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3:10 to Yuma (2007)

R  |   |  Adventure, Crime, Drama  |  7 September 2007 (USA)
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A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.



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Rancher Dan Evans heads into Bisbee to clear up issues concerning the sale of his land when he witnesses the closing events of a stagecoach robbery led by famed outlaw Ben Wade. Shortly thereafter, Wade is captured by the law in Bisbee and Evans finds himself one of the escorts who will take Wade to the 3:10 to Yuma train in Contention for the reward of $200. Evans's effort to take Wade to the station is in part an effort to save his land but also part of an inner battle to determine whether he can be more than just a naive rancher in the eyes of his impetuous and gunslinging son William Evans. The transport to Contention is hazardous and filled with ambushes by Indians, pursuits by Wade's vengeful gang and Wade's own conniving and surreptitious demeanor that makes the ride all the more intense. Written by commanderblue

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Time waits for one man

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Three Ten to Yuma  »

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Box Office


$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,035,033 (USA) (7 September 2007)


$53,574,088 (USA) (2 November 2007)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The bird sketched by Russell Crowe's character is an auger buzzard, native to Africa. See more »


Early in the movie, William makes the comment that "... the calvary is coming..." He should be saying Cavalry. See more »


[first lines]
Alice Evans: [upon hearing Dan cock his rifle] Dan... Maybe it's the wind.
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Crazy Credits

Russell Crowe's name is not used in the end credits when crediting his assistant, driver, stand-in, dialect coach, costumer, hair stylist and makeup artist; instead, his character's name, Ben Wade, is used. See more »


Referenced in 3:10 to Yuma: An Epic Explored (2008) See more »

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User Reviews

excellent and exciting
11 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nice to finally see a decent modern western bring its way to the screen. Much in the style of westerns of old, lots of action, but it doesn't move too quickly where all your seeing is shootouts and blood. The storyline is deep and powerful, all the characters are interesting and make sense, and just an overall enjoyable film.

James Mangold puts himself on the board with this film, hopefully he continues to pump out future classics such as 3:10 to Yuma.

Go out and watch this in theaters, and then buy it on DVD when it comes out. A movie well worth watching.

8.5 from me, which fortunately for 3:10 to Yuma, rounds up to a 9.

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