High Noon

High Noon

  • 1952
  • PG
  • 85 min
  • USA
  • drama, western

A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train.

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Writer: Carl Foreman

Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado

A classic of the Western genre that broke with many of the traditions at the time, High Noon endures -- in no small part thanks to Gary Cooper's defiant, Oscar-winning performance.

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  • Fred Zinnemann
    Fred Zinnemann
    Alfred "Fred" Zinnemann was an Austrian-born American film director. He won four Academy Awards for directing films in various genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir and play adaptations. He made 25 feature films during his 50-year career.

Main Cast


Tagline: The story of a man who was too proud to run.

Certificate: PG

Genres: drama, western

Categories: wild west, western hero, one against many, western town, outlaw gang, gunman, frontier justice, gunslinger, gunfight, quick draw


Producer: Stanley Kramer

Editor: Elmo Williams

Casting: Jack Murton

Director of photography: Floyd Crosby

Original music composer: Dimitri Tiomkin

Costume design: Joe King, Ann Peck

Executive producer: Carl Foreman

Production design: Rudolph Sternad

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 85 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Spanish

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Color: Black and White