Pat Garrett & Billy the KidSheriff Pat Garrett is ordered by Governor Wallace to go after the outlaw Billy the Kid because the cattle businessmen want him caught. But the thing is, Billy the Kid is also the old friend of Pat Garrett.Keywords:
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Directors of "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid"Sam PeckinpahBirthdate: 21 February 1925, Fresno, California, USA
Creators of "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid"Rudy WurlitzerBirthdate: 1938
Critic Reviews of "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid"Hollywood ReporterFebruary 23, 2006
A richer, more rewarding experience.New York TimesMay 09, 2005
The mushy pretensions of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid suggest either that [Peckinpah] has begun to take talk about his genius too seriously (it can happen to the best) or that he has fallen in with bad company.Chicago Sun-TimesOctober 23, 2004
It's a movie that exists almost entirely on one note -- a low, melancholy one -- and achieves what I thought would have been impossible for him Peckinpah: he's boring.The ARTeryAugust 10, 2015
Peckinpah's final word on a genre he helped define, and the greatest movie you almost never got a chance to see.Combustible CelluloidSeptember 10, 2010
Regardless of length, this is one of Peckinpah's most deeply-felt films, a true meeting of two like souls.Urban CinefileAugust 09, 2008
It's one of the great tragic true stories of the old wild West, the story of two outlaw friends ending up enemies as one turns over and becomes a lawman - expressly for the purpose of hunting down his friend.MovieholeApril 19, 2008
One of the best westerns of the 70s, if not all time.Ozus' World Movie ReviewsApril 04, 2008
Bitter take take on the mythical Old West.Antagony & EcstasyDecember 03, 2007
One of the most bittersweet films of Peckinpah's career.culturevulture.netNovember 19, 2006
...it could've %u2014 should've %u2014 been [Peckinpah's] third or fourth masterpiece (that depends on who's doing the counting), and the movie he'd been building towards his entire career.TV GuideAugust 30, 2006
The film is visually stunning, and Peckinpah makes great use of his Durango, Mexico, locations.Austin ChronicleMarch 10, 2003
Some Peckinpah devotees consider the film among his finest work, others regard it as, well, troubled. Fascinating, nonetheless.
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