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Giant (1956)

G
201 min | Drama, Western

Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.
Writers
Edna Ferber (from the novel by) | Fred Guiol (screen play) | Ivan Moffat (screen play)
Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Editor
William Hornbeck (editing by)
Production Designer
Boris Leven (production designed by)
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Budget
$ 5,400,000
Gross (USA)
$ 177,909
Gross (World)
$ 177,909
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Release date
Nov 24, 1956 (United States)

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7.7 / 10 | 30,425 votes