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  • The Big Country (1958)
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    166 min | Romance, Western
The Big Country (1958)
Passed
166 min | Romance, Western

A New England sea captain in the 1880s arrives at his fiancée's sprawling Texas ranch, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
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Writers
James R. Webb (screenplay) | Sy Bartlett (screenplay) | Robert Wilder (screenplay) | Jessamyn West (adaptation) & 2 more
Cinematographer
Franz Planer (as Franz F. Planer)
Casting Director
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Status
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Updated Aug 13, 1958

Release date
Oct 1958 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Gregory Peck
James McKay James McKay   See fewer
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Jean Simmons
Julie Maragon Julie Maragon   See fewer
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Carroll Baker
Patricia Terrill Patricia Terrill   See fewer
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Charlton Heston
Steve Leech Steve Leech   See fewer
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Burl Ives
Rufus Hannassey Rufus Hannassey   See fewer
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Charles Bickford
Maj. Henry Terrill Maj. Henry Terrill   See fewer
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Alfonso Bedoya
Ramón Gutierrez Ramón Gutierrez   See fewer
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Chuck Connors
Buck Hannassey Buck Hannassey   See fewer
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Chuck Hayward
Rafe Hannassey Rafe Hannassey   See fewer
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Buff Brady
Dude Hannassey Dude Hannassey   See fewer
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Jim Burk
Blackie / Cracker Hannassey Blackie / Cracker Hannassey   See fewer
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Dorothy Adams
Hannassey Woman Hannassey Woman   See fewer
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Chuck Roberson
Terrill Cowboy Terrill Cowboy   See fewer
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Bob Morgan
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John McKee
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Slim Talbot
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Richard Alexander
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Rudy Bowman
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Harry Cheshire
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Chuck Hamilton
Terrill Cowboy (uncredited) Terrill Cowboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Huggins
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Jay W. Jensen
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Donald Kerr
Liveryman (uncredited) Liveryman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burt Mustin
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carey Paul Peck
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Jonathan Peck
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Stephen Peck
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Ralph Sanford
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Scott Seaton
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 17,443 votes