• The Quiet Man (2001)

The Quiet Man

Release Date: February 20th, 2001

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 1999

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

After accidentally killing an opponent in the ring, boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne) leaves America and returns to his native Ireland, hoping buy his family's homestead and live in peace. In doing so, he runs afoul of Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen), who long coveted the property. Spitefully, Will objects when his fiery sister, Mary Kate (Maureen O'Hara), begins a romance with Sean, and refuses to hand over her dowry. Mary Kate refuses to consummate the marriage until Sean retrieves the money.

Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick, Arthur Shields, Ward Bond, Jack MacGowran

Director: John Ford

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Republic Pictures Corporation, Argosy Productions Corporation

Distributors: Republic Pictures

Keywords: 1930s, Death, Love interest, Brother, Deception, Love, Small town, Forbidden love, Emotional, Escape, Doctor, Touching

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Awards

Winner Cinematography
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Sound Recording
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Winner Directing
Nominated Art Direction