Broken Lance



Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.

  1. Edward Dmytryk


  2. Richard Murphy


  3. Philip Yordan


Top Billed Cast

  1. Spencer Tracy

    Spencer Tracy

    Matt Devereaux

  2. Robert Wagner

    Robert Wagner

    Joe Devereaux

  3. Jean Peters

    Jean Peters


  4. Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark

    Ben Devereaux

  5. Katy Jurado

    Katy Jurado

    Señora Devereaux

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Broken Lance
Broken Lance



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 25, 1954


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -



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