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True Grit (2010)

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A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer.

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Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of western violence including disturbing images | See all certifications »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,823,254 (UK) (11 February 2011)

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$171,031,347 (USA) (22 April 2011)
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Trivia

Bear Man tells Rooster and Mattie that there is nothing north of the "picketwire." This is the Purgatoire River in southeastern Colorado, known locally as the Picketwire River or the Purgatory River. See more »

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Little Blackie can be seen wearing a breast collar during the river crossing that he doesn't wear during the rest of the film. See more »

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40-Year-Old Mattie: People do not give it credence that a young girl could leave home and go off in the wintertime to avenge her father's blood. But it did happen. I was just 14 years of age when a coward by the name of Tom Chaney shot my father down and robbed him of his life and his horse and two California gold pieces that he carried in his trouser band. Chaney was a hired man and Papa had taken him up to Fort Smith to help lead back a string of Mustang ponies he'd bought. In town, Chaney had ...
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Buster Coen, Ethan Coen's son, is listed in the end credits as "Mr. Damon's abs double". In reality, he was an on-set assistant to the script supervisor. See more »

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31 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When at the dinner table with the family some months back news came in that TRUE GRIT was going to be remade, and with Jeff Bridges, no less, the immediate response from everyone present was a burst of derisive laughter and rolling eyes.

I'm afraid seeing the film confirmed the initial reaction.

The film is rubbish from start to finish and the only recommendation I can offer is that it may spark interest in Henry Hathaway's moving and vastly superior 1969 film.

The original is superior in every way: the screenplay. direction, sets, photography, music and acting. And even if we wince a little at the somewhat inadequate performance of Glenn Campbell in the Wayne original, we wince mightily at the embarrassing histrionics of the current actors.

Not recommended at all.


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