Across The Wide Missouri

In fur-trapping country, a man depends on his single-shot rifle and his courage. One of those men is Flint Mitchell, who heads into Blackfoot territory with his fellow mountain men - and with his new Blackfoot bride who may be the key to their safety.


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Across The Wide Missouri
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (10)
  • Engaging characters (5)
  • Action-packed (4)
  • Great cinematography (4)
  • High production value (4)

Cons

No Cons

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  • Entertainment (5)
  • Adult viewers (4)
  • At home (4)
  • Everyone (3)
  • Perfect gift (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Movie buff (9), Collector (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Movie

When I was very young, I owned a Chestnut thoroughbred which I sold when I entered the service. Rex ended up in a stable on Doheny Drive where Clark Gable saw him and picked...Read complete review

When I was very young, I owned a Chestnut thoroughbred which I sold when I entered the service. Rex ended up in a stable on Doheny Drive where Clark Gable saw him and picked him for his mount in Across the Wide Missiouri.

For years I tried to find this movie and - finally -got from WB

Rex probably died 50 years ago but, for me, he's still alive.

Thank you, WB
Bill

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good-Looking Western

Fascinating look at the world of the mountain men, shot in spectacular locations, but slow and ponderous at times, with a narrative that never gains much momentum. For Western movie buffs only,...Read complete review

Fascinating look at the world of the mountain men, shot in spectacular locations, but slow and ponderous at times, with a narrative that never gains much momentum. For Western movie buffs only, I suspect.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Rowdy, mountain man adventure film

By HoseNose

from The Edge of Infinity

About Me Movie Buff

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Entertaining
  • Great Cinematography
  • High Production Value
  • Original

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Viewers
    • At Home

    Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

    Some of the standard western plot elements are here, but they're mixed with some original concepts about that rare breed of individual known as the mountain man. I found the movie to be a lot of fun; an engaging tale of these hardy men and their day-to-day struggles on the raw untamed frontier. There were also some surprises along the way, building to a rousing climax with Cable in a battle to the death with Mantalban in a fight scene that packs a visual wallop. The scenery was breath-takingly gorgeous in this early Technicolor outing. It was a fun adventure, with Clark Cable's charisma carrying the picture. My wife and I both enjoyed it.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good Western

    By Lanes8

    from Sacramento, CA

    About Me Movie Buff

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • High Production Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Viewers
      • Perfect Gift
      • Younger Viewers

      Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

      This is a good Western starring Clark Gable. This movie has great color and the video is quite good. Warner did a great job on this transfer and I'm really glad to have this on DVD. Clark Gable is great in this Western and I would recommend this to any fans of Clark Gable to Western fans.

       
      4.0

      Quality surprise!

      By Maymoon

      from Lafayette, LA

      About Me Movie Buff

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Engaging Characters
      • Entertaining
      • Great Cinematography
      • High Production Value
      • Informative

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Viewers
        • At Home
        • In The Car
        • Younger Viewers

        Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

        As good as I remembered it. Intelligent Mountain Men-Indians movie.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great movie starring Clark Gable

        By Rick

        from Sacramento, CA

        About Me Movie Buff

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Engaging Characters
        • Entertaining

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Viewers
          • At Home
          • Perfect Gift
          • Younger Viewers

          Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

          This is a great Western movie and it's very entertaining. The picture of the movie is in clear color and the sound was great.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Movie

          By Bill, Rex's former owner

          from Orange County, CA

          About Me Casual Viewer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Engaging Characters
          • Fabulous Technicolor
          • Great Cinematography
          • Informative
          • Interesting story
          • Original

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

              When I was very young, I owned a Chestnut thoroughbred which I sold when I entered the service. Rex ended up in a stable on Doheny Drive where Clark Gable saw him and picked him for his mount in Across the Wide Missiouri.

              For years I tried to find this movie and - finally -got from WB

              Rex probably died 50 years ago but, for me, he's still alive.

              Thank you, WB
              Bill

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Shortcirkt

              from Vancouver, WA

              About Me Avid Moviegoer

              Pros

              • Entertaining
              • Great Cinematography
              • High Production Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • At Home
                • Perfect Gift

                Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

                I lived in the area where it was filmed in the early 50's

                 
                5.0

                Across The Wide Missouri!

                By SgtWalt

                from Rome, NY

                About Me Avid Reader, Collector, Movie Buff

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Action-packed
                • Classic
                • Engaging
                • Entertaining

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Education
                  • Entertainment
                  • Everyone

                  Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

                  Clark Gable is one of the classic actors of all time. He had a way of convying a story which was engaging and entertaining.

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                  • No
                   
                  3.0

                  Good-Looking Western

                  By Lloydville

                  from Las Vegas, NV

                  About Me Fan of Westerns, Movie Buff

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Handsome production

                  Cons

                  • Slow-moving

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertainment

                  Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

                  Fascinating look at the world of the mountain men, shot in spectacular locations, but slow and ponderous at times, with a narrative that never gains much momentum. For Western movie buffs only, I suspect.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Lots of fun and interest

                  By Stanley

                  from Seattle, WA

                  About Me Collector, Movie Buff

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Action-packed
                  • Classic
                  • Entertaining
                  • Funny

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertainment

                    Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

                    This movie is commonly under rated by movie critics but it was directed by the great action director William Wellman and has beautifully color filmed western locations. Unlike most westerns this movie is actually about the mountain men who trapped and hunted in the Rocky Mountains long before marshall Dillon ever made the scene. It made me realize how few films actually deal with that subject and this film does a good job telling about the lives of these men but also spins a darn good action packed story besides.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    It was excellent quality

                    By Jay the Baller

                    from Columbia, South Carolina

                    About Me Collector

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Action-packed
                    • Entertaining

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Entertainment

                      Comments about Across The Wide Missouri:

                      The movie was one I was looking for on dvd for along time and look forward fto you putting out other hard to find westerns and other movies.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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