Based on the classic John Steinbeck novel, this Academy Award-winning film features the starring debut of movie idol and legend James Dean (REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, GIANT) in this riveting drama revolving around two brothers' love for the same woman. Co-starring Emmy-winner Julie Harris (KNOTS LANDING, HARPER) and Jo Van Fleet (who won an Oscar as their mother) and winner of The Golden Globe Award for Best Picture of 1955. Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 greatest American films of all time.
Won: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Fleet), 1956 Academy Awards; Best Motion Picture - Drama, 1956 Golden Globes
Nominated: Best Director, Best Writing - Screenplay, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Dean), 1956 Academy Awards
A classic of its time. -- EMPIRE