The Big Country
Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers and ranch foreman Steve Leech takes an immediate dislike to him. Pat is spoiled, selfish and controlled by her wealthy father, Major Henry Terrill. The Major is involved in a ruthless civil war, over watering rights for cattle, with a rough hewn clan led by Rufus Hannassey. The land in question is owned by Julie Maragon and both Terrill and Hannassey want it.
The Big Country review by Soap2day
The Big Country - one of the most watched movies of the 1958.
You won`t regret spending 166 minutes at the screen.
This movie stands out among similar films in the genre Drama, Romance, Western with its unconventional plot.
One of the best movies of 1958, combining all the experience of the film industry of the past years.
You have to hand it to Ivan Volkman, John Waters, Ray Gosnell Jr., Robert Gary, Robert Templeton, Sam Freedle, William Wyler for putting together a great cast.
The wonderful cast of actors, consisting of Alfonso Bedoya, Buff Brady, Burl Ives, Carroll Baker, Charles Bickford, Charlton Heston, Chuck Connors, Chuck Hayward, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, admire their professionalism.
Duration: 166 min
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%