• True Grit (1969)

True Grit

Release Date: 1969

DVD Release Date: March 21st, 2000

G |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

After hired hand Tom Chaney (Jeff Corey) murders the father of 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), she seeks vengeance and hires U.S. Marshal "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), a man of "true grit," to track Chaney into Indian territory. As the two begin their pursuit, a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), joins the manhunt in hopes of capturing Chaney for the murder of a Texas senator and collecting a substantial reward. The three clash on their quest of bringing to justice the same man.

Cast: John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Jeremy Slate, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper, Alfred Ryder, Strother Martin

Director: Henry Hathaway

Genres: Western

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Revenge , Pursuit , Doctor , Quest , Amusing , Murder ,


Winner Actor
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1970)
Nominated Music (Song -- Original for the Picture)
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama