God's Little Acre
God's Little Acre (1958)

Based on a novel by Erskine Caldwell, this film revolves around Ty Walden (Robert Ryan II), a farmer who is certain that his land contains a buried fortune. With the help of his sons, Shaw (Vic Morrow) and Buck (Jack Lord), Ty struggles to… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 13, 1958
DVD Release Date: December 18, 2001
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

As a huge fan of director Anthony Mann, I'm always eager to check out anything he did, but God's Little Acre is something of an oddball curiosity on his resume.

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Stella Dallas
robert ryan has one of his best roles here and it's entertaining in a debauched southern gothic way but it's way too long
Stefan P
Sorry to say it, but this one was really bad. There are way too many sub plots that aren't well developed to begin with, and when we only get to follow… More