River of No Return
- 1 hr 31 min
River of No Return is a Western movie starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe. It was directed by famed director Otto Preminger and takes place in the 1870s. Main character Matt Calder (Robert Mitchum), whose wife has previously passed away, has recently been released from prison, having served time for a murder committed during an honorable dispute. Matt seeks out his young son Mark, played by Tommy Rettig, whom he left in the care of a saloon singer named Kay (Marilyn Monroe). Matt, Mark and Kay then proceed to have a series of perilous adventures involving Kay's less than straight arrow gambler fiance Harry, played by Rory Calhoun, dangerous river rapids, outlaws and wild Indians. Matt and Kay grow close and as their relationship develops, the plot involves the necessity for Mark to grow up in a hurry and find out what men sometimes must do to survive in the wild West.