One-Eyed Jacks

"Grim"

One-Eyed Jacks Review


Marlon Brando proved he wasn't cut out for westerns with this, one of his few stabs at the genre.One-Eyed Jacks is a long, meandering, and poorly constructed film that has faded even further since its release -- none of which is terribly surprising, as this was Brando's sole attempt at directing a film. The plot concerns a criminal (Brando) who falls in love with a Mexican girl, among other misadventures. Unfortunarely, the slick-haired Brando doesn't come close to looking the part, and the movie's randomness quickly becomes a major turnoff. Note that many current-era DVDs are extremely badly mastered, with atrocious video and audio that comes primarily out of the rear speakers.


One-Eyed Jacks

Facts and Figures

Run time: 141 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 30th March 1961

Distributed by: Madacy Entertainment

Production compaines: Pennebaker Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 54%
Fresh: 7 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 7.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Frank P. Rosenberg

Starring: as Rio, as Sheriff Dad Longworth, as Maria Longworth, as Louisa, as Bob Amory, as Deputy Lon Dedrick, Larry Duran as Chico Modesto, Sam Gilman as Harvey Johnson, as Howard Tetley, as Redhead, Elisha Cook, Jr. as Carvey, Rodolfo Acosta as Mexican Rurale Captain, Ray Teal as Barney, Hank Worden as Doc

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