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Status: Released

Runtime: 119

Budget: $3,750,000

Revenue: $0

Language: en

Webpage: -

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  •  NR


  •  U


  •  M/12

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  • Sentieri Selvaggi
  • A Desaparecida
  • Centauros del desierto
  • 日落狂沙
Content Score: 100

(1956)

8.0/10 (49 votes)

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As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

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He had to find her... he had to find her...

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John Wayne


as Ethan Edwards

Jeffrey Hunter


as Martin Pawley

Vera Miles


as Laurie Jorgensen

Natalie Wood


as Debbie Edwards (older…

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A review by John Chard

What makes a man to wander?

Upon returning from a trip out to find cattle thieves, Ethan Edwards finds his brother and sister-in-law murdered by Comanches, and their two daughters missing. Driven by a hatred of Indians, and a motive of some determination, Edwards and his part Indian companion set off to find the missing girls, a perilous journey that will span many years.

The Searchers is one of the greatest Westerns ever made, in fact it's one of the finest pictures all told ever made. It's reputation as such is most definitely warranted, directed and photographed with almost peerless pr... read the rest.