Cattle Queen of Montana

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"She strips off her petticoats . . . and straps on her guns !"
  • Passed
  • 1954
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 5.6  (1,033)

Cattle Queen of Montana is a 1954 Western film that revolves around a powerful woman named Sierra Nevada Jones, played by Barbara Stanwyck, who inherits her father's land in the Montana territory. Her father was a successful rancher who was murdered by a gang of ruthless cattle rustlers, and now Sierra must fight to keep her land and cattle from being stolen.

Ronald Reagan stars as a government agent named Farrell who has been assigned to investigate the cattle rustling problem in the territory. Along with a group of soldiers, Farrell arrives at Sierra's ranch to offer assistance and investigate the issue. Initially, Sierra is suspicious of the government's involvement in her business, but as she and Farrell begin to work together, they form a strong bond that ultimately leads to romance.

As the investigation continues, Sierra and Farrell discover that the gang of rustlers is being led by a man named Tom McCord, played by Gene Evans, who has been stealing cattle from ranches all over the territory. McCord is a dangerous man who will stop at nothing to get what he wants, and Sierra finds herself in grave danger as she tries to stop him.

Throughout the film, Sierra must use all of her wit and strength to protect her land and cattle from the rustlers, while also navigating the romantic tension between her and Farrell. The film is filled with exciting action scenes and thrilling shootouts, as well as emotionally charged moments that showcase the strength and resilience of Sierra.

Directed by Allan Dwan, Cattle Queen of Montana is a classic Western that showcases the talents of its stellar cast. Stanwyck is particularly impressive as Sierra Nevada Jones, a woman who is ahead of her time in her business acumen and fierce independence. Reagan is charming as Farrell, and the chemistry between him and Stanwyck is electric.

The film also features stunning cinematography of the Montana landscape, as well as an impressive musical score that adds to the dramatic tension of the story. Overall, Cattle Queen of Montana is a thrilling Western that is sure to satisfy fans of the genre and lovers of classic cinema.

Cattle Queen of Montana is a 1954 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6.

Cattle Queen of Montana
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    5.6  (1,033)