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Hombre -- John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.

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Director:
Writers:
Irving Ravetch (screenplay) and
Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
21 March 1967 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Hombre means MAN... Paul Newman is HOMBRE!
Plot:
John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Character Study or A Study of Character See more (95 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Newman ... John Russell

Fredric March ... Alexander Favor

Richard Boone ... Grimes

Diane Cilento ... Jessie Brown

Cameron Mitchell ... Sheriff Frank Braden

Barbara Rush ... Audra Favor
Peter Lazer ... Billy Lee Blake

Margaret Blye ... Doris Lee Blake

Martin Balsam ... Henry Mendez
Skip Ward ... Steve Early

Frank Silvera ... Mexican Bandit

David Canary ... Lamar Dean

Val Avery ... Delgado
Linda Cordova ... Mrs. Delgado

Larry Ward ... Soldier
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pete Hernandez ... Apache (uncredited)
Merrill C. Isbell ... Apache (uncredited)

Directed by
Martin Ritt 
 
Writing credits
Irving Ravetch (screenplay) and
Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay)

Elmore Leonard (novel)

Produced by
Irving Ravetch .... producer
Martin Ritt .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Rose 
 
Cinematography by
James Wong Howe (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Frank Bracht 
 
Art Direction by
Jack Martin Smith 
Robert Emmet Smith  (as Robert E. Smith)
 
Set Decoration by
Raphael Bretton (set decorations)
Walter M. Scott (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Donfeld (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
Margaret Donovan .... hair stylist
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Harry Caplan .... unit production manager (as Harry A. Caplan)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William McGarry .... assistant director
Christopher Seitz .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John R. Carter .... sound
David Dockendorf .... sound
 
Stunts
Terry Leonard .... stunts (uncredited)
Danny Sands .... stunts (uncredited)
George P. Wilbur .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Mitchell .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
David Rose .... conductor
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator
Paul Beaver .... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Alexander Gerens .... music copyist (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Shelly Manne .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Michael J. McDonald .... score remixer (uncredited)
Emil Richards .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Howard A. Roberts .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Urban Thielmann .... musician: piano (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Meta Rebner .... script supervisor
Tim Burstall .... attachment (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
111 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (DVD version) (uncut) | Iceland:L | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1988) | USA:Approved (certificate #21250) | West Germany:12 (cut)
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Trivia:
When Doris asks Mrs. Favor what her perfume costs, Mrs. Favor replies "The best years of your life". Fredric March, who plays her husband, Dr. Favor, had starred in "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946).See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: The horse the bandito is riding has a snap to connect the throatlatch. None of the bridles of that day would have used snaps as they had not been invented at that time.See more »
Quotes:
John Russell:Glad to buy you dinner.
Jessie:There's a lot of men who'll do that, Mr. Russell.
John Russell:Well, I'd just as soon make it breakfast.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Hateful Eight (2015)See more »

FAQ

WHY WAS FRANK SILVEIRA,THE VAQUERO,NOT GIVEN HIGH BILLING?
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37 out of 48 people found the following review useful.
A Character Study or A Study of Character, 23 April 1999

Is this movie not a micro-view of society? We have a certain class structure. We have heroes and villains. We have one man, who, perhaps by virtue of his Apache affinity, is essentially "at one" with himself. He tells the person who comments that they had mistakenly believed that he was taking the money for himself, "What you think is your business." He is unaffected. He knows who he is, what he's about, and is not "on the string," dancing to the tune that others would call for him. He has his own code; his own values, and he demonstrates them -- in action -- throughout this fine film. Richard Boone is great as Grimes, and the overall cast is very good. This movie, in some ways, could be taken apart, viewed, and reviewed much the same way as Henry Fonda's "12 Angry Men." There is much to admire about this movie . . . much to admire in the character, John Russell.

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