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TCM Greatest Classic Film Collection: Westerns (The Stalking Moon / Ride the High Country / Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid / Chisum) (2010)

Gregory Peck , Joel McCrea  |  NR |  DVD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Gregory Peck, Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, James Coburn, John Wayne
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Widescreen, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Turner Classic Movie
  • DVD Release Date: May 4, 2010
  • Run Time: 576 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0036BDQGK
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #31,171 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "TCM Greatest Classic Film Collection: Westerns (The Stalking Moon / Ride the High Country / Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid / Chisum)" on IMDb

Special Features

Disc 1, side A: Chisum
Commentary by director Andrew V. McLaglen
Featurette John Wayne and Chisum
Theatrical trailer
English, French, and Spanish subtitles
2.35, English 1.0, French 1.0
Disc 1, side B: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
Commentary by Peckinpah biographers/documentarians Nick Redman, Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, and David Weddle
Sam Peckinpah trailer gallery
English, French, and Spanish subtitles
2.35, English 1.0, French 1.0
Disc 2, side A: The Stalking Moon
English and French subtitles
2.35, English 1.0
Disc 2, side B: Ride the High Country
Commentary by Peckinpah biographers/documentarians Nick Redman, Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, and David Weddle
Featurette: A Justified Life: Sam Peckinpah and the High Country
Sam Peckinpah trailer gallery
Theatrical trailer
English, French, and Spanish subtitles
2.35, English 1.0, French 1.0

Editorial Reviews

CHISUM John Wayne fills the tall boots of John Chisum, the real-life cattle king determined to protect his empire against a land-grabbing developer (Forrest Tucker) in this lively reworking of the events of New Mexico's 1878 Lincoln County War. PAT GARRETT AND BILLY THE KID The law vs. the lawless. Sheriff Pat Garrett (James Coburn) tracks Billy the Kid (Kris Kristofferson) in a legendary saga of the West's greatest legend, directed by the great Sam Peckinpah and scored by co-star Bob Dylan. THE STALKING MOON A relentless foe tracks Army scout Gregory Peck as he attempts to lead a woman (Eva Marie Saint) once held captive by Apaches to safety. Robert Mulligan directs "a movie of exceptional beauty and suspense" (Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times). RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY Cowboy icons in the sunset of their careers – Joel McCrea and Randolph Scott – play aged lawmen facing betrayal and their own mortalities in this extraordinary homage directed by Sam Peckinpah.

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90 of 97 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the Finest Westerns Ever Made January 7, 2006
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This is what they mean when they say, "they don't make them like that anymore." With all the praise inexplicably heaped on a piece of crap called "A History of Violence", a ridiculous, mindless film, based on a barely literate cartoon strip, you often wonder exactly what has happened to American films - which used to be the envy of the world for their craftsmanship and acting. "Ride the High Country" was apparently considered a very good little "B" movie in its first release - but time and care now reveals it to be an American classic. Two terrific actors, in their glorious twilight, working with an upcoming director, team up for a beautifully crafted, gorgeously filmed and scored, Western about character and justice. TCM has been showing the widescreen version of this gem for a couple of years - and now here it is where it belongs - on DVD for every true film fan to see. Forget Tarantino's mindless violence. Forget the quick cuts and lack of storytelling talent of practically every film director in the business right now: this is how it is done, and the director of this film never did as well (he too lapsed into cheap "slow motion" violence and other inhuman traits as his own film career lurched on). Here we have a story told with depth and clarity - and HUMANITY. Scott and McCrea are two great stars who know something about manhood, decency, wit, grace, and strength. Where are these kinds of films now? Where are the male actors who can inhabit these roles with some degree of class, grace, and strength? Why can't ANYONE do a simple, clear, human Western, as it was once done, which often had so much to say about contemporary times ("High Noon," as one example)? At least we have this and you can't argue with it: a spare, stunning Western, with one of the great climaxes in film history. A MUST!
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87 of 96 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars DVD, please. September 1, 2004
By skytwo
Format:VHS Tape
This is one time that I have to take exception to the house reviewer. Yes, it's an essential piece of American cinema. Yes, it's one of Peckinpah's best films. But the review overlooks so much.

This was the cinematic swan song for two more-than-noteworthy stars of quintessentially American movies. Joel McCrea and Randolph Scott both turn in magnificent performances, as do the extras-- notably Peckinpah regular (and perhaps the most under-appreciated American actor ever to grace the screen) Warren Oates. And you don't have to look fast for him, folks. He's a big part of the film.

