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Dawn Rider (2012)

 -  Western  -  29 May 2012 (USA)
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After his father is killed, John Mason is willing to turn the world inside out to find the man responsible. What he doesn't know is the killer might be in his own house.

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John Mason
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Alice Gordon
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Cochrane
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Ben McClure
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Rudd Gordon
Kenneth W. Yanko ...
Dad Mason (as Ken Yanko)
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Curly
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Greyson
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Bragg
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Chase
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Sheriff Cobb
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Cattle Jack
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Station Agent Adams
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Ugly Mustache #1
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After his father is killed, John Mason is willing to turn the world inside out to find the man responsible. What he doesn't know is the killer might be in his own house.

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Western

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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29 May 2012 (USA)  »

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A Difícil Vingança  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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When Alice walks into the area where John is being jailed, you can see the Phillip's screws in the doorknob plate. Phillips screws were not invented until about 1930. See more »

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Remake of The Dawn Rider (1935) See more »

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Wayfaring Stranger
Performed by George Canyon
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Good enough to watch if you keep low expectations
4 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is good in the way a Steve Austin action movie can be good if you know what to expect. It feels like a parody of a western because all the stereotypical elements are there but it treats itself seriously. That's why some will like it and others completely hate it so it makes it difficult to recommend to anyone.

I personally found the clothes and sets a little distracting because everything felt slightly wrong for pre-1900. The low budget probably limited what could be custom made so you just have to overlook it. The music was also wrong in a few places, some points have an almost comical tone and don't match the situation.

If you are the type to get bothered by details then this movie would be difficult to get through, otherwise it's a good average western themed movie. I just don't consider it a good western.


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