• Released
  • October 11, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 34 min
  • Drama
  • 2 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A frontier widow (January Jones) seeks revenge on the radical preacher who murdered her husband.

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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
The Old West is portrayed as a venal loony bin in Sweetwater, a handsomely designed, occasionally funny but ultimately empty female...
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50

The Dissolve

By William Goss
Rare is the Western that’s too low-rent to be satisfyingly lurid, but with hardly any tension or personality to its name, Sweetwater just...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
As violent act begets silly exchange begets another violent act, Sweetwater squanders its noteworthy resources — a cast enjoying themselves...
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50

Village Voice

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That Sweetwater is so generic doesn't prevent it from being intermittently entertaining.
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40

Arizona Republic

By Barbara VanDenburgh
The characters aren’t the only things painted in broad strokes. Sweetwater is rife with gauche symbolism and imagery.
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30

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Fancy-sounding dialogue and handsome widescreen lensing goes only so far to disguise the shallowness of the underlying material.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

A revenge-fantasy Western that wants to luxuriate in its B-movie roots but suffers from dull direction and an even duller central...
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Rated R | For strong violence, graphic nudity, some sexual content and language