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Pale Rider

4 Ratings: 4.5
A movie directed by Clint Eastwood

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Director: Clint Eastwood
Genre: Drama, Western
Release Date: January 1, 1985
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Pale Rider
review by . January 23, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
This movie is largely a remake of the classic, "Shane", starring Alan Ladd, only this time the daunting task that the wandering gunman does with the local man is breaking up a large rock rather than removing a stump. A group of miners have a valid claim to a section of creek bed, but they are being pressured to leave by a wealthy miner (LaHood) that owns the neighboring claims. The group is about to leave after a group of the miner's workers rides through and disrupts their camp, killing a dog and …
review by . June 24, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
The situation is familiar enough, previously dramatized in another film, Shane (1953): A stranger appears and becomes involved with good people who are being tormented by a powerful adversary as they struggle to eke out a living as miners camped along a river. Eastwood has duly acknowledged several similarities with Shane while explaining that he wanted to create his own version and commissioned a script based on that basic situation. As for the film's title, as she was reading the Bible with her …
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