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31 Ratings

The Rainmaker

Directed by Joseph Anthony
United States, 1956
Romance, Comedy, Thriller


A middle-aged woman, suffering from unrequited love for the local town sheriff, falls for a con man who comes to town with the promise that he can make it rain.

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The Rainmaker Directed by Joseph Anthony

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

BAFTA Awards

1958 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actress

Writers Guild of America

1957 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1957 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

1957 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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