True Grit Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 645

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 194

Theatrical Release Date: 06/11/1969

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Western

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Henry Hathaway

Actors: John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper, Jeremy Slate

Plot: A grizzled and often-times drunk U.S. Marshal joins a Texas Ranger to help a stubborn young girl track down her fathers' killers in Indian territory. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/03/2019

Humorous, epic, and smart as a whip, "True Grit" is an all-American western and classic.

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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 07/05/2012

Mattie (Kim Darby) travels to Fort Smith to hire U.S. Marshal Reuben "Rooster" J. Cogburn (John Wayne) to avenge her father’s murder. Some of the background characters and unnecessary scenes kept the picture somewhat lengthy. Action sequences, score and cinematography were wonderful. If only there were more likable characters and action for this western. True Grit is an authentic film of its genre with a rare strong leading lady in a young Kim Karby, Hopper and Duvall.

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Snoogans - wrote on 11/29/2011

One of John Wayne's best western performances.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 01/28/2012

A prim young woman enlists the aid of a crotchety old US marshal to track down the outlaw who killed her father. This characterful western from the old school has had a lot of plaudits, but to me it's not much different from many other of Wayne's outings. John Wayne plays John Wayne yet again, and if you don't cotton to him this sure as spit ain't gonna change yer mind. The story is simple but the amusing bickering between Wayne and the hard-headed Kim Darby makes for some fun scenes, as does some great cameos from Strother Martin, Dennis Hopper and Robert Duvall. It seems a little overlong for what it is, Glen Campbell's character being a little irrelevant and everything after the great showdown seems rather superfluous but it's a good, solid old fashioned western that won't disappoint …

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