For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.9
154 Ratings

Of Mice and Men

Directed by Lewis Milestone
United States, 1939
Drama

Synopsis

This adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel remains the most potent treatment of the classic Depression-era story. A mentally disabled giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy’s ranch, as they try to make ends meet while dreaming of a modest future tilling their own land.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Of Mice and Men Directed by Lewis Milestone

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1940 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1940 | Winner: Top Ten Films

What are people saying?

Related films