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The Missouri Breaks (1976)

 -  Drama | Western  -  19 May 1976 (USA)
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Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lee Clayton
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Tom Logan
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Little Tod
Kathleen Lloyd ...
Jane Braxton
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Cary
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Calvin
John McLiam ...
David Braxton
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Si (as John Ryan)
Sam Gilman ...
Hank Rate
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The Lonesome Kid
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Pete Marker
James Greene ...
Hellsgate Rancher
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Rancher's Wife
Danny Goldman ...
Baggage Clerk
Hunter von Leer ...
Sandy (as Hunter Von Leer)
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Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

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One Steals, One Kills, One Dies

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Original publicity for this picture reported that star Marlon Brando ad libbed so much that a special stenographer had to be flown over from California to record Brando's ad hoc poetry and spontaneous dialogue. See more »

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When Tom and Jane mount the same horse, one in front each other, her modern white underwear appears for a while. See more »

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Hank Rate: He personified the American West in the days of its rowdy youth.
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Oh! Susanna
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a rare gem
8 March 2004 | by (Berkeley, California) – See all my reviews

Anyone who does not know very much about Marlon Brando may not enjoy this film.

Brando had made his reputation as a great actor years before. It was probably made just to put two of the best actors-- Jack Nickelson and Marlon Brando in a film together for the first and only time.

Brando and Nickolson together, beautiful photography of Montana and some standard cowboy movie script-- thats all. The story is not important. It's just fun to see Brando pulling out a bag of tricks and seeing him have fun.

One small trick is that he is always eating or chewing on something as he talks. This may have been an insider joke because at this stage in his life he was fat. Nickelson might have done better acting .

So if you want to see Brando having fun see this movie. If you are looking for movie with great story see something else.

This movie is on my list as one of the best.

I give it ********* an 8 of 10.


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