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The Grapes of Wrath


Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin View All


John Ford (Director), Nunnally Johnson (Screenplay) View All

Released: Mar. 15th, 1940
Runtime: 2 hours, 9 minutes
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.
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There's a good ensemble at work, of course, and they all get their fair share of moments, but the film as a whole is a bit of a chore to get through at times.
John Ford's The Grapes of Wrath is based on the book by John Steinbeck and is regarded as one of the greatest American films ever made.