Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

One-armed war veteran John J. Macreedy steps off a train at the sleepy little town of Black Rock. Once there, he begins to unravel a web of lies, secrecy, and murder.

Craft 92%
Artistry 84%
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Reviewed on July 21, 2020 by Jon Kaye


Rated N/R, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 81 Minutes

This is just a beautifully crafted and directed movie that grabs your attention early and keeps it through the end of the movie. Great cast and wonderful acting.  John Sturges is a Hollywood legend as a director as are a number of the cast.  Pure beauty to watch.
What I Liked
  • Great screenplay
  • Strong acting
  • Wonderful directing
  • Beautiful cinematography
What I Didn’t