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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  24 August 1979 (Sweden)
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A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

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The Sundance Kid / Harry Alonzo Longabaugh
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Butch Cassidy / Robert Leroy Parker
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Mike Cassidy
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Joe Le Fors
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O.C. Hanks
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Bill Tod Carver (as Chris Lloyd)
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Mary Parker
Joel Fluellen ...
Jack
Regina Baff ...
Ruby
Peter Brocco ...
Old Robber
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Hugh Gillin ...
Cyrus Antoon
Sherril Lynn Rettino ...
Annie (as Sherril Lynn Katzman)
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A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

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Comedy | Western

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24 August 1979 (Sweden)  »

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Les joyeux débuts de Butch Cassidy et le Kid  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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As part of his research for this picture, Richard Lester screened Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), which apparently, he had not seen. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Ray Bledsoe: You're out of prison for one week and you come back to Brown's Hole. Get the hell out of here! Get a job or something. And stay out of trouble!
Butch Cassidy: I don't want a job, Ray. That kind of life doesn't suit me.
Sheriff Ray Bledsoe: Damn it, what about your promise to the Governor.
Butch Cassidy: That was Wyoming.
Sheriff Ray Bledsoe: Oh, and this is Utah! Is that it?
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worth watching
16 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On a scale of 1-4 I give it a 2 but it is definitely worth watching Tom Berenger has a very strange resemblance to Paul Newman never thought I'd say that. William Katt also has somewhat of a look like Robert Redford. Especially when he grows a mustache the movie definitely looks like it was filmed for television with the violence toned down I though it would be a shoot 'em up western. While it did have some shooting this movie is more about Butch and Sundance meeting up and starting their outlaw careers. After seeing this one for the first time I actually want to watch the original for the umpteenth time to see what was incorporated into it if you are a fan of the first one you will really enjoy this movie.


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