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The Far Side of Jericho (2006)

R  |   |  Western  |  10 December 2006 (USA)
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Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzanne Andrews ...
Maxine Thornton
Judith Burnett ...
Claire Thornton
Lissa Negrin ...
Bridget Thornton
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Jake
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Van Damm
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Cash Thornton
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Little Jemmy Thornton
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John
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David
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The Kid
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The Stranger
Constance Forslund ...
Madame de Boks
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Greta Van Dam
John Ericson ...
Charlie
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Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - all are convinced that our mismatched widows hold the key to the whereabouts of their husbands' missing bank loot and a mysterious treasure. Along the way, the women must find the courage to trust, care and kill for one another, blazing the trail to their destiny. A destiny buried on The Far Side of Jericho. Written by Anonymous

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Three women. One treasure. Lots of bad guys.

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Western

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Rated R for violence including a rape, and for language | See all certifications »

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10 December 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Todesritt nach Jericho  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Con trails seen in the sky several times during the movie. See more »

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[speaking to the crowd at the Thorntons' hanging]
The Preacher: We all know Little Jemmy Thornton and all you know that this young man's single fault was not his skill with a running iron or occasionally roading mining a stagecoach, but his failure to avoid low companions!
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Jericho
Music and Lyrics by Patrick Bergin
Performed by Patrick Bergin
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Wow. I didn't know it could get this bad.
8 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Between the horrible acting, with apparent symptoms of low-grade voice-immodulation, and an extremely lacking story line, this film goes nowhere pretty quickly.

I have to say that I was surprised that the acting could seem so unnatural. The lines were delivered as if they were read by a monotone second grader off of a hard-to-read cue card. The action was anything but. The musical score was non-existent. The make-up was done by someone trying to imitate Adam Ant. They should have hired Adam Ant instead, as the video for Stand and Deliver at least had intentional humor.

I doubt anyone will read this review before renting, and thus this will merely be preaching to a choir for people visiting this page. Hopefully, someone will read the back of the DVD before renting. I didn't. It contains this gem: "the woman must find the courage to trust, care, and kill for one another". When there are only two sentences, you would think someone could take the time to check the grammar. Maybe the person writing the description was trying to warn us in a stealthy fashion not to rent this.


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