The Searchers

(1956)

Overview

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

  1. Alan Le May

    Novel

  2. Frank S. Nugent

    Screenplay

  3. John Ford

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    Ethan Edwards

  2. Jeffrey Hunter

    Jeffrey Hunter

    Martin Pawley

  3. Vera Miles

    Vera Miles

    Laurie Jorgensen

  4. Natalie Wood

    Natalie Wood

    Debbie Edwards (older)

  5. Ward Bond

    Ward Bond

    Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton

Full Cast & Crew

The Searchers
The Searchers

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 13, 1956
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $3,750,000.00

Revenue -

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