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9 Ratings


Directed by Stuart Heisler
United States, 1949
Drama, Action, Adventure


It’s Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing’s rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells with the help of oil expert Brad Brady and childhood friend Jim Redbird.

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Tulsa Directed by Stuart Heisler

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1950 | Nominee: Best Effects, Special Effects

What are people saying?

  • msmichel's rating of the film Tulsa

    The excellent visual effects and rousing action sequences are reason enough to discover this neglected gem but its Susan Hayward's performance here that makes this something special. Hayward is a cattle man's daughter who first gets into the oil business for revenge before letting greed take over her purpose.

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