The Misfits

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The Misfits

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While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber (Marilyn Monroe) ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland (Clark Gable) and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli (Eli Wallach). The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three decide to move into Guido's half-finished desert home together. When grizzled ex-rodeo rider Perce Howland (Montgomery Clift) arrives, the unlikely foursome strike up a business capturing wild horses.

Release details

Release date: Wednesday February 1 1961
Duration: 124 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Huston
Screenwriter: Arthur Miller
Cast: Clark Gable
Marilyn Monroe
Montgomery Clift
Eli Wallach
Thelma Ritter
Estelle Winwood
James Barton
Kevin McCarthy