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Bad Company (1972)

 -  Drama | Western  -  8 October 1972 (USA)
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A god-fearing Ohio boy dodging the Civil War draft arrives in Jefferson City where he joins up with a hardscrabble group of like runaways heading west.

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A group of naive boys find that life as desperadoes in the west is more serious that they understood when they embark on abortive careers in bushwhacking. Violence, betrayal, sombre colours and a Beckettsian whimsy mark this ironic western. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Drama | Western

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According to Jeff Bridges the gunfight in the forest had to be completely re shot after the film was ruined in the lab. See more »

Goofs

When the boys cross the Missouri River from St. Joseph, one utters the words, "Say goodbye to the U.S.A." After January 29, 1861, what was across the river from St. Joe was the state of Kansas, so they never left the U.S.A. In fact, by the 1850s, to ride out of the U.S.A. they would have needed to have gone to the Canadian or Mexican border. See more »

Quotes

Hobbs: You go ahead and eat your beans, Joe. Me and the boys can take 'em easy. There's only two.
Big Joe: My boy, if it was a blind woman in a wheelchair, I'd still give her the odds.
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reminds us how great 70s films were
3 July 2001 | by (Dublin) – See all my reviews

They don't make em like this anymore, a smashing film this. The two leads are excellent and their friends are good too. There are so many great scenes in this film it's untrue! One of my favourite bits is when drew and jake have a big fight in this lady's house, and completely wreck it! It's one of the best fight scenes i've seen. There's humour and tragedy and excitement and tension. a top notch film 10/10


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