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25 Ratings

Broken Lance

Directed by Edward Dmytryk
United States, 1954
Western, Drama


Rancher Matt Devereaux rears his four sons with tough love in this Western that rings of Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” After years of living under their dad’s rule, Ben, Mike and Danny are indifferent when he’s accused of a crime.

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Broken Lance Directed by Edward Dmytryk

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

1955 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1955 | Winner: Best Film Promoting International Understanding

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