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Writers (WGA):
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22 December 2010 (USA) See more »
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Punishment comes one way or another See more »
Plot:
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for 10 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 116 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jeff Bridges ... Rooster Cogburn

Hailee Steinfeld ... Mattie Ross

Matt Damon ... LaBoeuf

Josh Brolin ... Tom Chaney

Barry Pepper ... Lucky Ned Pepper

Dakin Matthews ... Col. Stonehill
Jarlath Conroy ... Undertaker

Paul Rae ... Emmett Quincy

Domhnall Gleeson ... Moon (The Kid)

Elizabeth Marvel ... 40-Year-Old Mattie

Roy Lee Jones ... Yarnell

Ed Corbin ... Bear Man (as Ed Lee Corbin)

Leon Russom ... Sheriff

Bruce Green ... Harold Parmalee

Candyce Hinkle ... Boarding House Landlady
Peter Leung ... Mr. Lee
Don Pirl ... Cole Younger

Joe Stevens ... Cross-examining Lawyer
David Lipman ... First Lawyer
Jake Walker ... Judge Parker
Orlando Storm Smart ... Stableboy (as Orlando Smart)
Ty Mitchell ... Ferryman

Nicholas Sadler ... Repentant Condemned Man

Scott Sowers ... Unrepentant Condemned Man
Jonathan Joss ... Condemned Indian
Maggie A. Goodman ... Woman at Hanging
Brandon Sanderson ... Indian Youth at Bagby's
Ruben Nakai Campana ... Indian Youth at Bagby's
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andy Andersen ... Horseman (uncredited)

Mary Anzalone ... Traveling Lady (uncredited)
Gopal Bidari ... Ethnic Jury Member (uncredited)

Joseph Blackstone ... Citizen (uncredited)

Brian Brown ... Coke Hays (uncredited)
Alan Eaglewolf Bryant ... Indian #6 in Wild West Show (uncredited)
Wendy Crouse ... Town Lady (uncredited)
Craig Denham ... Wild West Show Worker (uncredited)

Ted Ferguson ... Hanging Witness (uncredited)
Scott Flick ... Clement Parmalee (uncredited)
Martina Griffin ... Wild West Show Indian (uncredited)

Beau Harris ... Smoker (uncredited)
Samantha Inoue Harte ... Horserider (uncredited)

Cody Jones ... Indian in Wild West Show (uncredited)

Scott Mason ... Boarder (uncredited)
John Michael Measells ... Wild West Hand (uncredited)
Joe Nelson ... Hanging Witness (uncredited)
Kaiya Pelletier ... Ft. Smith Girl / Memphis Girl (uncredited)
Cameron Rostami ... Pedro (uncredited)

J.K. Simmons ... J. Noble Daggett (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Ethan Coen 
Joel Coen 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Joel Coen (screenplay) &
Ethan Coen (screenplay)

Charles Portis (novel)

Produced by
Ethan Coen .... producer
Joel Coen .... producer
David Ellison .... executive producer
Megan Ellison .... executive producer
Robert Graf .... executive producer
Scott Rudin .... producer
Paul Schwake .... executive producer
Steven Spielberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Carter Burwell 
 
Cinematography by
Roger Deakins (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ethan Coen  (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen  (as Roderick Jaynes)
 
Casting by
Patti Carns Kalles (casting search)
Ellen Chenoweth 
 
Production Design by
Jess Gonchor 
 
Art Direction by
Stefan Dechant 
Christina Ann Wilson (supervising art director) (as Christy Wilson)
 
Set Decoration by
Nancy Haigh 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Zophres 
 
