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Midnight Cowboy (1969) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Texas greenhorn Joe Buck arrives in New York for the first time. Preening himself as a real 'hustler', he finds that he is the one getting 'hustled' until he teams up with a down-and-out but resilient outcast named Ratso Rizzo. The initial 'country cousin meets city cousin' relationship deepens. In their efforts to bilk a hostile world rebuffing them at every turn, this unlikely pair progress from partners in shady business to comrades. Each has found his first real friend.

    - Written by alfiehitchie
  • A naive prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

Joe Buck (Jon Voight) leaves his job as a dishwasher in a small town in Texas, and gets on the bus heading for New York City...

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