• Paint Your Wagon (1996)

Paint Your Wagon

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 , Western

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Malpaso Company

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


Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Music (Score of a Musical Picture - Original or Adaptation)