Makeup Department
Deborah Ball .... hair stylist: Austin
Christine Beveridge .... makeup artist: Mr. Damon (as Chrissie Beveridge)
Troy Breeding .... key makeup artist
Jacenda Burkett .... makeup artist: Austin
Beate Eisele .... key makeup artist (as Beate Petruccelli)
Kay Georgiou .... hair department head
Jason Hamer .... special makeup effects artist
Thomas Nellen .... makeup department head
Geordie Sheffer .... key hair stylist
Christien Tinsley .... special makeup effects designer and creator
Terri Ewton .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Michaela Farrell .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Robin Myriah Hatcher .... special makeup effects production coordinator: Tinsley Studio (uncredited)
Heather Henry .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jennifer Hodges .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Meredith Johns .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Erwin H. Kupitz .... facial hair pieces (uncredited)
Missy Lisenby .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Kathy Miller .... additional hairstylist (uncredited)
Sheila Moore .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Joe Rivera .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Yoichi Art Sakamoto .... prosthetic dental appliances: Barry Pepper (uncredited)
Alissa Shores .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Marlene D. Whiton .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Hiroshi Yada .... special makeup effects crew: Tinsley studio (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Catherine Farrell .... post-production supervisor
Karen Ruth Getchell .... production supervisor
Robert Graf .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Clarke .... second second assistant director
Bac DeLorme .... second assistant director
Betsy Magruder .... first assistant director
Jeremy Reisig .... additional second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Jeff B. Adams Jr. .... set designer
J. Todd Anderson .... drawboy
Ulrike Auer-Erdoes .... plaster foreperson: New Mexico
Pedro Barquin .... on-set greens
Paul Barreras .... tools person: New Mexico (as Paul J. Barreras)
David D. Baumann .... props: New Mexico
Patrick Boyles .... set painter
Noah Bradley .... additional construction coordinator: New Mexico
Rick Brondum .... painter gang boss
Thomas E. Brown .... lead scenic artist
John C. Cameron .... assistant property master
Brandon Campbell .... sculptor: Texas
Kit Casati .... sculptor: Texas
Dirk Clark .... foreman: Texas
Chris Clayton .... set dresser: Texas
Dennis Collins .... on-set painter: New Mexico
Chris Combs .... set dresser: Texas
Sage Emmett Connell .... lead person: New Mexico (as Sage Connell)
Jason Critchfield .... paint foreperson: New Mexico
Brian Cross .... foreperson: Texas
Tim Dingle .... sign painter: Texas
Derek Drewes .... carpenter
Travis Eisenberg .... propmaker: Texas
John Frick .... set designer
Sonia L. Garcia .... on-set painter: Texas
Sonia L. Garcia .... stand-by painter (as L. Sonia Garcia)
Daniel J. Gillooly .... greens foreman: New Mexico
Graham Griswold .... set dresser: New Mexico
Gregory Hill .... illustrator
Elliott Hostetter .... on-set dresser: Texas
Richard Hurff .... propmaker: New Mexico
Scott G. Jones .... foreperson
Steve Kahn .... construction foreperson: New Mexico
Jerry Kilber .... construction foreperson
Ellen Lampl .... graphic designer
Melody Lloyd .... construction medic: Texas
Pat Martine .... paint foreman: Texas (as Patrick Martine)
David Menefee .... foreman: Texas
Jarrette Moats .... art department coordinator
Leigh Anne Montaño .... art department coordinator: New Mexico
Orlando R. Montoya .... greens
Jesus Ornelas .... propmaker foreperson: New Mexico (as Jesus Ornelas Jr.)
Jose Orozco .... lead greens: Texas
Randy Ortega .... lead scenic: New Mexico (as Randy E. Ortega)
Chris Painter .... set dresser: New Mexico
Sara Philpott .... buyer
Adele Plauche .... set designer
Leonard Sanchez .... greens person: New Mexico
Eric S. Saperstein .... paint foreman: Texas
Ronald F. Savini Jr. .... plasterer: Texas
Loren Schoel .... set painter: New Mexico
Phil Shirey .... set dresser: Texas
Michael Smothers .... tool man: Texas
Duprelon Tizdale .... on set greens
Angelo Tomarchio .... sculptor: New Mexico
Joseph A. Torres .... foreperson: New Mexico
David Tye .... sculptor: Texas
Cuitlahuac Morales Velazquez .... sculptor
Keith Walters .... property master
Tom Ward .... construction coordinator
Mark Weissenfluh .... lead person
Randal Woodward .... paint foreperson: Texas
Koen Wooten .... props: Texas
Colin Zaug .... on-set dresser: New Mexico
Carl Zeller .... foreperson: New Mexico
Robert Brown .... carpenter (uncredited)
Corey Childress .... propmaker (uncredited)
