Paint Your Wagon Poster

Release Date: June 18th, 1996

DVD Release Date: July 24th, 2001

PG-13|2 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
In this musical based on the Broadway show, Ben Rumson (Lee Marvin) happens upon a wrecked wagon containing a dead man and his surviving brother, Pardner (Clint Eastwood), in the wilds of California during the Gold Rush. At the burial, they discover gold dust and stake a claim. Soon a mining camp dubbed "No Name City" emerges, rife with lonely men starved for female companionship. When a polygamist Mormon arrives looking to sell off a wife (Jean Seberg), a bidding war commences.

Cast: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg, Harve Presnell, Ray Walston, Tom Ligon, Alan Dexter, William O'Connell

Director: Joshua Logan

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Malpaso Company

Keywords: Forbidden love, Husband, Amusing, Wife, Transformation, Love triangle, Rivalry, Madcap


Nominated Music (Score of a Musical Picture - Original or Adaptation)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical