The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch

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Average of 413 ratings: 3.5 Stars

1969 M Contains violence.

The land had changed. They hadn't. The earth had cooled. They couldn't.

Nine men who came too late and stayed too long... By any standard, director Sam Peckinpah's film The Wild Bunch, a powerful tale of hang-dog desperados bound by a code of honor, rates as one of the all-time greatest Westerns, perhaps one of the greatest of all films.

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145 minutes
Warner Bros

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English, Arabic, English for the Hearing Impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1

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Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.40:1
English, French, Spanish
English Dolby Digital 5.1; French, Spanish 2.0

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5 by Sophia-Colin

What sets this western apart from others is the quality of it's script. I was craned forward in my chair listening intently as if reading a good novel. And the idea of matching William Holden's expressive... Read more

5 by Marj4

This movie is a classic. I am not a western fan but got this out for my husband who is but found myself completely absorbed by the story and the scenery.

The acting was great on all counts Mexicans... Read more

4 by Col16

The movie was rated as low as this for the simple reason that the double sided movie only played one side. I remember that when it was released it changed the boundaies of the "Western" as Mr Peckinpaw... Read more

2 by Tubbs

A western with a difference and one that is well photographed. Two very good scenes are the early town ambush and the train robbery. Even during the lesser segments there is interest provided by some... Read more

3 by Diana22

Always a fan of a good Western, this one filled all the criteria. Some very violent moments though, but that goes with the genre.

3 by Katty

Worth a watch if you haven't seen it - lots of better classic westerns though!

4 by Flash2004

Other reviewers cover the acting, storyline, conflicts and dramas better than i could, I was just totally fascinated with the liberties Peckinpah took and maybe expected to get away with back in the... Read more

4 by raqStar

visceral success lies in peckinpah's style- evoking both disgust and horror through the use of violence. yet, any attempt at realism and critique the film offers is completely undermined by it's sentimental... Read more

2 by Brockie

Typical Peckinpah. However not even big name actors move this film from its gratuitous violence genre into any sort of art form. If you expected anything else why watch Peckinpah. It is easy to understand... Read more

5 by R

Really enjoyed this classic cowboy movie. One of the really good ones with some of the classic actors as well.