Juliet Guimont .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Leonard Sanchez .... utility technician (uncredited)
Thomas Schneider .... sculptor (uncredited)
Walter Schneider .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Tek J. Smith .... propmaker (uncredited)
Kevan Weber .... set dresser (uncredited)
Robert H. Winn .... paint foreman (uncredited)
Jeri Woodward .... scenic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Axtell .... production sound mixer
Phil Barrie .... assistant sound editor
Craig Berkey .... sound designer
Craig Berkey .... sound re-recording mixer
Sarah Bourgeois .... assistant sound editor
Shayna Brown .... sound re-recording mixer
Blake Collins .... additional re-recording mixer
Kay Colvin .... cable person
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Joel Dougherty .... foley editor
Kenton Jakub .... adr editor
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer: New York
Randall L. Johnson .... boom operator (as Randy Johnson)
Peter F. Kurland .... production sound mixer
George A. Lara .... foley mixer
Skip Lievsay .... sound re-recording mixer
Skip Lievsay .... supervising sound editor
Howard London .... adr mixer: Los Angeles
Greg Orloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Jay Wilkinson .... sound effects editor
Byron Wilson .... dialogue/adr editor
Katy Wood .... dialogue editor
Bob Beher .... foley editor (uncredited)
Eric Harwood .... sound recordist (uncredited)
David Raines .... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Steve Cremin .... special effects coordinator
Robert House .... special effects technician (as Bob House)
Robert House .... special effects technician: New Mexico (as Bob House)
Julian Ledger .... creature effects painter
William D. Lee .... special effects foreman (as William Lee)
Damian Lund .... special effects technician: Texas
Wes Mattox .... special effects technician
Lee McConnell .... special effects foreman
James W. McCormick .... special effects technician: Texas
Brandon K. McLaughlin .... special effects technician (as Brandon Keys McLaughlin)
Todd Minobe .... mechanical horse effects
Brian Montgomery .... special effects technician: Texas
Robert Newton .... mechanical horse effects
Gary Petersen .... special effects technician: New Mexico
Mark Rappaport .... mechanical horse effects
Lynette Roy .... creature fabricator
Lynette Roy .... special effects
Richard Terry Tjelmeland .... special effects foreman
Dennis Yeager II .... special effects technician (as Dennis A. Yeager II)
Aida Caefer .... puppet crew (uncredited)
Matt Corrigan .... special effects technician (uncredited)
David Johnson .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Scott Oshita .... special effects animatronic horse (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Andy Burmeister .... matchmover: Luma Pictures
Alexandre Cancado .... lead compositor: Luma Pictures
John Cassella .... senior effects TD: Luma Pictures (as John Cassella Jr.)
Marcel Caue .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Ray Chang .... digital paint artist: Luma Pictures
Vincent Cirelli .... visual effects supervisor: Luma Pictures
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals (as Pat Clancey)
Nick Damico .... effects TD: Luma Pictures
Brandon Davis .... effects technical director: Luma Pictures
Ruy Delgado .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures (as Ruy Santos Delgado)
Chad Dombrova .... senior pipeline TD: Luma Pictures
Matthew G. Donnan .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures (as Matt Donnan)
Tayla Ealom .... visual effects production assistant: Luma Pictures
Brian Fortune .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Julie Garcia .... lighter: Luma Pictures
Katie Godwin .... visual effects coordinator: Luma Pictures
Lenny Gordon .... matchmover: Luma Pictures
Anthony Grant .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Steve Griffith .... visual effects producer: Luma Pictures
Jennifer Gutierrez .... compositor: Luma Pictures
H Haden Hammond .... sequence supervisor: Luma Pictures
Satoshi Harada .... lighter: Luma Pictures
John R. Hazzard .... pipeline technical director: Luma Pictures (as John Hazzard)
Brent Hensarling .... senior systems administrator: Luma Pictures
Catherine Hughes .... visual effects coordinator: Luma Pictures
Justin Johnson .... digital effects supervisor: Luma Pictures
Harimander Singh Khalsa .... compositor: Luma Pictures (as Michael Cashore)
Tony Lyons .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Jessica Madsen .... roto/paint lead: Luma Pictures (as Jessica Bakke)
Marcel Martins .... rotoscope artist: Luma Pictures
Marcel Caue Martins .... rotoscope artist: Luma Pictures
