General Information

Glossary: B
Released Year: 1969
Runtime: 110 minutes
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Directors: George Roy Hill
Casts: Katharine Ross, Cloris Leachman, Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Sam Elliott, Donnelly Rhodes, Jeff Corey, Strother Martin, Kenneth Mars, Henry Jones, Timothy Scott, George Furth, Ted Cassidy, Charles Dierkop, Jody Gilbert, Don Keefer, Pancho Córdova, Nelson Olmsted, Paul Bryar, Charles Akins, Eric Sinclair
IMDB: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 8.1

Reviews

100
Empire - Unnamed
Note-perfect performances, a screenplay steeped in both nostalgia and a timely sense of insight, and anti-heroes you can't help but love.
100
The Telegraph - Marc Lee
It's hard to imagine now just how astonishing it was to interrupt the action with a sun-lit frolic on a new-fangled bicycle as the whimsical Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head burbles away in the background.
100
The Hollywood Reporter - Unnamed
It is a great film and will be an exceptionally popular and profitable one.
88
ReelViews - James Berardinelli
The movie is jovial without being silly; it retains the sense of adventure that characterizes the Western, but replaces the often somber mood with one that is airy and, at times, almost comedic.
88
TV Guide Magazine - Ethan Alter
Butch Cassidy's winking awareness of its own cinematic nature (from the opening "silent movie" train robbery to the famous closing freeze frame) and witty banter give the story a degree of charm and exuberance.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)



In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.