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557 Ratings


Directed by George Stevens, Fred Guiol
United States, 1953


Shane (Alan Ladd) is a soft-spoken ex-gunfighter who becomes a farm hand for a frontier family. All the local homesteaders are terrorised by a ruthless cattleman, and Shane reluctantly faces the fact that his gunfighting skills are of more use than his farm labour.

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Shane Directed by George Stevens, Fred Guiol

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Winner: Best Cinematography, Color

1954 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1953 | 2 wins including: Best Director

BAFTA Awards

1954 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

Directors Guild of America

1954 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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