News of the World

Lists: Action, Adventure, Drama, Westerns

Brief Synopsis: "A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped."

Overall Ranking: 1626 (Rank from 2020: # 22)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 28.57%
Regular 28.57%
Half-Popped 42.86%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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People Involved

  • Tom Hanks (Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd)
  • Helena Zengel (Johanna Leonberger)
  • Fred Hechinger ()
  • Michael Angelo Covino ()
  • Thomas Francis Murphy (Merritt Farley)
  • Elizabeth Marvel (Gannett)
  • Mare Winningham (Jane)
  • Neil Sandilands (Wilhelm Leonberger)
  • Chukwudi Iwuji (Charles Edgefield)
  • Christopher Hagen (Old Man Durand)
  • Stafford Douglas ()
  • Michelle Campbell (Female Townsfolk)
  • Clint Obenchain ()
  • J. Nathan Simmons (Citizen of Red River)
  • Annacheska Brown ()