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Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid


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Tookey's Rating
7 /10
 
Average Rating
9.00 /10
 
Starring
Robert Redford , Paul Newman , Katharine Ross
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Directed by: George Roy Hill
Written by: William Goldman

 
 
 
Released: 1969
   
Genre: ROMANCE
WESTERN
CRIME
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Length: 110
 
 


 
Two cheerful criminals (Robert Redford, Paul Newman) flout law and order in the wild west.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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The ultimate in cute buddy-buddy movies, charmingly acted by Paul Newman and Robert Redford, pacily directed by George Roy Hill, and written by William Goldman with a fine sense of comedy and thrills, though absolutely none of period.

Conrad Hall's cinematography won an Oscar, as did Burt Bacharach's song and score.

Very much a product of the swinging sixties, it now looks ponderously anarchic and morally fatuous - but it's undeniably well-produced.


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