The Wild Bunch � Doubled Budget
The ’60s brought a revolution in the cinema, and westerns became one of the most profitable genres. Sam Peckinpah, director of this movie, proved that the $6 million budget could be doubled just within few months after the premiere.
Movie Plot: An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.
- Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
- Rated: R
- Released: 19 Jun 1969 in USA
- Runtime: 135 min
- Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien
- BoxOffice: $638,641
- Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations.
The Wild Bunch was Written by Walon Green (screenplay), Sam Peckinpah (screenplay), Walon Green (story), Roy N. Sickner (story) and directed by Sam Peckinpah and produced by Warner Brothers.