True Grit

"Excellent"

True Grit Review


A western classic. When a young girl's (Kim Darby) father is killed, she recruits old, one-eyed U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn (John Wayne) and joins up with a Texas Ranger (musician Glen Campbell) to hunt him down and kill him. Darby is a spunky actress, and though she can't quite carry the emotional needs of the role, Wayne's Cogburn is one of the highlights of his career. Exciting and soul-searching, the film drags a bit in the middle, but if you're looking for the archetypal western, look no further.


True Grit

Facts and Figures

Run time: 110 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 22nd December 2010

Box Office USA: $171.0M

Box Office Worldwide: $249.3M

Budget: $38M

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions, Scott Rudin Productions, Mike Zoss Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 249 Rotten: 10

IMDB: 7.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Hal B. Wallis

Starring: as Rooster Cogburn, as Mattie Ross, as LaBoeuf, as Tom Chaney, as Lucky Ned Pepper, as Col. Stonehill, Jarlath Conroy as Undertaker, Paul Rae as Emmett Quincy, as Moon (The Kid), as 40-Year-Old Mattie, Roy Lee Jones as Yarnell, Ed Lee Corbin as Bear Man, as Sheriff, Bruce Green as Harold Parmalee, Candyce Hinkle as Boarding House Landlady, Peter Leung as Mr. Lee, Don Pirl as Cole Younger, as Cross-examining Lawyer, as First Lawyer, Jake Walker as Judge Parker, Orlando Smart as Stableboy, as Ferryman, Nicholas Sadler as Repentant Condemned Man, Scott Sowers as Unrepentant Condemned Man, Jonathan Joss as Condemned Indian, Maggie A. Goodman as Woman at Hanging, Brandon Sanderson as Indian Youth at Bagby's, Ruben Nakai Campana as Indian Youth at Bagby's

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