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173 Ratings

The Big Sky

Directed by Howard Hawks
United States, 1952
Drama, Western


Jim Deakins is a frontiersman and Indian trader who is making a perilous journey with a group of other men up the Missouri River to get a large haul of furs from friendly Blackfoot Indians. The problem is that they have to get through hostile Indian territory first.

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The Big Sky Directed by Howard Hawks

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1953 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Directors Guild of America

1953 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures




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