Bad Day at Black Rock | 1954

Drama, Crime
A mysterious man with a crippled arm arrives in a midwestern town after World War II looking for a Japanese farmer. He is met with hostility by the townsfolk and the town boss who don't take kindly to his snooping ...more
Director: John Sturges
Awards: 3 Oscar nominations. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... John J MacReedy

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... Reno Smith

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... Liz Wirth

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... Tim Horn

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... Doc Velie

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... Pete Wirth

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... Coley Trimble

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... Hector David

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... Mr Hastings

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... Sam

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Synopsis

A mysterious man with a crippled arm arrives in a midwestern town after World War II looking for a Japanese farmer. He is met with hostility by the townsfolk and the town boss who don't take kindly to his snooping around. Soon, a price is put on his head and the stranger must fend for himself, having to face up to a slew of thugs.

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