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THE GRAPES OF WRATH1940

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
© Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

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Source of Film

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The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, The Grapes of Wrath was published in 1939.  It was Steinbeck's 7th novel and partly based on previous articles he had written about migrant agricultural workers.

Producer Detail

PRODUCER

Darryl F. Zanuck

Director Detail

DIRECTOR

John Ford

Film Synopsis

RUN-TIME & SYNOPSIS

2 hours, 9 minutes

Dust Bowl era sharecroppers leave for California in hope of a better life only to find ever more hardship.

John Ford directs Henry Fonda.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Film is unrated

Box Office Ranking

BOX OFFICE RANKING

  • 1940 Domestic Box Office Rank: #6[1]U.S. flag

Theatrical Revenues

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  • Domestic Theatrical Release:  $229 [1]U.S. flag

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Film Synopsis

RUN-TIME & SYNOPSIS

2 hours, 9 minutes

Dust Bowl era sharecroppers leave for California in hope of a better life only to find ever more hardship.

John Ford directs Henry Fonda.

Film Awards

AWARDS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

OSCAR NOMINEE
WINNER

MPAA Rating

MPAA RATING

Film is unrated

Box Office Ranking

BOX OFFICE RANKING

  • 1940 Domestic Box Office Rank: #6[1]U.S. flag

Theatrical Revenues

GROSS

  • (Adjusted Gross in $millions)
  • Domestic Theatrical Release:  $229 [1]U.S. flag

Original Film Distributor

DISTRIBUTOR

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