About

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she join...

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Directed by

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Written by

Joel Coen (Screenplay)
Ethan Coen (Screenplay)
Charles Portis (Novel)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Punishment Comes One Way or Another.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#334 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year Joel Coen Ethan Coen Scott Rudin

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Peter F. Kurland Greg Orloff Craig Berkey

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Jeff Bridges

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Craig Berkey