Rio Bravo

(1959)

Overview

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies - a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple - must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach.

  1. Howard Hawks

    Director

  2. Leigh Brackett

    Screenplay

  3. Jules Furthman

    Screenplay

  4. B.H. McCampbell

    Author

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    Sheriff John T. Chance (Grant)

  2. Dean Martin

    Dean Martin

    Dude ('Borachón')

  3. Ricky Nelson

    Ricky Nelson

    Colorado Ryan

  4. Walter Brennan

    Walter Brennan

    Stumpy

  5. Angie Dickinson

    Angie Dickinson

    Feathers

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Rio Bravo
Rio Bravo

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 17, 1959
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 21m

Budget -

Revenue $5,800,000.00

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