• The Big Country (2002)

The Big Country

Release Date: September 20th, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2001

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Retiring to the American West to marry his fiancée, Patricia Terrill (Carroll Baker), Captain James McKay (Gregory Peck) enters a land-and-water feud between his future father-in-law, Major Terrill (Charles Bickford), and the rough and lawless Hannassey family, led by Rufus (Burl Ives). McKay prefers peace between himself and the Hannasseys, who repeatedly attempt to provoke violence. But his steadfast demeanor only angers his fiancé and Major Terrill, who won't settle for truces.

Cast: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Alfonso Bedoya, Chuck Connors

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Western

Production Co: United Artists

Keywords: Rousing , Revenge , Spirited , Son , Rivalry ,


Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)
Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)