The Quiet Man Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1464

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 79

Theatrical Release Date: 08/14/1952

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/25/2016

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: John Ford

Actors: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick

Plot: A retired boxer returns to Ireland, his birthplace, to obtain some land. -- sapien

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/18/2019

When you here the name John Wayne you automatically think of westerns, but this gem of a love story is quite a pleasurable change.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 06/04/2012

The film itself is charming and full of Irish-inspired humor, but I felt like it glossed over certain stormy parts of Wayne & O'Hara's budding relationship too quickly and neatly (such as her quick acceptance of his marriage proposal,) and was unevenly paced so that the conflict never quiet built in a steady manner.

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donkeyknight - wrote on 06/06/2011

Marriage is a stormy, windy, bumpy and passionate endeavor and this film perfectly captures that with good humor. The kinship of the cast and crew create something amazing. Too many memorable, genius scenes to list, all the way to the ending scene with those whispered words. Just perfect.

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My favorite John Wayne movie!!!

mdtinney - wrote on 10/07/2009

Not only is this film a wonderful display of cinematography and acting clout, it also brings to the screen a great story--what movie-making is all about. John Ford wasn't concerned with demographics, box office sales, or action figure revenues. He just wanted to tell some really good stories. And The Quiet Man does just that. With the on-screen chemistry between Wayne and O'Hara, the farcical comedy of Barry Fitzgerald and the breathtaking landscape on which they are filmed, Ford (who received an Oscar for Best Director for this project) draws you into his world of hard-work, good times and tremendous passion. Ireland has seldom been captured in such a beautiful or accurate way since and (seeing as it was the first American film to be shot in Ireland) displays a world that few have been …

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