Sean Thornton (John Wayne) in an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he purchases the home of his birth and finds happiness when he falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate (Maureen O'Hara). But her insistence that Sean conduct his courtship in a proper Irish manner with matchmaker Barry Fitzgerald along for the ride as "chaperone" is but one obstacle to their future happiness: the other is her brother (Victor McLaglen), who spitefully refuses to give his consent to their marriage, or to honor the tradition of paying a dowry to the husband. The Quiet Man won a total of two Academy Awards® including Best Director (Ford) and Best Cinematography and received five more nomination including Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (McLaglen). Special features include a Printed Booklet: Joseph McBride on THE QUIET MAN Adapted from his biography: SEARCHING FOR JOHN FORD, The Making of THE QUIET MAN (1992) Written and hosted by Leonard Maltin - Includes interviews with Michael Wayne, Toni Wayne LaCara and Andrew V. McLaglen
John Wayne,Maureen O'Hara,Barry Fitzgerald,Victor McLaglen,Ward Bond
Humorous St. Patrick Day favorite about a former prizefighter who returns to his native Ireland and falls in love. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!