Paul Molodowitch .... pipeline technical director: Luma Pictures
Glenn Morris .... roto/paint supervisor: Luma Pictures
Gautama Murcho .... junior compositor: Luma Pictures
Marla Neto .... visual effects coordinator: Luma Pictures
Justin O'Reilly .... visual effects production assistant: Luma Pictures
Michael Perdew .... technical coordinator: Luma Pictures
Tom Piedmont .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Justin Porter .... technical coordinator: Luma Pictures
Pavel Pranevsky .... CG supervisor: Luma Pictures
Pimentel A. Raphael .... animation supervisor: Luma Pictures (as Raphael Pimentel)
Nathan Rich .... system administrator: Luma Pictures
Marcos Romero .... animator: Luma Pictures (as Marcos D. Romero)
Drew Rosen .... system administrator: Luma Pictures
Jean-Louis Schiller .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures (as Schiller Jean-Louis Jr.)
Payam Shohadai .... managing visual effects supervisor: Luma Pictures
Joey Sila .... compositor: Luma Pictures
Jared Simeth .... lead compositor: Luma Pictures
Thanapoom Siripopungul .... rigging technical director: Luma Pictures
Ryan Sivley .... animator: Luma Pictures
Devin Smith .... pipeline TD: Luma Pictures
Safari Sosebee .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Michael Stewart .... compositor: Luma Pictures
Richard Sutherland .... CG supervisor: Luma Pictures
Steven Swanson .... senior visual effects producer: Luma Pictures
Ryan Trippensee .... compositor: Luma Pictures
James Waterson .... compositor: Luma Pictures
Elaine Wu .... animator: Luma Pictures
Brandon Young .... effects TD: Luma Pictures
Sonia Yu .... lighter: Luma Pictures
Loic Zimmermann .... concept artist: Luma Pictures
Gus Duron .... digital opticals editor (uncredited)
Jessica Madsen .... digital artist: Luma Pictures (uncredited)
Philippe Majdalani .... digital intermediate assistant producer (uncredited)
Artin Matousian .... systems administrator (uncredited)
Jared Sanders .... matchmove artist: Luma Pictures (uncredited)
Ignacio Suárez Rubio .... additional visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Pedro Barquin .... stunts
Thomas E. Bentley .... stunts
Tony Lee Boggs .... stunts (as Tony L. Boggs)
Craig Branham .... stunts
Brian Brown .... stunts (as Brian Lee Brown)
Tim Buchanan .... stunts
Loyd Catlett .... stunts
Eliza Coleman .... stunts
Vince Deadrick Jr. .... stunts
Danny Downey .... stunts
Mickey Giacomazzi .... stunts (as Mickey Giacommazzi)
Scout Schoenfeld Hendrickson .... stunts (as Scout Hendrickson)
Donald John Hewitt .... stunts (as Donald J. Hewitt)
Jery Hewitt .... stunt coordinator
Cassidy Hice .... stunt double: Hailee Steinfeld
Cassidy Hice .... stunts (as Cassidy Vick-Hice)
Doran Ingram .... stunts (as Doran W. Ingram)
Jennifer Lamb .... stunts
Ian Mclaughlin .... key stunt rigger
Ian Mclaughlin .... stunts
Casey O'Neill .... stunt double: Matt Damon
Michael Ortiz .... stunts (as Mike Ortiz)
Jason Owen .... stunt driver
Monty Stuart .... stunts
Mark Warrick .... stunts (as Mark Warrack)
Mike Watson .... stunts
Willie Weber .... utility stunts
Paul Willis .... stunts
Tommy Goodwin .... stunts: expert rider (uncredited)
Louis Moncivias .... stunt safety team (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeff Anderson .... rigging electrician: New Mexico (as Jeff S. Anderson)
Troy Anderson .... assistant chief rigging electric (as Troy K. Anderson)
Liza Bambenek .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Jeff Bettis .... grip: New Mexico
Matt Bizer .... video assist: Texas
Nathan Brown .... rigging electrician: Texas (as Nate Brown)
Paul Candrilli .... grip: second company
Dante Cardone .... lighting specialist
Giovanni Carranza .... production assistant: camera department
Scott Conn .... electrician: Austin
Eric Cunningham .... rigging electrician: Texas
Garrett Dawson .... rigging electrician: New Mexico (as Garrett Lee Dawson)
R. Michael De Chellis .... chief rigging electrician
Roger Deakins .... camera operator
Wes Dixon .... electrician: Texas
Allen Eaves .... electrician: New Mexico
Paul Elliott .... camera operator: splinter unit, Austin
Paul Elliott .... director of photography: splinter unit, Austin
John Eschberger .... rigging electrician: Texas
Tobin Espeset .... grip: New Mexico
Benjamin Estrada .... rigging electrician: New Mexico (as Benjamin W. Estrada)
Kevin Fahey .... rigging grip: second company
Adam Flores .... grip: New Mexico (as Adam T. Flores)
James Garcia .... electrician: New Mexico (as James A. Garcia)
Charley Gilleran .... rigging grip: first company
John K.D. Graham .... lighting technician
Christopher Griffin .... electrician
Bruce Hamme .... dolly grip
Ian Hanna .... grip: New Mexico (as Ian J. Hanna)
Brian M. Harman .... rigging electrician: New Mexico
