The Homesman

(2014)

Overview

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs, to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women head east, where a waiting minister and his wife have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat.

  1. Tommy Lee Jones

    Director, Writer

  2. Glendon Swarthout

    Novel

  3. Kieran Fitzgerald

    Writer

  4. Wesley Oliver

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Hilary Swank

    Hilary Swank

    Mary Bee Cuddy

  2. Tommy Lee Jones

    Tommy Lee Jones

    George Briggs

  3. Grace Gummer

    Grace Gummer

    Arabella Sours

  4. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Altha Carter

  5. Miranda Otto

    Miranda Otto

    Theoline Belknapp

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 29, 2014
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget $16,000,000.00

Revenue $3,442,853.00

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