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Big Country, The (1958)
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Starring: Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Alfonso Bedoya, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors
Director: William Wyler
Category: Classics, Classics, Westerns, Special Interest, Special Interest
Studio: MGM / UA
Subtitles:
Spanish,French
Length:
167 mins

 
 

 

"A Giant-sized motion picture, lusty, rousing and with great sweep!" -Variety

One of Hollywood's greatest directors teams with a cast of incredible screen legends for this bold, sweeping tale of a ship's captain who ventures west to find a hotbed of jealousy, hatred and dangerous rivalries. As the reluctant hero is thrust into the maelstrom, he must summon all of his resolve to save not only his own life, but also the life of the woman he loves.

William Wyler directs this action-packed adventure that triumphs as "a work of art" (Motion Picture Herald). Starring Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, Jean Simmons, Chuck Connors and Burl Ives, this magnificently entertaining epic will take your breath away with unbridled suspense, exhilarating excitement and explosive drama on a grand scale.

 
 
   
   

 
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