A remake of the 1948 movie of the same name. Arness portrays a rancher at odds with his son.



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A remake of the 1948 movie of the same name. Arness portrays a rancher at odds with his son.

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A tempestuous cattle drive across 1000 dangerous miles of Texas landscape.




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10 April 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fiume rosso  »

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Not really a classic remake
27 April 2004 | by (Reno, Nevada) – See all my reviews

A nice story, but pales compared to the John Wayne, Monte Cliff original of 1948. Too many subplots, confusing characterizations and a wandering theme of a troubled trail drive and its boss driver...Arness is one-dimensional, lacks the charisma of a John Wayne (don't they all)...Bruce Boxlietner is a good looking stud, but could never give the penetrating characterization portrayed by Monte Cliff, a truly remarkable performance. The original offered a clean plot and built to a great conflict between a father and son...this made for TV version is action packed, but is totally unremarkable. See the 1948 Red River for a genuine treat of the classic western and Hollywood at its finest.

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