A one-eyed whiskey-swigging U.S. Marshal risks his life to help a young woman complete her westward trek. John Wayne won an Academy Award for Best Actor.
True Grit is a 1969 American Western film directed by Henry Hathaway, starring John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn, Glen Campbell as La Boeuf and Kim Darby as Mattie Ross.
The cast also features Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper, Jeff Corey and Strother Martin. The title song, sung by Campbell, was also Oscar-nominated.