God's Little Acre (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

God's Little Acre1958

God's Little Acre (1958)





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Based on a novel by Erskine Caldwell, this film revolves around Ty Walden (Robert Ryan II), a farmer who is certain that his land contains a buried fortune. With the help of his sons, Shaw (Vic Morrow) and Buck (Jack Lord), Ty struggles to exhume the treasure while threatening to destroy his farm.

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Robert Ryan
as Ty Ty Walden
Aldo Ray
as Will Thompson
Tina Louise
as Griselda
Buddy Hackett
as Pluto Swint
Jack Lord
as Buck Walden
Fay Spain
as Darlin' Jill
Vic Morrow
as Shaw Walden
Lance Fuller
as Jim Leslie
Rex Ingram
as Uncle Felix
Michael Landon
as Dave Dawson
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Critic Reviews for God's Little Acre

All Critics (3)

A "Cracker Gothic" book whose time passed and a movie that had no prayer of having its moment, much less outlasting it.

December 31, 2021 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

As Ty Ty, the head of the clan, Robert Ryan gives the best performance of his career.

January 28, 2020 | Full Review…

As a huge fan of director Anthony Mann, I'm always eager to check out anything he did, but God's Little Acre is something of an oddball curiosity on his resume.

October 29, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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
Stella Dallas

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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
Stefan P

Super Reviewer

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