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The Wild Bunch | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Wild Bunch  135 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [07 Aug 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Edmond O'Brien, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, William Holden
Plot:  An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.
Writer:  Walon Green (screenplay), Sam Peckinpah (screenplay), Walon Green (story), Roy N. Sickner (story)
Language:  English, Spanish, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ride the High Country | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Ride the High Country  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [14 Jul 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Joel McCrea, Mariette Hartley, Randolph Scott, Ron Starr
Plot:  An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Writer:  N.B. Stone Jr.
Language:  English, Chinese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Straw Dogs | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Straw Dogs  113 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [30 Jan 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Peter Vaughan, Susan George, T.P. McKenna
Plot:  A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.
Writer:  David Zelag Goodman (screenplay), Sam Peckinpah (screenplay), Gordon Williams (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Ballad of Cable Hogue | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Ballad of Cable Hogue  121 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [22 May 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  David Warner, Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, Strother Martin
Plot:  A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.
Writer:  John Crawford, Edmund Penney
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Getaway | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Getaway  123 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [16 Dec 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers, Steve McQueen
Plot:  A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Writer:  Walter Hill (screenplay), Jim Thompson (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia  112 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [13 Mar 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gig Young, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Warren Oates
Plot:  An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.
Writer:  Frank Kowalski (story), Sam Peckinpah (story), Sam Peckinpah (screenplay), Gordon T. Dawson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  Mexico, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid  122 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [23 May 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  James Coburn, Katy Jurado, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel
Plot:  Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Writer:  Rudy Wurlitzer
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Junior Bonner | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Junior Bonner  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [02 Aug 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Ida Lupino, Robert Preston, Steve McQueen
Plot:  Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.
Writer:  Jeb Rosebrook
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cross of Iron | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Cross of Iron  119 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [10 Feb 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  David Warner, James Coburn, James Mason, Maximilian Schell
Plot:  A German commander places a squad in extreme danger after its Sergeant refuses to lie for him.
Writer:  Julius J. Epstein (screenplay), Walter Kelley (screenplay), James Hamilton (screenplay), Willi Heinrich (based on the book by)
Language:  English, Russian, French, German    Country:  UK, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Major Dundee | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Major Dundee  123 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, War, Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [15 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Jim Hutton, Richard Harris
Plot:  In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the U.S., a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries, and scouts.
Writer:  Harry Julian Fink (story), Harry Julian Fink (screenplay), Oscar Saul (screenplay), Sam Peckinpah (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Deadly Companions | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Deadly Companions  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Keith, Chill Wills, Maureen O'Hara, Steve Cochran
Plot:  An ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son and tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Writer:  Albert Sidney Fleischman (screenplay), Albert Sidney Fleischman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Killer Elite | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Killer Elite  122 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [19 Dec 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, James Caan, Robert Duvall
Plot:  Mike Locke, who works for a private security firm affiliated with the C.I.A., is betrayed by his partner and left apparently crippled for life.
Writer:  Marc Norman (screenplay), Stirling Silliphant (screenplay), Robert Syd Hopkins (novel)
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Convoy | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Convoy  110 min,  PG,  [Action, Drama]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [10 Jun 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 42%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Ali MacGraw, Burt Young, Ernest Borgnine, Kris Kristofferson
Plot:  Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Writer:  Bill Norton (screen story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Osterman Weekend | Movie Details for Director Sam Peckinpah | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  The Osterman Weekend  103 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [04 Nov 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper, John Hurt, Rutger Hauer
Plot:  During the Cold War, a controversial TV journalist is asked by the CIA to persuade certain acquaintances, who are Soviet agents of the Omega network, to defect.
Writer:  Robert Ludlum (novel), Ian Masters (adaptation), Alan Sharp (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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