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Giant (1956)

NR 11/24/1956 (US) DramaWestern 3h 21m

Overview

Wealthy rancher Bick Benedict and dirt-poor cowboy Jett Rink both woo Leslie Lynnton, a beautiful young woman from Maryland who is new to Texas. She marries Benedict, but she is shocked by the racial bigotry of the White Texans against the local people of Mexican descent. Rink discovers oil on a small plot of land, and while he uses his vast, new wealth to buy all the land surrounding the Benedict ranch, the Benedict's disagreement over prejudice fuels conflict that runs across generations.

  1. George Stevens

    Director

  2. Edna Ferber

    Novel

  3. Fred Guiol

    Screenplay

  4. Ivan Moffat

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor

    Leslie Lynnton Benedict

  2. Rock Hudson

    Rock Hudson

    Jordan "Bick" Benedict Jr.

  3. James Dean

    James Dean

    Jett Rink

  4. Carroll Baker

    Carroll Baker

    Luz Benedict II

  5. Jane Withers

    Jane Withers

    Vashti Synthe

  6. Chill Wills

    Chill Wills

    Uncle Bawley

  7. Mercedes McCambridge

    Mercedes McCambridge

    Luz Benedict

  8. Dennis Hopper

    Dennis Hopper

    Jordan "Jordy" Benedict III

  9. Sal Mineo

    Sal Mineo

    Angel Obregón II

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Full Cast & Crew

Giant
Giant

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,400,000.00

Revenue $32,855,818.00

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Content Score

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