About

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

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Directed by

Henry Hathaway

Written by

Marguerite Roberts (Screenplay)
Charles Portis (Novel)
Don Black (Lyricist)

Runtime

128 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The strangest trio ever to track a killer

Cast

Keywords

man hunt bounty hunter

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role John Wayne

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Elmer Bernstein