MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,165 this week

The Young Land (1959)

 -  Western  -  1 May 1959 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 119 users  
Reviews: 7 user

An American gunslinger kills a Mexican man in California immediately after the Mexican-American war. The killer is arrested and put on trial for murder with the Hispanic population waiting to learn of American justice.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video + 1 more

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5035 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 
a list of 27 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 722 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 114 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Young Land" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Young Land (1959)

The Young Land (1959) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Young Land.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Night Tide (1961)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

On leave in a shore side town, Johnny becomes interested in a young dark haired woman. They meet and he learns that she plays a mermaid in the local carnival. After strange occurrences, ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson, Gavin Muir
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Searching for a doctor who can help him get his son to speak again--the boy hadn't uttered a word since he saw his mother die in the fire that burned down the family home--a Confederate ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The naive cowboy Tod Lohman accidentally kills the son of the powerful land baron Hunter Boyd. Tod runs for his life, pursued by the dead man's vengeful brothers. Tod shelters on the ranch ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway
Stars: Don Murray, Diane Varsi, Chill Wills
Comedy | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A good-natured saddle tramp and his sidekick mistaken for a ruthless outlaw with a price on his head and his sidekick.

Director: Stuart Heisler
Stars: Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest
Mars Needs Women (TV Movie 1967)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Dop leads his fellow Martians to Earth on an interplanetary quest for females. Dop proves that Martians have impeccable taste when one of his first conquests turns out to be sexy scientist Dr. Marjorie Bolen.

Director: Larry Buchanan
Stars: Tommy Kirk, Yvonne Craig, Warren Hammack
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two bounty hunters, one blinded and the other crippled by a man who double-crossed them, team up to track him down and get their revenge.

Director: Michael D. Moore
Stars: Robert Lansing, Patrick Wayne, Slim Pickens
Pony Soldier (1952)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1876, Duncan MacDonald joins the new, 300-member Mounted Police in western Canada, just in time for a dangerous mission. It seems the Cree Indians, raiding across the border in Montana, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Stars: Tyrone Power, Cameron Mitchell, Thomas Gomez
Tomahawk (1951)
History | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.

Director: Irwin Allen
Stars: Ronald Colman, Hedy Lamarr, Groucho Marx
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The year is 1990. An alien species makes contact with Earth through radio transmission, notifying of an imminent visit. Alien ship crash lands on Mars, and a rescue team is sent out from ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington
Stars: John Saxon, Basil Rathbone, Judi Meredith
Western | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

After being framed, a cowboy is sent to jail. After his time is served, he leaves with vengeance in his heart. Soon he meets a young Native American woman and together they go to settle their score with a small town and its corrupt leader.

Director: Bernard Girard
Stars: James Caan, Stefanie Powers, Aldo Ray
Crush Proof (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: François De Menil
Stars: François De Menil, Babette Lamy, Pierre Clémenti
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Sheriff Jim Ellison
...
Elena de la Madrid
...
Hatfield Carnes
...
Judge Millard Isham
Roberto De La Madrid ...
Don Roberto de la Madrid
Cliff Ketchum ...
Deputy Marshal Ben Stroud
...
Lee Hearn
...
Deputy Santiago
Ed Sweeney ...
Sully / Kelly (as Edward Seeeney)
John Michael Quijada ...
Vaquero (as John Quijada)
Miguel Camacho ...
Miguel
Tom Tiner ...
Charlie Higgins, Court Clerk
Carlos Romero ...
Francisco Quiroga
Eddie Juaregui ...
Drifter (as Edward Juaregui)
Los Reyes De Chapala ...
Mariachis
Edit

Storyline

An American gunslinger kills a Mexican man in California immediately after the Mexican-American war. The killer is arrested and put on trial for murder with the Hispanic population waiting to learn of American justice.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 May 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Californie Terre Nouvelle  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Hatfield Carnes: Now you talk big, Mex. Let's see if you got guts enough to draw on a white man.
See more »

Soundtracks

Strange Are the Ways of Love
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Sung by Randy Sparks
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The cowboys, the vaqueros and the newborn California.
20 April 2005 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This is an undeservedly forgotten film, I found it by chance as a DVD with a very low price. I did not expect much, but to my surprise it is quite a good western, also very interesting from the historical point of view. The story takes place when California became part of the United States, and it shows a potential conflict between English and Spanish speaking people, when Dennis Hopper, a real bad guy kills a Mexican. Pat Wayne is excellent as the young sheriff who does not wear a gun, also Ken Curtis as a tough guy who has problems with the law, but is willing to help Pat. Ben Stroud is the marshal and Dan O'Herlihy the judge. Yvonne Craig is cute as the young Mexican girl who falls for Wayne. There are the cowboys and the vaqueros waiting for the trial, the cowboys ready to turn Hopper loose, and the vaqueros waiting for him to be hanged. The story is very similar to "Star in the Dust", a 1956 western.


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Young Land (1959) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?