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Sometimes a Great Notion

Sometimes a Great Notion

"Never give a inch" was the motto of the Stampers of Oregon. And live it they did!Dec. 17, 1971USA114 Min.PG
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Hank Stamper and his father, Henry, own and operate the family business by cutting and shipping logs in Oregon. The town is furious when they continue working despite the town going broke and the other loggers go on strike ordering the Stampers to stop, however Hank continues to push his family on cutting more trees. Hank’s wife wishes he would stop and hopes that they can spend more time together. When Hank’s half brother Leland comes to work for them, more trouble starts.

Sometimes a Great Notion
Sometimes a Great Notion
Original title Sometimes a Great Notion
IMDb Rating 7 3,887 votes
TMDb Rating 7.1 64 votes


Paul Newman


Paul Newman isHank Stamper
Hank Stamper
Henry Fonda isHenry Stamper
Henry Stamper
Lee Remick isViv Stamper
Viv Stamper
Michael Sarrazin isLeeland Stamper
Leeland Stamper
Richard Jaeckel isJoe Ben Stamper
Joe Ben Stamper
Linda Lawson isJan Stamper
Jan Stamper
Cliff Potts isAndy Stamper
Andy Stamper
Sam Gilman isJohn Stamper
John Stamper
Lee de Broux isWillard Eggleston
Willard Eggleston
Jim Burk isBiggy Newton
Biggy Newton