Raintree County

1957

Raintree County

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11%

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Total Count: 9

53%

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Movie Info

In this film, Elizabeth Taylor stars as a spoiled Southern belle who falls in love with pacifistic Indiana youth Montgomery Clift. Though Clift is engaged to Eva Marie Saint, what Taylor wants, Taylor gets, and she isn't above using the dirtiest of deceptions to win Clift's affections.

Cast

Montgomery Clift
as John Wickliff Shawnessy
Elizabeth Taylor
as Susanna Drake
Eva Marie Saint
as Nell Gaither
Lee Marvin
as Orville 'Flash' Perkins
Nigel Patrick
as Prof. Jerusalem Webster Stiles
Rod Taylor
as Garwood B. Jones
Agnes Moorehead
as Ellen Shawnessy
Walter Abel
as T.D. Shawnessy
Jarma Lewis
as Barbara Drake
Tom Drake
as Bobby Drake
Rhys Williams
as Ezra Gray
Russell Collins
as Niles Foster
DeForest Kelley
as Southern Officer
Myrna Hansen
as Lydia Gray
Oliver Blake
as Jake the Bartender
John Eldredge
as Cousin Sam
Ruth Attaway
as Parthenia
Eileen Stevens
as Miss Roman
Don Burnett
as Tom Conway
Michael Dugan
as Nat Franklin
Michael Dante
as Jesse Gardner
Robert Forrest
as Spectator
James Griffith
as Man with Gun
Burt Mustin
as Granpa Peters
Dorothy Granger
as Mme. Gaubert
Owen McGiveney
as Blind Man
Charles Watts
as Party Guest
Stacy Harris
as Union Lieutenant
Donald Losby
as Jim Shawnessy (age 2 1/2)
Mickey Maga
as Jim Shawnessy (age 4)
Robert Foulk
as Pantomimist in Blackface
Jack Daly
as Photographer
Bill Walker
as Old Man
Gardner McKay (II)
as Bearded Soldier
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Critic Reviews for Raintree County

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (1) | Rotten (8)

Audience Reviews for Raintree County

  • Jun 19, 2016
    A lavish production that wants to repeat the success of Gone with the Wind but is boring to death in its massive running time of almost three hours and suffers also from Montgomery Clift's erratic performance and the bizarre change in his looks due to his tragic car accident.
    Carlos M Super Reviewer
  • Feb 18, 2014
    Monty and Taylor lack the sizzle from A Place in the Sun. This Civil War "epic" is a mess in more ways than one.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • Sep 05, 2010
    There are a lot of great actors in this movie (keep an eye out for DeForrest Kelly in a small role), but it's a boring civil war romantic drama. Gone with the Wind is much better than this movie. Overall it's okay, though.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Nov 21, 2008
    I'm a sucker for the 50's epics and this one isn't the best, but it is enjoyable to watch. Monty is a man believed destined for greatness, but is sidetracked when he leaves his life long love(Gorgeous Eva) for Bat-Shit Crazy Liz Taylor,all while the Civil War is going on. Liz does a great job as a southern racist and wacko and Monty is great as the most patient and tolerable man I've ever seen. The whole cast is good and it has the great Lee Marvin as Monty's drinking and war buddy. This is the film that Monty had his disfiguring car wreak on and you see some changes throughout the film, but nothing too noticeable.
    cody f Super Reviewer

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