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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
Directed by:
Sam Peckinpah

Released on May 23 of 1973 in the USA, "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid" (also known as "Pat Garrett e Billy Kid", "Pat Garrett jagt Billy the Kid") is a History/Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah . James Coburn and Kris Kristofferson are starring, alongside Bob Dylan, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado and Chill Wills.

Best of enemies. Deadliest of friends.

Who directed "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid":

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid was directed by Sam Peckinpah, an American director, actor, writer, and producer.

Before directing Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Sam Peckinpah had directed The Getaway, released in 1972, Straw Dogs (1971), The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970), The Wild Bunch (1969), Major Dundee (1965), and Ride the High Country (1962). Since, he directed Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, released in 1974, Cross of Iron (1977), Convoy (1978), Jinxed! (1982), The Osterman Weekend (1983).

When was "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid" released:

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, May 23, 1973. Also released on Wednesday, May 23, 1973 have been Emperor of the North Pole (dir. Robert Aldrich), A Warm December (dir. Sidney Poitier), and Paese del sesso selvaggio, Il (dir. Umberto Lenzi). This was forty-six (46) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, November 08, 1973 in France; Friday, October 26, 1973 in Germany; Thursday, September 13, 1973 in Italy and on Saturday, October 13, 1973 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid":

At the casting of Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid we find James Coburn, previously seen in Ragione per vivere e una per morire, Una (1972) and The Honkers (1972); Kris Kristofferson (Cisco Pike (1972), The Last Movie (1971)); Bob Dylan (Renaldo and Clara (1978), Bob Dylan in Concert (1986)) [ more... ]

  • Jason Robards, R.G. Armstrong, L.Q. Jones and Slim Pickens also worked together in The Ballad of Cable Hogue, released in 1970.
  • Slim Pickens and James Coburn, R.G. Armstrong, L.Q. Jones also worked together in Major Dundee, released in 1965.
  • Jorge Russek and Kris Kristofferson, Richard Bright, Emilio Fern├índez can all be seen in Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, released in 1974.
  • Emilio Fern├índez, L.Q. Jones and Jorge Russek also worked together in The Wild Bunch, released in 1969.
  • L.Q. Jones and Chill Wills, Paul Fix can be seen in Santiago, released in 1956.
  • Slim Pickens and Luke Askew, Matt Clark can also be seen in Will Penny, released in 1968.
  • Matt Clark and R.G. Armstrong, Luke Askew can all be seen in The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid, released in 1972.
  • L.Q. Jones and R.G. Armstrong, Luke Askew also appeared in Bulletproof, released in 1988.
  • Slim Pickens and Chill Wills, R.G. Armstrong also appeared together in Mr. Billion, released in 1977.
  • Richard Bright, Jack Dodson and Slim Pickens also worked together in The Getaway, released in 1972.
  • R.G. Armstrong, Luke Askew and L.Q. Jones have all also be seen in The Beast Within, released in 1982.
  • Slim Pickens and R.G. Armstrong, L.Q. Jones also worked together in White Line Fever, released in 1975.

What is the Storyline of "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid":

It's 1881 in New Mexico, and the times they are a'changing. Pat Garrett (James Coburn), erstwhile travelling companion of the outlaw Billy the Kid (Kris Kristofferson) has become a sheriff, tasked by cattle interests with ridding the territory of Billy. After Billy escapes, Pat assembles a posse and chases him through the territory, culminating in a final confrontation at Fort Sumner, but is unaware of the full scope of the cattle interests' plans for the New West.

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