True Grit

(1969)

Overview

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he has "grit", and a reputation of getting the job done. The two are joined by a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), who is looking for the same man (Jeff Corey) for a separate murder in Texas. Their odyssey takes them from Fort Smith, Arkansas, deep into the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) to find their man.

  1. Marguerite Roberts

    Screenplay

  2. Charles Portis

    Novel

  3. Henry Hathaway

    Director

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 11, 1969
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 8m

Budget -

Revenue $14,250,000.00

Homepage -

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Content Score

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