In 1970, John Wayne earned an Academy Award for his larger-than-life performance as the drunken, uncouth and totally fearless one-eyed U.S. Marshall, Rooster Cogburn. The cantankerous Rooster is hired by a headstrong young girl (Kim Darby) to find the man who murdered her father and fled with the family savings. When Cogburn's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. And the situation goes from troubled to disastrous when the inexperienced Texas Ranger (Glen Campbell) joins the party. Laughter and tears punctuate the wild action in this extraordinary Western which features performances by Robert Duvall and Strother Martin.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
283 Ratings
283 Ratings

88% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.9/10
  • Fresh 46
  • Rotten 6

Critics Consensus: True Grit rides along on the strength of a lived-in late-period John Wayne performance, adding its own entertaining spin to the oft-adapted source material.

11+ COMMON SENSE

Classic Western has memorable characters, some gun violence.

Information

Studio
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Classics
Released
Copyright
© 1969 Paramount Pictures Corporation, Hal B. Wallis and Joseph H. Hazen. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Arabic (Subtitles), Bulgarian (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Hebrew (Subtitles), Hindi (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Slovenian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)

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CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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