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The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG  |   |  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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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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Drama | Western

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Released the same year as several other big budget Westerns, including Robert Altman's Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976), Don Siegel's _The Shootist_ and Clint Eastwood's The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). Of them all, only the latter two were well received by critics and public alike. 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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Tittle Tod: Damn, I don't know why they had to put Canada all the way up here.
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A highly underrated movie!
16 March 2003 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

I can't believe this movie has been so trashed & overlooked over the years. Like Mickey One & Left-Handed Gun, it's one of Arthur Penn's more offbeat & original films. Marlon Brando gives a highly inventive performance & demonstrates once more that he is one of the great comic performers of the screen (as he did more conventionally in Teahouse of the August Moon). To see Jack Nicholson (who is also excellent in this) with Brando is a terrific treat. Glad I found this on Laserdisk.


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