Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn (1999)

John Wayne returned to the role that won him an Oscar in this sequel to the western classic True Grit. Rooster Cogburn (Wayne) has once again been stripped of his badge after some questionable behavior with his gun, but he's given the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1999
DVD Release Date: March 31, 1998
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Orndorf

For those on the hunt for something agreeable, feature two acting legends, there are worse ways to spend 108 minutes. After all it's not every day one gets to see Katharine Hepburn man a Gatling gun.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Not much to crow about.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A sort of controlled experiment in what happens when two completely incompatible movie stars occupy the same physical space.

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Emanuel Levy

A tired, formualic Western that reahashes elements of True Grit, John Wayne's Oscar-winning film, and The African Queen (Hepburn and Bogey), but it's the only teaming of the iconic Duke and Hepburn, so you may want to see it as a tribute to aging stars

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Jim Hunter
The star and main character of <i>True Grit</i> meets the star and character of <i>The African Queen</I>, and together, they pursue bad… More
Conner Rainwater
Even better than True Grit, John Wayne is even better when he's paired with Katharine Hepburn. It's so hilarious to see a drunkard and a missionary… More
jay nixon
Kate and Duke are surprisingly well matched in this unexceptional western elevated by their presence.
Mister Caple
In this sequel to the 1969 Oscar winning western "True Grit",John Wayne returns in the role that won him the Oscar for Best Actor in 1969 for… More
Tim Salmons
A nice follow-up to the original True Grit, although it didn't feel quite as gritty. Rooster Cogburn as a character is a lot softer and more humane than… More
Tom Ericksen
I never thought I'd see Kate in a western, but she was classic, as usual --