Andy Harris .... first assistant camera
Donald R. Howe Jr. .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Texas unit (as Don Howe Jr.)
Chip Huntington .... grip: Texas
John Hyeoma .... rigging electrician: New Mexico
Jason Keene .... rigging grip: Texas
David R. Kohn .... assistant chief lighting technician: New Mexico (as David Kohn)
Kurt Kornemann .... second company grip: New Mexico (as Kurt A. Kornemann)
Charles C. Lee .... rigging electrician: New Mexico
Mitchell Andrew Lillian .... key grip (as Mitch Lillian)
Brian Malone .... grip: New Mexico (as Brian B. Malone)
Rick Marroquin .... dolly grip
Lea Miller .... grip: New Mexico
Chris Napolitano .... chief lighting technician
Steve O'Hallearn .... grip: additional photography
Sam Pearcy .... daily second assistant camera
Spencer Pharr .... rigging electric
Jessica Ramos .... film loader
Phillip Renke .... rigging grip: Texas
Donis Rhoden .... second company grip: Texas
Lorey Sebastian .... still photographer: New Mexico
Christopher H. Sipes .... rigging electrician: New Mexico
Bobby Sledge .... rigging electrician: Texas
Pete Stockton .... rigging grip: Texas (as Peter Stockton)
Jesse Tango .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Jess Tango)
BJ Thomas .... rigging electrician: New Mexico
Leif E. Ulvog .... grip
Erik Untersee .... rigging grip: Texas
Steve Urban .... grip: Texas
Ezra Venetos .... grip: Texas
Aaron Atom Vyvial .... grip: Texas (as Aaron Vyvial)
Craig Wadlin .... rigging grip: Texas
Chris Wagganer .... video assist (as Chris W. Wagganer)
Bill Waltman .... generator operator: New Mexico
Chad Watters .... electrician: New Mexico
Wilson Webb .... still photographer: Texas (as Wilson R. Webb)
Scott Wetzel .... video assist: New Mexico
Jeff Andrus .... key grip: second unit (uncredited)
Bradley Barnes .... lighting technician (uncredited)
John Bonnin .... libra head operator (uncredited)
Chip Byrd .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, New Mexico unit (uncredited)
Bennett Cerf .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ryan Eustis .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, New Mexico unit (uncredited)
Michael Fitzgerald .... epk photographer (uncredited)
Trevor Howe .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Chris Lovely .... electrician (uncredited)
Damon Marcellino .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Sean McClellan .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Trevor Murphy .... camera production assistant (uncredited)
Lauren Petzke .... electrician (uncredited)
Chad Lear Plunkett .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Ian Quigley .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Froylan Reyes Jr. .... electrician (uncredited)
Greg Travis .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Michael Woodside .... electrician: re-shoots (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Jo Edna Boldin .... local casting: New Mexico and Texas
Debbie DeLisi .... background casting: Texas
Elizabeth Gabel .... background casting: New Mexico
Tracy Kilpatrick .... additional casting
Amy Kim .... background casting assistant: Texas
Marie A. Kohl .... casting associate
Hannah Macpherson .... casting assistant
Amelia Rasche McCarthy .... casting associate (as Amelia McCarthy)
Joseph Spector .... extras casting assistant
Rachel Tenner .... additional casting
Katrina Wandel .... casting assistant
Megan Fleming .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Nina Henninger .... search casting (uncredited)
Sarah Kliban .... search casting (uncredited)
Matt Ryan .... casting intern (uncredited)
Garin Sparks .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Jennifer A. Wright .... additional casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brenda J. Chambers .... costumer: Texas (as Brenda Chambers)
Debra Chapman .... stitcher: New Mexico
Erica Ciaglia .... seamstress: New Mexico
Celeste Cleveland .... cutter/fitter
Bren Cook .... ager/dyer: New Mexico
Mitzie Corbin .... costumer: Texas
Dominick De Rasmo .... ager/dyer
Lori DeLapp .... costume supervisor
Carol Demarti .... head costume ager/dyer
Jenny Eagan .... assistant costume designer
Emily Egge .... set costumer: New Mexico
Heidi Leigh Hanson .... production assistant: costume department (as Heidi Hanson)
Charlotte Harrigan .... production assistant: costume department, Texas
Janice Janacek .... ager/dyer: Texas
Nikki Kelly .... production assistant: costume department - New Mexico
Keely Kuykendall .... costumer: Texas
Corrine Larson .... costumer
Eva Prappas .... costumer: Texas
Eva Prappas .... key costumer
Lauren Pratto .... costumer
Claire Sandrin .... costumer
Barnaby Smith .... costumer: Mr. Damon
Seda Tufenkjian .... table person
 
