The Best Western Movies Ever Made

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The Wild Bunch €� Doubled Budget

The Wild Bunch – Doubled Budget 2
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.

The Wild Bunch poster

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.

7.9/10 IMDB Rating 90% Rotten Tomatoes 97/100 Metacritic
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