Cimarron 1931

Critics score:
53 / 100

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Mordaunt Hall, New York Times: A graphic and engrossing screen conception. Read more

Irene Thirer, New York Daily News: "Cimarron" is magnificent in scope, powerful in treatment, admirable in acting. But it is even more than all this. It is one of few talking picture productions which inspires rather than awes. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Critically lauded at the time of its release, Cimarron was beloved by most who saw it. Eight decades later, it is frequently cited on lists of the most undeserving Academy Award winners. Read more

TIME Magazine: It is a long, full-bodied picture, paced so deftly that although it covers more than half a century of crowded, changing events, it never drags and is rarely jerky. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: This is a spectacular western away from all others. It holds action, sentiment, sympathy, thrills and comedy -- and 100% clean. Read more