Rio Lobo

John Wayne  Actor Jorge Rivero  Actor Jennifer O'Neill  Actor Jack Elam  Actor Christopher Mitchum  Actor

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MPAA Rating: G
Contains:Suitable for Children

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Rio Lobo

UPC: 097361451848

Studio: Paramount

MPAA Rating: G   Contains:[Suitable for Children]

Summary: John Wayne, in the last of his Civil War characterizations, portrays Cord McNally, a Union Army colonel who loses a gold shipment in a Confederate raid, during which a devoted young officer is also killed. After the end of the war, McNally bears no ill-will toward the leaders of the raid, Pierre Cordona (Jorge Rivero) and Tuscarora Phillips (Christopher Mitchum), who were acting as soldiers, but he still wants the two unknown men on the Union side who they say sold them the information about the gold shipments. A year later, McNally crosses paths with one of the men, now a deputy from Rio Lobo, who is about to take Shasta Delaney (Jennifer O'Neill), a seemingly innocent young woman, out of a neighboring town at gunpoint. A shootout ensues, in which McNally's man and three other Rio Lobo deputies are killed, with help from Cordona -- this makes McNally very interested in what's going on in Rio Lobo, and he decides to go there with Cordona and Shasta. They find a whole community under siege from their own sheriff, a sadistic ex-outlaw named Hendricks (Mike Henry). What follows is a series of confrontations and revelations that are alternately suspenseful, sadistic -- with maimings worthy of a spaghetti western and characters even getting blown to bits -- and even occasionally comical. But the pieces all tie together very neatly, despite a convoluted plot that's sort of Rio Bravo (made 11 years earlier, also starring Wayne and directed by Hawks, and scripted by Leigh Brackett) turned sideways and readjusted to a more cynical era. ~ Bruce Eder, Rovi

Category: Western

Rio Lobo

Format: Blu-ray

Release Date: 05/31/2011

Audio: DHMA, DDS2.0 Dolby Digital w/ 4 channels, DD1 Dolby Digital Mono

Runtime: 114 Minutes

Sides: 1

Number of Discs: 1

Language(s) English,French,Spanish,German

Subtitles: French,Spanish,German

Cast and Crew: Leigh Brackett  Screenwriter 
Jerry Goldsmith  Composer (Music Score) 
Howard Hawks  Director 
Howard Hawks  Producer 
Burton Wohl  Screenwriter 
John Wayne  Actor 
Jorge Rivero  Actor 
Jennifer O'Neill  Actor 
Jack Elam  Actor 
Christopher Mitchum  Actor 
Victor French  Actor 
Mike Henry  Actor 
Susana Dosamantes  Actor 
David Huddleston  Actor 
Bill Williams  Actor 
Jim Davis  Actor 
Sherry Lansing  Actor 
Dean Smith  Actor 
Robert Donner  Actor 
Edward Faulkner  Actor 
Robert Rothwell  Actor 
Chuck Courtney  Actor 
George Plimpton  Actor 
Peter Jason  Actor 
Don "Red" Barry  Actor 
William Byrne  Actor 
Jose Angel "Ferrusquilla" Espinosa  Actor 
Chuck Hayward  Actor 
John R. McKee  Actor 
Frank Kennedy  Actor 
Danny Sands  Actor 
Hank Worden  Actor 
Chuck Roberson  Actor 
Bob Steele  Actor 
Boyd "Red" Morgan  Actor 
Ethan Wayne  Actor 

Country: USA