In a way, Ride the High Country was deconstructionist before Unforgiven ever hit the big screen-- by thirty years or so. Like Eastwood's hit, the film manages to express reverence for and contempt of the mythology of the American West at the same time. All the stock players are here, but never presented as stereotypes. Bankers, prostitutes, prospectors, missionaries, young bucks, lawmen, hucksters and outlaws. Anyone familiar with westerns knows the drill. Only this time it's different.

Though recognized as a genius, Peckinpah is just as often derided as a misogynistic Hemingway-wannabe these days. What a shame. This film is no macho fantasy. Instead, it's a look at the seemingly inevitable (and lamentable) decay of principles that results when high-minded people find themselves in a situation and a setting that doesn't conform to their preconceptions of how things ought to be (Straw Dogs, anyone?)-- and what happens when they 'return to normalcy' in the wake of atrocity. When everything's on the line, one might just be faced with the sort of challenge to faith (in anything held dear) that we all dread confronting. Stand true and lose it all, or sell out and win?
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38 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars About darn time! November 17, 2005
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One of the best westerns made. It was released on laser disc a long time ago. Now they're finally getting around to DVD. Two venerable stars go out with a blaze of glory in this tale about the end of an era. Both in terms of time and setting of the film and also the end of Hollywood turning out westerns as standard movie fare. And as to the latter, I am sincerely regretfull. You have adequate folks laying out the story line here, suffice it to say it's about two old friends who have a falling out over a gold shipment they're transporting and their commitment to get it to the rightful owner, complicated by the marriage gone wrong of a young lady that joins them along the way. Just know that's it's done with class and a bit of reverence for the genre. As it should be.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 15 stars...5 each for McCrea, Scott and Peckinpah! January 12, 2006
Format:DVD
This may be the best of all Peckinpah westerns and one of the all time great westerns...heck...films of all time IMHO.

The story is not only a classic one but features the acting of two of the genres most well known stars (McCrea and Scott) playing parts that fit perfectly with their age at the time and ....well..

picture Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven era) and Duke Wayne (Rooster Cogburn era) in a Western together about aging cowpokes...on one last job....fighting their conscience and age and ...well...you unsterstand how impossible that is to film..that was a once in a lifetime opportunity and Peckinpah didn't squander a bit of it...from georgously backlit scenes in the old west to perfect dialog and believable story turns....this is a film to cherish and share with friends and loved ones....

anyone that discounts Peckinpah as a director because they think he is all slow motion bullets and blood...needs to see this and RE-think!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
ordered this dvd and it would not play --at all--had to go through the hassle of getting a refund-:(
Published 6 days ago by elsie lilly
3.0 out of 5 stars A mixed bag
An odd combo. Chism is "classic" Western style, with a clear good guy; Ride the High Country is Peckinpah's best film, before he went over the top with the violence and... Read more
Published 6 days ago by Mike
5.0 out of 5 stars Ride the High Country
Very good movie. This has Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea. They are great together.
Published 28 days ago by packrat
5.0 out of 5 stars Great western
This movie is one of the best westerns and movies ever. Joel MacRay and Randolph Scott are old professionals and are perfect.
Published 1 month ago by Paul A. Hurd
5.0 out of 5 stars touching and humorous
Sam Peckinpah's 1962 "Ride the High Country" interested me after his "Major Dundee," filmed a few years later, came as a bit of a disappointment. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Stanley Crowe
3.0 out of 5 stars Old Timers
Predictable story plot. Standard bad guys--grubby, crude, butt scratching barbarians. Young leading lady ridiculously naive. Read more
Published 2 months ago by LongShoe
5.0 out of 5 stars Turner Classics the Western
A good bunch of movies for the Western buff in all of us. The acting and the action brings you back to how it was in the good ol days at the movie theater when the admission was a... Read more
Published 2 months ago by J. White
4.0 out of 5 stars Ride the High Country
A great Randolph Scott film! The western has great acting, landscape and the plot is not your set in stone old western but, a fresh way for Scott to show his acting skills!
Published 4 months ago by Doug
4.0 out of 5 stars GOOD OLD CLASSICS
This one is enjoyable and fun, and a reminder about the Old West and the tons of action. Get out the popcorn, kick back and remember all the westerns that were made, and how our... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Joseph H. Race
5.0 out of 5 stars Randolph Scott is all you have to say, to get my interest
Joel McCrea is another great western star from my childhood who is in this movie. This was Mariette Hartley's film debut. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Roger
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