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One of the John Wayne movies you see is on & can't help but watch again. Rio Bravo's twin.
Pure, unadulterated masterpiece from the Duke and his friends. That's all there is to it.
El Dorado is a 1967 western movie starring John Wayne and Robert Mitchum, directed by Howard Hawks, and released by Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Leigh Brackett and based on the novel The Stars in Their Courses by Harry Brown. Nelson Riddle wrote the musical score. The film was shot in Technicolor and ran 126 minutes. The original paintings in the credits are by Olaf Wieghorst.
The supporting cast includes James Caan, Arthur Hunnicutt, Charlene Holt, Ed Asner, Christopher George, Michele Carey, R. G. Armstrong, Paul Fix, Johnny Crawford, Adam Roarke, and Jim Davis.
The movie is the second film in a trilogy directed by Hawks varying the idea of a sheriff defending his office against belligerent outlaw elements in the town: the other two films are Rio Bravo (1959) and Rio Lobo (1970), both also starring Wayne.
Cole Thornton, an infamous gunslinger, is hired by wealthy rancher Bart Jason to help him in a range war with the McDonald family. While in the town of El...