The Big Country
- Original title
The Big Country
- Running time
- 159 min.
- United States
James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder, Jessamyn West, Robert Wyler. Novel: Donald Hamilton
Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Carroll Baker, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors, Alfonso Bedoya, Chuck Hayward, Buff Brady, Dorothy Adams, Jim Burk
Western. Romance | Epic film. Revenge
- Movie Groups
Donald Hamilton Adaptations
- In a dry, parched canyon located in the southwest, a rich rancher battles it out with a poor counterpart for water rights. Yet in fact, neither man has control of the precious liquid. It really belongs to Julie Maragon, and she generously allows them both to use it. But when a cultured Easterner arrives with plans to marry the wealthy rancher's daughter, his presence sparks a fresh round of anger and resentment.
- Rankings Position
: Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Burl Ives). 2 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actor (Burl Ives)
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated to Best Film
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