  11 August 1973 (Italy)
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 203 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 1 critic

Noon is a gunfighter who has become amnesiac. Helped by Rimes, an outlaw who has befriended him, he tries to figure out who he is actually. It gradually appears that his wife and kid have ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay) (as Scot Finch) , (novel), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 781 titles
created 02 Jun 2012
 
a list of 763 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 
a list of 62 titles
created 31 May 2014
 
a list of 1406 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 420 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Man Called Noon (1973)

The Man Called Noon (1973) on IMDb 5.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Man Called Noon.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Squeeze (1977)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A gang kidnaps a women and her daughter to extort money from her rich husband. He and her down on his luck ex-husband who's an ex cop, decide to try to deal with the kidnappers themselves.

Director: Michael Apted
Stars: Stacy Keach, David Hemmings, Edward Fox
Shalako (1968)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A fairly standard Louis Lamour western. Shalako, the hunter and tracker has to save a party of European hunters who are in danger from an Indian uprising.

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot, Stephen Boyd
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The saga of three British soldiers and their German captive as they trek through the European countryside. Based on the novel by Alan White.

Director: Peter Collinson
Stars: David Hemmings, Tony Beckley, Tom Bell
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A suspense filled adventure-drama about the search for a treasure-laden Spanish Galleon that sank over 200 years ago.

Director: Virginia L. Stone
Stars: Stephen Boyd, David Ladd, Chuck Woolery
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Collinson
Stars: Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Maureen Lipman
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The theft of jewels and mistaken identity complicate the life of Mary in this crime thriller.

Director: Osvaldo Civirani
Stars: Carroll Baker, George Hilton, Stephen Boyd
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A seductive woman gets involved in relationships with several people. All of the characters play games of deceit with one and other and things get more and more dangerous.

Director: José Antonio Nieves Conde
Stars: Marisa Mell, Stephen Boyd, Fernando Rey
The Deserter (1971)
Certificate: GP Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Bitter over his wife's death due to what he believes was army negligence, Capt. Viktor Kaleb deserts the cavalry and disappears into the southwestern wasteland. But when marauding Apaches ... See full summary »

Directors: Niksa Fulgosi, Burt Kennedy
Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Peter Collinson
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Christopher Plummer, John Phillip Law
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Directors: Julio Salvador, Mel Welles
Stars: Ray Danton, Pamela Tudor, Luis Dávila
Crime | Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Interpol investigates the freelance killings of drug and porn peddlers.

Director: Romain Gary
Stars: Stephen Boyd, Jean Seberg, James Mason
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Noon
...
Rimes
...
Fan Davidge
...
Judge Niland
Patty Shepard ...
Peg Cullane
Ángel del Pozo ...
Ben Janish (as Angel del Pozo)
Howard Ross ...
Bayles
...
Kissling
José Jaspe ...
Henneker (as Jose Jaspe)
Charly Bravo ...
Lang (as Charley Bravo)
Ricardo Palacios ...
Brakeman
Fernando Hilbeck ...
Ford
José Canalejas ...
Cherry (as Jose Canalejas)
Julián Ugarte ...
Christobal (as Julian Ugarte)
Barta Barri ...
Mexican
Edit

Storyline

Noon is a gunfighter who has become amnesiac. Helped by Rimes, an outlaw who has befriended him, he tries to figure out who he is actually. It gradually appears that his wife and kid have been murdered. As time goes by, Noon also recalls a fortune hidden somewhere. Niland, a scheming judge, and Peg Cullane, a greedy will do everything to prevent Noon and Rimes from achieving their end while Fan Davidge, a woman living in a ghost town, will support them. Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

From The Pen Of The Greatest Western Writer In America Today -- Louis L'Amour See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

11 August 1973 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Man Called Noon  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

ESP 29,922,085 (Spain)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 62464 delivered on 12-5-1973. See more »

Quotes

Noon: Are you coming?
Rimes: Yeah, I figure you might need me...if only to put a marker on your grave.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

a simple movie but beautifully executed

reviewers on this page complain that this is just another ordinary western - that's the same as saying that the Taj Mahal is just another house - which it is - but what a house!

OK, this is not the Taj Mahal of anything but it is a western in which somebody took the time to find the right angles to shoot from and the right beautiful music to accompany everything with. This time and care put in, changes this film from being a trivial western into being a nicely mysterious experience with imagery that stick to the mind.

The mystery - it is true - is not so much in the dialogue as in the silence between the spoken words. The action is not as important as the scenery in which it takes place.

In the end you are left with a feeling of surprising satisfaction for something that on the surface seems trivial indeed.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Man Called Noon (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?