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True Grit (1969)

G 128 min - Drama, Western, Adventure - 11 June 1969
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The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he has "grit", and a reputation of getting the job done. The two are joined by a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), who is looking for the same man (Jeff Corey) for a separate murder in Texas. Their odyssey takes them from Fort Smith, Arkansas, deep into the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) to find their man.

Director:  Henry Hathaway
Stars:  John Wayne, Kim Darby, Jeremy Slate, Dennis Hopper, Robert Duvall, Glen Campbell, Alfred Ryder, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey, Ron Soble, John Fiedler, James Westerfield, John Doucette, Donald Woods, Edith Atwater

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The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he has "grit", and a reputation of getting the job done. The two are joined by a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), who is looking for the same man (Jeff Corey) for a separate murder in Texas. Their odyssey takes them from Fort Smith, Arkansas, deep into the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) to find their man.


Collections: 1960s, Henry Hathaway

Tagline: The strangest trio ever to track a killer

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Language:  English
Release Date:  11 June 1969

Box Office

Revenue:  $14,250,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 08 min

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