After nearly 40 years, Butch and Sundance look better than ever. By Scott Lowe Butch is the brains, and Sundance the brawn, and together they rule the most vicious gang of bank robbers in the west, the Hole in the Wall Gang.
See Article History Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, American western filmreleased inthat was a classic of the genreespecially noted for the pairing of Paul Newman and Robert Redford as the titular outlaws. Life there initially proves to be lucrative, even though neither outlaw knows Spanish.
However, they soon face the same obstacles and persistent pressure from law enforcement that they had to endure in the United States.
Their brief stint as payroll guards ends in violence, and the two men return to their lives of crime—with inevitably tragic results. This revisionist western is loosely based on the real-life adventures of Butch and Sundance as they struggled to survive in a changing West. In addition, the supporting cast was notable, and director George Roy Hill drew praise for skillfully blending standard action sequences with comedy.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was extremely popular at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing film of It made the teaming of Newman and Redford legendary, even though the two made only one more movie together, The Stingwhich was also directed by Hill.
Production notes and credits.William Goldman's BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID is one of the great classic Westerns, and his screenplay is a model for superlative screenwriting.
However, as brilliant as Goldman's script is, the film just would not be the same without Burt Bacharach's multilayered soundtrack score. Midnight Cowboy () is an ultra-realistic, adult film (shot on location) with sordid, downbeat and serious content, from British director John Schlesinger, who had previously directed the widely-acclaimed Darling () - with a Best Actress win for Julie Christie.
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Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heals.
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, , in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for . Robert Leroy Parker (April 13, – November 7, ), better known as Butch Cassidy, was a notorious American train robber and bank robber, and the leader of a gang of criminal outlaws known as the "Wild Bunch" in the American Old West..
After participating in criminal activity in the United States for more than a decade at the end of the 19th century, the pressures of being pursued by. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, American western film, released in , that was a classic of the genre, especially noted for the pairing of Paul Newman and Robert Redford as the titular outlaws.
Butch Cassidy (played by Newman) and his companion in crime, the Sundance Kid (Redford), find that.
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|On Dvd & Streaming||Maximillian Parker was 12 years old when his family arrived in Salt Lake City in as Mormon pioneers ;  Ann Gillies was born and lived in Tynesidein northeast England, before immigrating to America with her family in at the age of Aroundhe journeyed to a clothier's shop in another town but found the shop closed.|
|Blocked IP Address||It was notable for being the first and only X-rated film its nude scenes and bold content - sex and drugs - were shocking for its time, but its X-rating for its initial release was later downgraded to R when the film was re-released in late to receive the Best Picture Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It was an archetypal film for the "New Hollywood" of the 70s, with its adult themes of alienation, sex and drugs, anti-authoritarianism, and a quest for freedom.|
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