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119 Ratings

Broken Arrow

Directed by Delmer Daves
United States, 1950
Western, Romance, Drama


By 1870, there has been 10 years of cruel war between settlers and Cochise’s Apaches. Ex-soldier Tom Jeffords saves the life of an Apache boy and determines to use this chance to make himself an ambassador. Against all odds, his solitary mission into Cochise’s stronghold opens a dialogue.

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Broken Arrow Directed by Delmer Daves

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1951 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Writers Guild of America

1951 | Winner: Best Written American Western (Screen)

1951 | Nominee: The Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene) (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1951 | Winner: Best Film Promoting International Understanding

1951 | Nominee: Best Cinematography - Color

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