The Best Western Movies Ever Made
The searchers (1956)
This movie, based on the novel with the same title, was a great hit. With a $3.75 million production budget, it quickly earned $5 million, which was a significant sum in 1956. Since that date, Warner Bros made several more millions on this production.
Movie Plot: An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
- Rated: Passed
- Released: 26 May 1956 in USA
- Runtime: 119 min
- Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond
- BoxOffice: N/A
- Awards: Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
The Searchers was Written by Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Alan Le May (from the novel by) and directed by John Ford and produced by Warner Brothers.