For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
50 Ratings


Directed by Wesley Ruggles
United States, 1931
Drama, Western


This Oscar®-winning epic on Oklahoma is based on the novel by Edna Ferber. In 1889 two million acres of Indian Territory were opened in the greatest land rush ever. Yancey takes his wife Sabra and his son named Cimarron (meaning wild and unruly) to start a newspaper in the boomtown Osage..

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Cimarron Directed by Wesley Ruggles

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1931 | 3 wins including: Best Picture

1931 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1931 | Winner: Top Ten Films

What are people saying?

Related films