The Big Country

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

A huge, sprawling western with just about everything: brilliant photography, superb music, an intelligent script, and excellent performances, including one from Heston that is one of the best of his career. Wyler was so taken by Heston that he starred him in his next film, BEN HUR, and Heston walked away with an Oscar. THE BIG COUNTRY didn't do as well...read more

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02:56 — A retiring sea captain and his wife move to the new frontier, only to become involved in a range war. First-rate cast!
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Feuding families vie for water rights in the old West in William Wyler's epic drama, The Big Country, starring Gregory Peck. Charlton Heston, Burl Ive (more…)
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02:52 — Trailer for The Big Country. In The Big Country Gregory Peck plays a seafaring man who heads west to marry Carroll Baker, the daughter of rancher Char (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A huge, sprawling western with just about everything: brilliant photography, superb music, an intelligent script, and excellent performances, including one from Heston that is one of the best of his career. Wyler was so taken by Heston that he starred him… (more)

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