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1. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 208,966

2. The Breakfast Club (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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62 Metascore

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Votes: 198,107

3. Planet of the Apes (1968)

G | 112 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

Writers: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling, Pierre Boulle | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Votes: 116,665

4. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

M | 110 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime

8.2
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58 Metascore

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

Votes: 115,761

5. The X-Files (1993–2002)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick

Votes: 96,479

6. Cool Hand Luke (1967)

PG | 126 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison.

Writers: Donn Pearce, Frank Pierson | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Votes: 94,452

7. The Running Man (1987)

R | 101 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.

Writers: Stephen King, Steven E. de Souza | Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Votes: 91,935

8. Patton (1970)

GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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91 Metascore

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North, Ladislas Farago, Omar N. Bradley | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Votes: 65,456

9. Look Who's Talking (1989)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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51 Metascore

After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice over.

Writer: Amy Heckerling | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal

Votes: 54,410

10. Flipped (2010)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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45 Metascore

Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. Based on the novel "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen.

Writers: Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Wendelin Van Draanen | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 44,260

11. Charmed (1998–2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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Three sisters discover their destiny - to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones.

Creator: Constance M. Burge | Stars: Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause, Rose McGowan

Votes: 42,024

12. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

PG | 135 min | Western

7.9
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A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Writers: Forrest Carter, Philip Kaufman, Sonia Chernus | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Votes: 41,428

13. The Mighty Ducks (1992)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.

Writer: Steven Brill | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith, Heidi Kling

Votes: 35,208

14. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

7.7
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The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

Votes: 33,910

15. The West Wing (1999–2006)

44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 32,863

16. Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Romance

4.4
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This time, a new baby is on the way, and it's a girl. Wrapped together with the standard conflict between mother and father, Mikey engages in a bit of sibling rivalry with his new sister.

Writers: Amy Heckerling, Neal Israel | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, Elias Koteas

Votes: 31,863

17. The Enforcer (1976)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with a rookie female partner that he's not too excited to be working with.

Writers: Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink, Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner, Gail Morgan Hickman, S.W. Schurr | Director: James Fargo | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 26,023

18. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 21,619

19. Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–2007)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.

Stars: Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Bradley Whitford, Steven Weber

Votes: 18,442

20. The Shootist (1976)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.

Writers: Glendon Swarthout, Miles Hood Swarthout, Scott Hale | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

Votes: 14,924

21. JAG (1995–2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow lawyers of the US Navy's Judge Advocate General's office.

Stars: David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux, John M. Jackson

Votes: 11,621

22. Blue Thunder (1983)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby | Director: John Badham | Stars: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

Votes: 10,475

23. The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »

Writers: Richard McKenna, Robert Anderson | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Richard Crenna

Votes: 8,736

24. Death Wish II (1982)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Architect Paul Kersey once again becomes a vigilante when he tries to find the five street punks who murdered his daughter and housekeeper, this time on the dark streets of Los Angeles.

Writers: David Engelbach, Brian Garfield | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia, J.D. Cannon

Votes: 8,356

25. The Front Page (1974)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 7,271

26. Kuffs (1992)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon | Director: Bruce A. Evans | Stars: Christian Slater, Milla Jovovich, Ric Roman Waugh, Steve Holladay

Votes: 6,889

27. The X-Files (1993–2002)
Episode: Pilot (1993)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena.

Writer: Chris Carter | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Charles Cioffi, Cliff De Young

Votes: 5,843

28. Fandango (1985)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

6.6
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Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.

Writer: Kevin Reynolds | Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, Chuck Bush

Votes: 5,519

29. Motel Hell (1980)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Horror

6.0
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Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Jaffe, Steven-Charles Jaffe | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod

Votes: 5,365

30. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 5,101

31. The Boston Strangler (1968)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt.

Writers: Edward Anhalt, Gerold Frank | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin

Votes: 5,091

32. Valley of the Dolls (1967)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.

Writers: Jacqueline Susann, Helen Deutsch, Dorothy Kingsley | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Paul Burke, Sharon Tate

Votes: 4,412

33. Kissing a Fool (1998)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max is not sure he wants Sam to be his wife and offers his best friend Jay a test: Jay will... See full summary »

Writers: James Frey, Doug Ellin | Director: Doug Ellin | Stars: David Schwimmer, Jason Lee, Mili Avital, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 4,059

34. Fat City (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Sport

7.5
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Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Writer: Leonard Gardner | Director: John Huston | Stars: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

Votes: 4,056

35. Rolling Thunder (1977)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.1
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Major Charles Rane comes back from the war and is given a number of gifts from his hometown because he is a war hero. Some greedy thugs decide that they want to steal a number of silver ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Schrader, Heywood Gould | Director: John Flynn | Stars: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Votes: 4,000

36. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Writers: John Milius, Dennis Aaberg | Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

Votes: 3,872

37. The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film ... See full summary »

Writers: George Roy Hill, William Goldman | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Bo Brundin, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 3,663

38. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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An art director in the 1930's falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Writers: Nathanael West, Waldo Salt | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Votes: 3,449

39. Electra Glide in Blue (1973)

PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Boris, Rupert Hitzig | Director: James William Guercio | Stars: Robert Blake, Billy Green Bush, Mitch Ryan, Jeannine Riley

Votes: 3,056

40. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 2,929

41. Quicksilver (1986)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which... See full summary »

Writer: Thomas Michael Donnelly | Director: Thomas Michael Donnelly | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez, Rudy Ramos

Votes: 2,883

42. Leave It to Beaver (1997)

PG | 84 min | Comedy, Family

5.1
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Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Mosher, Joe Connelly, Brian Levant, Lon Diamond | Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner, Cameron Finley, Erik von Detten

Votes: 2,803

43. Bandolero! (1968)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. ... See full summary »

Writers: James Lee Barrett, Stanley Hough | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch, George Kennedy

Votes: 2,579

44. Brewster McCloud (1970)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.

Writer: Doran William Cannon | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Bud Cort, Shelley Duvall, Sally Kellerman, Michael Murphy

Votes: 2,506

45. Satisfaction (1988)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.6
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A group of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar at the coast and play during the summer. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Purpura | Director: Joan Freeman | Stars: Justine Bateman, Liam Neeson, Trini Alvarado, Scott Coffey

Votes: 2,454

46. Myra Breckinridge (1970)

X | 94 min | Comedy

4.2
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Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels her. ... See full summary »

Writers: Gore Vidal, Michael Sarne, David Giler | Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch, Rex Reed

Votes: 2,050

47. Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)

R | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.

Writers: Bryan Burrough, John Helyar, Larry Gelbart | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Riegert, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 1,934

48. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.

Writer: Barry Beckerman | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Finch, Charles Bronson, Yaphet Kotto, Martin Balsam

Votes: 1,878

49. Simon & Simon (1981–1995)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.2
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Creator: Philip DeGuere | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 1,731

50. Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)

M | 98 min | Drama, Western

6.4
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Based on true events, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Lawton, Abraham Polonsky | Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Robert Blake, Susan Clark

Votes: 1,683