Far and Away is a 1992 adventure-drama-romance film directed by Ron Howard from a script by Howard and Bob Dolman, and stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. It was photographed in Panavision System 65 by Mikael Salomon, with a music score by John Williams. It was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival
Cruise and Kidman play Irish immigrants seeking their fortune in 1890s America, eventually taking part in the Land Run of 1893.
The movie received generally mixed reviews, but was received well by audiences. The movie, which cost US $30 million to make, earned roughly $13 million on its first weekend and made a total of $59 million domestically (it also fared solidly abroad, with almost $79 million). The film altogether made $166,694,840 for worldwide and home video rentals.