The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Poster

Release Date: 1948

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the Sierra Madre mountains to find gold. Although they discover treasure, they also find plenty of trouble, not only from ruthless bandits lurking in the dangerous Mexican wilderness but from their own insecurities and greed, which threaten to bring conflict at any moment.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, Barton MacLane, Alfonso Bedoya

Director: John Huston

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Keywords: Rivalry, Engaging, Police officer, Gritty, Survival, Tense, Quest, Competition


Nominated Film From Any Source
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1949)
Winner Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Winner Directing
Winner Writing (Screenplay)
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture