The Big Country

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Run time: 165 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 1st October 1958

Distributed by: MGM/UA

Production compaines: United Artists

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 10

IMDB: 7.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: Gregory Peck as James McKay, Jean Simmons as Julie Maragon, Carroll Baker as Patricia Terrill, Charlton Heston as Steve Leech, Burl Ives as Rufus Hannassey, Charles Bickford as Major Henry Terrill, Alfonso Bedoya as Ramón Guiteras, Chuck Connors as Buck Hannassey, Chuck Hayward as Rafe Hannassey, Buff Brady as Dude Hannassey, Jim Burk as Blackie / Cracker Hannassey, Dorothy Adams as Hannassey Woman, Chuck Roberson as Terrill Cowboy, Bob Morgan as Terrill Cowboy, John McKee as Terrill Cowboy, Slim Talbot as Terrill Cowboy, Roddy McDowall as Hannassey Watchman (uncredited)

The Big Country Movie Review


The Big Country is a Big Movie, long, majestic, and filled with Shakespearean overtones. This William Wyler western has never found classic status, but it's a worthwhile and very well-made production. Charlton Heston steals the show as the ranch foreman to a wealthy landowner feuding with his neighbors; Gregory Peck makes a minimal impression as a sea captain who arrives on the scene to marry the ranch owner's daughter -- only to get caught up in the squabble. Burl Ives (yes, Burl Ives) won an Oscar for playing the neighbor, Rufus. This one's been lost to time for the most part, but Wyler fans will eat it up.

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