Tag: Sam Peckinpah

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) 7.2

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)

Storyline:An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.User Reviews: Ol' Pat... Sheriff Pat Garr...

The Getaway (1972) 7.1

The Getaway (1972)

Storyline:A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.User Reviews:

The Killer Elite (1975) 6

The Killer Elite (1975)

Storyline:Mike Locken is one of the principal members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them, one of his friends turns on him and shoots him i...

Straw Dogs (1971) 7.5

Straw Dogs (1971)

Storyline:Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do construction. When David finally takes a s...

Cross of Iron (1977) 7.5

Cross of Iron (1977)

Storyline:In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission. Meanwhile the upper-class and arrogant Prussian Captain Hauptmann Stransky is assign...

The Wild Bunch (1969) 8

The Wild Bunch (1969)

Storyline:It's 1913, and the "traditional" American West is dying. Among the inhabitants of this dying era are an outlaw gang called "The Wild Bunch." After a failed railroad office robbery, the gang heads to Mexico t...

The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) 7.3

The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

Storyline:Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to...

The Osterman Weekend (1983) 5.9

The Osterman Weekend (1983)

Storyline:In this adaptation of the 'Robert Ludlum' (q.v) novel, the host of an investigative news programme has been convinced by the C.I.A. that the friends and associates he's invited to weekend with him in the cou...

Convoy (1978) 6.3

Convoy (1978)

Storyline:While driving through the Arizona desert, Albuquerque based independent trucker Martin Penwald - who goes by the handle "Rubber Duck" - along with his fellow truckers "Pig Pen" and "Spider Mike", are entrapp...

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) 7.5

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

Storyline:A family scandal causes a wealthy and powerful Mexican rancher to make the pronouncement--'Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia!' Two of the bounty-hunters thus dispatched encounter a local piano-player in th...

Major Dundee (1965) 6.8

Major Dundee (1965)

Storyline:During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who...

Ride the High Country (1962) 7.5

Ride the High Country (1962)

Storyline:Aging ex-marshal Steve Judd is hired by a bank to transport a gold shipment through dangerous territory. He hires an old partner, Gil Westrum, and his young protege Heck to assist him. Steve doesn't know, ho...