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How the West Was Won

1st October 1962
2h 42m
John Ford, George Marshall +1 More

How the West Was Won is a 1962 Western Civil War film released on 1st October; John Ford, George Marshall and Henry Hathaway directed the film which stars James Stewart, John Wayne, and Gregory Peck. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $35,000,000 on its budget.

MetaCritic
56
Rotten Tomatoes
86%
IMDb
7.0

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 4:04am.

Cast (39)

James Stewart's profile James Stewart
Age at Filming ≈ 53
John Wayne's profile John Wayne
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Gregory Peck's profile Gregory Peck
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Harry Dean Stanton's profile Harry Dean Stanton
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Eli Wallach's profile Eli Wallach
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Henry Fonda's profile Henry Fonda
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Debbie Reynolds's profile Debbie Reynolds
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Walter Brennan's profile Walter Brennan
Age at Filming ≈ 67
Karl Malden's profile Karl Malden
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Harry Morgan's profile Harry Morgan
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Jack Pennick's profile Jack Pennick
Age at Filming ≈ 66
Russ Tamblyn's profile Russ Tamblyn
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Spencer Tracy's profile Spencer Tracy
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Lee Van Cleef's profile Lee Van Cleef
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Richard Widmark's profile Richard Widmark
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Jay C. Flippen
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Andy Devine's profile Andy Devine
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Agnes Moorehead
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Carroll Baker's profile Carroll Baker
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Willis Bouchey
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Carolyn Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Robert Preston's profile Robert Preston
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Mickey Shaughnessy
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Karl Swenson's profile Karl Swenson
Age at Filming ≈ 53
James Griffith's profile James Griffith
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Lee J. Cobb's profile Lee J. Cobb
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Thelma Ritter's profile Thelma Ritter
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Rodolfo Acosta's profile Rodolfo Acosta
Age at Filming ≈ 41
George Peppard
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Raymond Massey's profile Raymond Massey
Age at Filming ≈ 65
David Brian
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Clinton Sundberg
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Tudor Owen
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Stanley Livingston
Age at Filming ≈ 11
Bryan Russell
Age at Filming ≈ 9
Brigid Bazlen
Age at Filming ≈ 17
Kim Charney
Age at Filming ≈ 16

Watch How the West Was Won (1962) online

Updated: 4th Mar 2024, 8:10pm

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How the West Was Won Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

5% 0-12
5% 13-19
5% 20-29
13% 30-39
26% 40-49
23% 50-59
18% 60-69
5% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

15% Female
85% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

How the West Was Won FAQ

When was How the West Was Won released?

How the West Was Won was released on Monday October 1st, 1962.

How much did How the West Was Won cost to make?

The budget was $15,000,000.

How much money did How the West Was Won make?

The worldwide revenue was $50,000,000.

Is How the West Was Won on Netflix?

No, How the West Was Won is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is How the West Was Won on Amazon Prime?

No, How the West Was Won is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is How the West Was Won on Disney Plus?

No, How the West Was Won is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States