An exciting story about a mysterious and a seasoned preacher. The story begins when the landlord tried to block a gold mining camp in California's foothills in order to intimidate a large group of miners to abandon their land. The mysterious preacher went to the camp using all his powers in an attempt to persuade the landlord to abandon his attacks against innocent miners.
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September 12, 2008 His saddle bag is a mixed one, though Pale Rider still has the touch of quality associated with latter-day Eastwood. [Blu-ray]Read in Source
June 20, 2007 Eastwood's mythic Western divided film critics: Some were baffled by the audacity of his playing a religious figure, while others claimed he was just embodying the mysterious knight-stranger, a common character in classic Westerns.Read in Source
October 26, 2008 Pale Rider does nothing to disprove the wisdom that this genre is best left to the revival houses. A double feature of Shane and Eastwood's High Plains Drifter will do just fine, thanks.Read in Source
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May 20, 2003 I'm just now beginning to realize that, though Mr. Eastwood may have been improving over the years, it's also taken all these years for most of us to recognize his very consistent grace and wit as a filmmaker.
October 23, 2004 [Eastwood] understands so well how he works on the screen that the movie has a resonance that probably was not even there in the screenplay.Read in Source
September 01, 2008 ...who else would you want coming to your rescue than the Preacher Man With No Name?Read in Source
October 26, 2008 It's all been seen before, but Eastwood serves it up with authority, fine craftsmanship and a frequent sense of fun.Read in Source
May 27, 2011 Though the metaphysical overtones of the screenplay are sometimes awkwardly handled and Eastwood's direction of actors (other than himself) is occasionally uncertain, this was one of the better American films of 1985.Read in Source
May 16, 2008 It's a lightweight, easygoing affair, reminiscent of some of Hawks' or Ford's lesser Westerns.Read in Source
October 26, 2008 It had been so long since a quality western had hit America's screens that it appears as if Eastwood purposely set out to remind audiences of all the elements that make the genre work.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...