General Information

Glossary: T
Released Year: 1969
Runtime: 145 minutes
Genre: Adventure, Western
Directors: Sam Peckinpah
Casts: Mickey Gilbert, Buck Holland, Ernest Borgnine, Bo Hopkins, Strother Martin, Bill Hart, Warren Oates, Tap Canutt, Dub Taylor, L.Q. Jones, Jorge Russek, Ben Johnson, Joe Yrigoyen, Robert Ryan, Jaime Sánchez, Ivan J. Rado, Gordon T. Dawson, Enrique Lucero, José Chávez, Emilio Fernández, Jack Williams, Alfonso Aráu, Edmond O'Brien, William Holden, Rayford Barnes, Walt La Rue, Margarito Luna, Albert Dekker, Paul Harper, Stephen Ferry, Sonia Amelio, Chalo González, Chano Urueta, Elsa Cárdenas, Aurora Clavel, Elizabeth Dupeyrón, René Dupeyrón, Pedro Galván, Graciela Doring, Fernando Wagner, Lilia Castillo, Archie Butler, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Matthew Peckinpah
IMDB: The Wild Bunch (1969)

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IMDB Rating: 7.9


Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
The Wild Bunch is one of the great defining moments of modern movies.
Orlando Sentinel - Jay Boyar
It is certainly one of the best westerns ever made, and the best film of any kind to come out in 1969.
Rolling Stone - Peter Travers
The hard action, bracing wit and mournful grace of Peckinpah’s cowboy classic shames every new movie around. It’s a towering achievement that grows more riveting and resonant with the years.
ReelViews - James Berardinelli
Not only does The Wild Bunch illustrate Peckinpah's mastery of his medium, but it presents a story that is effective on nearly every level: the emotional, the visual, and the visceral.
San Francisco Chronicle - Peter Stack
Maybe the best shoot-'em-up ever made, the one that turned meanness into a haunting pictorial poetry and summed up the corruption of guilt, old age and death in the American fantasy of the Old West.

The Wild Bunch (1969)

Aging outlaw, Pike Bishop prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, Dutch Engstrom and brothers Lyle and Tector Gorch, Bishop discovers the heist is a setup orchestrated in part by a former partner, Deke Thornton. As the remaining gang takes refuge in Mexican territory, Thornton trails them—resulting in fierce gunfights with plenty of casualties.