Editorial Department
Rachel Faith Hanson .... digital dailies
Gershon Hinkson .... assistant editor (as Gershon F. Hinkson)
Ken Lebre .... dailies producer
Christopher McDonald .... dailies operator
Katie Mcquerrey .... associate editor (as Katharine McQuerrey)
Mitch Paulson .... supervising digital colorist
Loan Phan .... digital intermediate producer
Mark Reaser .... hd mastering
David O. Rogers .... assistant editor
Neil A. Stelzner .... associate editor
Randy Yang .... post-production assistant
Rick J. Brown .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
George Chavez .... color timer (uncredited)
Todd Kolker .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Vincent Polidoro .... post-production technician (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Carter Burwell .... conductor
Carter Burwell .... orchestrator
Michael Farrow .... music mixer
Tony Finno .... music copyist
Mick Gormaley .... assistant music editor
Todd Kasow .... music editor
Sonny Kompanek .... orchestrator
Lawrence Manchester .... additional music engineer
Sandra Park .... orchestra contractor
Dean Parker .... composer assistant
Chris Robertson .... music clearance
Denise Carver .... music research (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Ted Basso .... production van driver operator
Al Cantu .... transportation captain: New Mexico
Mark Crosby .... cast driver
Penny Hicks .... driver
Mike Hitch .... transportation captain: Texas (as Michael Hitch)
Edward Lassak .... transportation captain (as Edward A. Lassak)
Mitchell J. Neri .... driver
Paul Ripple .... transportation captain
Tom Roberts .... transportation co-captain (as Tommy Roberts)
Pete Rueckert .... unit driver
Timothy P. Ryan .... transportation coordinator
Catherine Adrian .... driver: cast (uncredited)
Chris Basso .... production van driver operator (uncredited)
Keith Beard .... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Kari Bernhardt .... driver (uncredited)
Gilley Grey .... transportation (uncredited)
Lonnie Nelson .... driver (uncredited)
Lucas Pierce .... dot coordinator (uncredited)
Timothy P. Ryan Jr. .... driver (uncredited)
Lucas Stein .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Paula Amanda .... stage manager
John Arszyla .... on-set medic: Texas
Jessica Attel .... production secretary: Texas
Amy Baklini .... stand-in: Ms. Steinfeld
Randall Balsmeyer .... title designer (as Randy Balsmeyer)
Paul Beach .... set medic
Cayley Bell .... assistant: Mr. Graf, New Mexico
Michelle Beress .... assistant: Mr. Schwake
Tyson Bidner .... supervising location manager
Eleanor Boatwright .... horse wrangler: Austin
Jessie Bridges .... assistant: Mr. Bridges
Lisa Brown .... production assistant: horses
Megan Alicia Brown .... second second assistant accountant (as Megan Brown)
Alex Burunova .... assistant: Mr. Ellison
Cecilia Cardwell .... studio teacher (as Cecilia M. Cardwell)
Steven Cardwell .... executive assistant: Mr. Rudin
Matthew Carey .... clerk
Juliette Caron .... french subtitles by
Craig Carter .... wrangler/teamster
Loyd Catlett .... stand-in: Mr. Bridges
Mary Beth Chambers .... production assistant
Johnny Cicco .... stand-in: Mr. Damon
Buster Jacob Coen .... abs double: Mr. Damon (as Buster Coen)
Luke Crawford .... production assistant (as Luke A. Crawford)
John P. Crowley .... assistant location manager: Texas (as John Crowley)
Courtney Cunningham .... double: Mattie
Kera Dacy .... assistant accountant
Shanti Delsarte .... travel coordinator
James DeWitt III .... stand-in: judge
Kat Donahue .... assistant location manager
Dave Dorn .... craft service: New Mexico
Nicholas R. Doyle .... production assistant
Amy Draughn .... assistant: Mr. Brolin
Joe Forlini .... craft service: Texas
Amanda Fresquez .... stand-in
Robbie Friedmann .... location manager: Texas
Joshua Fritel .... production assistant
Vanessa Gaitan .... production assistant
Rachael Lin Gallaghan .... production coordinator
Mollie A. Gallagher .... production assistant: Texas
Stan Garner .... train coordinator
Taylor Gerrity .... assistant post-production accountant
Taylor Gerrity .... assistant: post-production accountant
R. Elliott Guinn .... medic: New Mexico
Cody Haynes .... horse wrangler: Austin
Rusty Hendrickson .... head horse wrangler
Ryan Hintz .... second assistant accountant
Drew P. Houpt .... the new duke (as Drew Houpt)
Thomas Johnston .... script supervisor
Pablo Kelly .... assistant location manager: New Mexico
David Kennedy .... executive assistant: Mr. Rudin
Ivan Kerum .... caterer
Suraj Kaur Khalsa .... production secretary: New Mexico (as Isha Sunflower Downs)
Kristie Macosko Krieger .... assistant: Mr. Spielberg
Cheryl Kurk .... production accountant
Lisa Kurk-Dmytryk .... construction accountant (as Lisa Kurk)
Lisa Kurk-Dmytryk .... construction accountant
Franciscus P. Laimbock .... production assistant: New Mexico
Rip Lowe .... photo double/stand in (as Ripley Lowe)
Jennifer P. Luther .... first assistant accountant (as Jennifer Luther)
Jennifer P. Luther .... first assistant accountant
Todd Manes .... production assistant
Crystal McAlerney .... assistant production coordinator: New Mexico
Allistair McCray .... production assistant
Andrew Alden Miller .... staff assistant
Matthew J. Miller .... production assistant
Todd Minobe .... puppeteer
Tim Monich .... dialect coach: Mr. Damon
Allison Moore .... assistant: Mr. Rudin (as Allie Moore)
Patricia Mary Murphy .... serious matters
Colin J. O'Hara .... assistant: Mr. Damon
Jason Owen .... wrangler
Karen Ramirez .... assistant production coordinator: Texas
Mark Rappaport .... puppeteer
Naomi Reeves .... assistant: Mr. Bridges
Will Rimmer .... production assistant
Chris Robertson .... research and clearances
David C. Romano .... payroll accountant
Mike Rutkowski .... production assistant
Sam Rypinski .... production assistant: New Mexico
Saul Sanchez .... craft service: Texas
Garin Sparks .... production assistant
Louise Spencer .... unit publicist (as Louise A. Spencer)
Monty Stuart .... horse trainer
Matthew Carson Taylor .... payroll clerk (as Matthew C. Taylor)
Clinton Trucks .... assistant: Mr. Graf, Los Angeles
Lisa Van Allen .... craft service: New Mexico
Desirae Wallace .... production assistant
Mark Warrick .... horse trainer (as Mark Warrack)
Joanna Webb .... body double & hand double
Jason Wetter .... location scout
Steve White .... assistant location manager: Texas
Justin T. Williams .... assistant location manager: New Mexico
Nicholas Zayas .... assistant: Mr. Rudin (as Nick Zayas)
Mike Andrade .... production assistant (uncredited)
Lava Buckley .... production office day player (uncredited)
Jennifer Carpenter .... assistant travel coordinator (uncredited)
Alyssa Cashman .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Buster Jacob Coen .... additional script supervisor (uncredited)
Logan Cooper .... location scout (uncredited)
Kevin Curtin .... admin/facilities coordinator (uncredited)
Dustin Daniels .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Gil Dean .... wrangler (uncredited)
Cory Foster .... craft service (uncredited)
Jenny Goddard-Garcia .... production assistant (uncredited)
Ronald Robert Hamilton .... stand-in (uncredited)
Stacey Knudson .... payroll clerk (uncredited)
John Lucas .... assistant location manager: New Mexico (uncredited)
Benjamin Meade .... production assistant (uncredited)
Charles Mulford .... production assistant (uncredited)
Brian Murphy .... production assistant (uncredited)
C.J. Neels .... production assistant (uncredited)
Sean Oliver .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Holly Roach .... location scout (uncredited)
Paul B. Roberts .... location scout: New Mexico (uncredited)
Lane Stewart .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Déborah Wakshull .... location scout (uncredited)
Brenden Wedner .... environmental services (uncredited)
Brian Austin Wenrich .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Bill Hudson .... the producers wish to thank
Suzanne Lindbergh .... the producers wish to thank
Beverly Wood .... the producers wish to thank
 

