About

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality...

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Directed by

Martin Ritt

Written by

Larry McMurtry (Novel)
Irving Ravetch (Writer)
Harriet Frank Jr. (Writer)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The man with the barbed-wire soul.

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book texas alcoholism rodeo rebellious youth ranch neo-western housekeeper rancher ranchers hero worship

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Hal Pereira Sam Comer