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188 Ratings

The Big Country

Directed by William Wyler
United States, 1958
Drama, Romance, Western


A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

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The Big Country Directed by William Wyler

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1959 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

BAFTA Awards

1960 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

Directors Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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