Big Jake

  • 1971
  • Movie
  • GP
  • Western

Wayne brought in old friends, family, and associates to help him make BIG JAKE, and the resulting film is a disappointment. Helmed by George Sherman, who had worked with Wayne when he was a rising star at Republic in the "Three Mesquiteers" series of the late 1930s, the film is marred somewhat by lackadaisical direction and gratuitous violence. Wealthy...read more

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02:03 — A veteran Texan cattleman reunites with his estranged family to rescue his kidnapped grandson.
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After Martha (Maureen O'Hara) hires estranged husband Jacob (John Wayne) to rescue a kidnapped grandson he didn't know they had, he tangles with their (more…)
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John Wayne in his first scene seems to be policing the Southwest in general, confronting a vigilante (Jim Davis, a.k.a. Jock Ewing) and rescuing a Sco (more…)

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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: GP
  • Review: Wayne brought in old friends, family, and associates to help him make BIG JAKE, and the resulting film is a disappointment. Helmed by George Sherman, who had worked with Wayne when he was a rising star at Republic in the "Three Mesquiteers" series of the l… (more)

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