God's Little Acre (2003)





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Erskine Caldwell's steamy novel God's Little Acre was given a film adaptation in 1958. A heavily grayed-up Robert Ryan plays Ty Ty Walden, the patriarch of a slovenly backwoods family. As Ty Ty digs around his farm in search of gold (which he has yet to find), his son in law Bill Thompson (Aldo Ray) carries on an adulterous affair with the sluttish Griselda (Tina Louise). Comedy relief is provided by the dimwitted Pluto (Buddy Hackett). Others in the cast include future TV stars Jack Lord as … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Philip Yordan, Ben Maddow
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 18, 2001



as Ty Ty Walden

as Will Thompson

as Griselda

as Pluto Swint

as Buck Walden

as Darlin' Jill

as Shaw Walden

as Jim Leslie

as Uncle Felix

as Dave Dawson
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Critic Reviews for God's Little Acre

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for God's Little Acre

robert ryan has one of his best roles here and it's entertaining in a debauched southern gothic way but it's way too long

Stella Dallas

Super Reviewer

Sorry to say it, but this one was really bad. There are way too many sub plots that aren't well developed to begin with, and when we only get to follow each character for a short period of time, it becomes even less captivating. Sleeping pill.

Stefan P

Super Reviewer

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