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Bad Day at Black Rock

1954 Rated NR 1hr 22m

When John J. Macreedy (Spencer Tracy) steps off the train at the backwater hamlet of Black Rock, he inadvertently opens a Pandora's box of fear and suspicion. He's there to deliver a military award for heroism to a man whose son died earning the medal in World War II. But the town harbors an ugly secret -- and will go to any lengths to keep it in director John Sturges's taut drama. Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin co-star.

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Movie Details

1956 BAFTA®
  • Best Film nominee
1956 Academy Award®
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.