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The Honkers (1972)

PG  |   |  Western, Action, Comedy  |  19 July 1972 (France)
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An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.

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Lew Lathrop
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Linda Lathrop
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Clete
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Deborah Moon
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Royce Owens
Joan Huntington ...
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Sheriff Potter
Ramon Bieri ...
Jack Ferguson
Ted Eccles ...
Bobby Lathrop
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Lowell
Wayne McLaren ...
Everett
John Harmon ...
Sam Martin
Richard O'Brien ...
Matt Weber
Pitt Herbert ...
Haberdasher
Luther Elmore
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An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.

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A honker is a rough bull or bronc that can't be broken. Lew Lathrop is a honker!


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19 July 1972 (France)  »

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A betörhetetlenek  »

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The Honkers had its premiere at the Cavern Theater in Carlsbad, NM, the small town in which the movie was filmed. See more »

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Features The Hunting Party (1971) See more »

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I'm a Rodeo Cowboy
Composed and Sung by Slim Pickens
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As I recall, this was a wonderful movie
30 June 2002 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

I was living in Sri Lanka when I saw The Honkers (in 1975, three years after its release). Great rodeo movie. Pity it's not available on DVD or VHS. It had the same real-people feel as Sam Peckinpah's Junior Bonner (a movie I saw six times when it first came out). I remember Steve Ihnat's performance in Madigan and Fuzz. Too bad he passed away so young.


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