Broken Lance Poster

Release Date: 1954

DVD Release Date: May 24th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
A patriarchal rancher's empire is threatened by conflict within his family. On the day of his release from prison, the son of a cattle baron swears vengeance on his three half-brothers responsible for dispossessing him of his inheritance and driving his father to a fatal stroke. The ensuing story unfolds in flashback, tracing the sibling rivalries that led to the man's imprisonment.

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark, Katy Jurado, Hugh O'Brian, Eduard Franz, Earl Holliman

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Genres: Western

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Dark, Revenge, 1950s, Prison, Rivalry, Son, Brother, Gritty

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Awards

Winner Writing (Motion Picture Story)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Promoting International Understanding