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772 Ratings

The Quiet Man

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1952
Drama, Romance


After spending most of his unhappy life in America, Sean Thornton arrives in the little Irish village of Inisfree to find the peace and paradise his mother used to talk about. The first thing to catch his eye (after the cottage where he was born) is the beautiful and fiery Mary Kate Danaher.

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The Quiet Man Directed by John Ford

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1952 | 2 wins including: OCIC Award

Academy Awards

1953 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1953 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1952 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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