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Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of western violence including disturbing images
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Jeff Bridges's Oscar nomination for this film marks the seventh time in Oscar history that one actor has been nominated for playing a role that had already earned another actor an Oscar. There were two instances involving the character of King Henry VIII, with Robert Shaw nominated in 1967 for A Man for All Seasons (1966) and Richard Burton nominated in 1970 for Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), after Charles Laughton earned his Oscar for the role in 1933's The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933). Also in 1970, Peter O'Toole was nominated for playing Chipping in Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), a role that won Robert Donat an Oscar for 1939's Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). It happened again in the 1970s when Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro each won Oscars for playing Vito Corleone (in The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974), respectively). The fifth occurrence was when Gérard Depardieu, was nominated for the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), a role that had already won an Oscar for José Ferrer (1950's Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)). The sixth was when Cate Blanchett was nominated for playing Queen Elizabeth I in 1998 and 2008 in Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), respectively, a role that won Judi Dench an Oscar in 1998 for Shakespeare in Love (1998). John Wayne won Best Actor for playing Rooster Cogburn in the original True Grit (1969). The original True Grit, and the first two Godfathers, all featured Robert Duvall as well, who appeared with Jeff Bridges the previous year in his Oscar-winning role in Crazy Heart (2009).See more »
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs: Mattie tells Rooster that her sister's name is Victoria. Later, in her letter home, she asks her mother to pinch Violet on the cheek for her. However, at that time "Violet" was commonly used as a nickname for people called Victoria.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...
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Rooster asks Mattie what she has in her "poke." What's a poke?
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439 out of 572 people found the following review useful.
One of the most crowd-pleasing films I think the Coens have ever made, accessible, simple, mythic and finally beautiful, 15 December 2010
Author: Grey Gardens from United States

