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Giant (1956)

G 201 min - Action, Drama, Western - 10 October 1956
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Director George Stevens sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferbers best seller. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, with a win for Stevens, and starring Rock Hudson as rancher Bick Benedict, Elizabeth Taylor as his wife Leslie and James Dean (in his final film role) as nouveau oil baron Jett Rink, this tale of three generations of Texans remains both grand and intimate.

Director:  George Stevens
Stars:  Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Rod Taylor, Judith Evelyn, Earl Holliman, Robert Nichols, Paul Fix, Alexander Scourby, Charles Watts, Elsa Cárdenas, Carolyn Craig, Monte Hale, Sheb Wooley, Mary Ann Edwards, Victor Millan, Mickey Simpson, Pilar Del Rey, Maurice Jara, Noreen Nash, Ray Whitley, Napoleon Whiting, Fran Bennett, Elsa Aguirre, Barbara Barrie

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Director George Stevens sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferbers best seller. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, with a win for Stevens, and starring Rock Hudson as rancher Bick Benedict, Elizabeth Taylor as his wife Leslie and James Dean (in his final film role) as nouveau oil baron Jett Rink, this tale of three generations of Texans remains both grand and intimate.



Tagline: The legendary epic that's as big as Texas.

Genres: Action, Drama, Western

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Language:  English, Spanish
Release Date:  10 October 1956

Box Office

Budget:  $5,400,000
Revenue:  $35,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 21 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTOR — James Dean {“Jett Rink”}
ACTOR — Rock Hudson {“Bick Benedict”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Mercedes McCambridge {“Luz Benedict”}
ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Ralph S. Hurst
COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — Moss Mabry, Marjorie Best
DIRECTING — George Stevens – WON
FILM EDITING — William Hornbeck, Philip W. Anderson, Fred Bohanan
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Dimitri Tiomkin
BEST MOTION PICTURE — George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg, Producers
WRITING (Screenplay–Adapted) — Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat


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