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Searchers, The (1956)  link to Searchers, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 2026

poster Searchers, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.9/10 (73747 votes)

Country: USA, 119 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure, Western

Director(s): John Ford

Video Codec: Unknown

Ethan Edwards, returned from the Civil War to the Texas ranch of his brother, hopes to find a home with his family and to be near the woman he obviously but secretly loves. But a Comanche raid destroys these plans, and Ethan sets out, along with his 1/8 Indian nephew Martin, on a years-long journey to find the niece kidnapped by the Indians under Chief Scar. But as the quest goes on, Martin begins to realize that his uncle's hatred for the Indians is beginning to spill over onto his now-assimilated niece. Martin becomes uncertain whether Ethan plans to rescue Debbie...or kill her.



photo John Wayne John Wayne Ethan Edwards
photo Jeffrey Hunter Jeffrey Hunter Martin Pawley
photo Vera Miles Vera Miles Laurie Jorgensen
photo Ward Bond Ward Bond Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton
photo Natalie Wood Natalie Wood Debbie Edwards - Age 15

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1