The Coen brothers are known for being one of the best filmmakers of our time. They both compliment each other perfectly. When I heard they were remaking the 1969, John Wayne classic True Grit, I was extremely excited and had incredibly high expectations of the film. Being a major fan of Western movies, I was really interested how it would turn out. I wanted the movie to be more faithful to it's original source material, Charles Portis novel, than the 1969 film had been. I was also hopeful that Jeff Bridges would fill the huge shoes of the classic, legendary John Wayne. I was hoping that they would blend the humor of the original 1969 film with some of the suspense or thrills from earlier Coen brothers films like No Country For Old Men or Fargo. But not become way too violent that it causes to stay completely unrecognizable to Charles Portis classic novel.

After seeing the Coen brothers new film, I have to say. My extremely high expectations were surpassed. The movie actually surprised all the hype I had, what an incredible film. The atmosphere, clothing, and the buildings reminded me of the old classic Hollywood westerns they used to make. I had a feeling of nostalgia watching the movie through the end. I felt transported to another time period of the old western. Hailee Steinfeld was amazing in the movie, I truly believe that this is her breakout performance. Matt Damon and Josh Brolin were as usual amazing. But the true star of the film has to be Jeff Bridges, in all respects ( I don't mean to offend John Wayne or anything), I think Jeff Bridges did a better job than John Wayne in portraying Rooster Cogburn. His performance showed much more experience, strength and power, the performance was pretty much unforgettable. Jeff Bridges handily reinvents the iconic role of Rooster Cogburn in the Coen brothers' back-to-the-book-remake. I congratulate the Coen for bringing back the western genre, that Hollywood has ignored so much the last decade or so. I can't stress enough how much I recommend this movie to people.

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