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The Wild Bunch ()


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An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

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  • Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations.
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Pike Bishop
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Dutch Engstrom
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Deke Thornton
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Freddie Sykes
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Lyle Gorch
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Angel (as Jaime Sanchez)
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Tector Gorch
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Mapache (as Emilio Fernandez)
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Coffer
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T.C
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Harrigan
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Crazy Lee
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Wainscoat
Paul Harper ...
Ross
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Zamorra
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Herrera
Chano Urueta ...
Don Jose
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Elsa (as Elsa Cardenas)
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Jess
Rayford Barnes ...
Buck
Stephen Ferry ...
McHale (as Steve Ferry)
Sonia Amelio ...
Teresa
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Aurora
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Ignacio
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Rocio (as Elizabeth Dupeyron)
Yolanda Ponce ...
Yolis
José Chávez ...
Juan Jose (as Jose Chavez)
René Dupeyrón ...
Juan (as Rene Dupeyron)
Pedro Galván ...
Benson (as Pedro Galvan)
Graciela Doring ...
Emma
Major Perez ...
Perez
Fernando Wagner ...
Mohr
Ivan J. Rado ...
Ernst (as Jorge Rado)
Ivan Scott ...
Paymaster
Señora Madero ...
Margaret (as Sra. Madero)
Margarito Luna ...
Luna
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Gonzalez (as Chalo Gonzalez)
Lilia Castillo ...
Lilia
Elizabeth Unda ...
Carmen
Julio Corona ...
Julio
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alyce Allen ...
Woman (uncredited)
Archie Butler ...
Jabalai (uncredited)
Tap Canutt ...
Burt (uncredited)
Gordon T. Dawson ...
Pinkerton Man (uncredited)
Dennis Feldman ...
Townsperson (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert ...
Frank (uncredited)
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Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
'Chico' Hernandez ...
Boy on Town (uncredited)
Buck Holland ...
Thornton Posse Rider (uncredited)
Walt La Rue ...
Abe (uncredited)
Erwin Neal ...
Fray (uncredited)
Matthew Peckinpah ...
Boy Watching Robber Scoop Up Moneybag (uncredited)
Bill Shannon ...
Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
Jim Sheppard ...
Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
Jack Williams ...
Phil (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen ...
Simkins (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sam Peckinpah

Written by

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Walon Green ... (screenplay) and
Sam Peckinpah ... (screenplay)
 
Walon Green ... (story) and
Roy N. Sickner ... (story)

Produced by

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Phil Feldman ... producer
Roy N. Sickner ... associate producer

Music by

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Jerry Fielding

Cinematography by

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Lucien Ballard ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Lou Lombardo ... (as Louis Lombardo)

Editorial Department

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Robert L. Wolfe ... associate film editor
Joel Cox ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Art Direction by

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Edward Carrere

Costume Design by

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James R. Silke ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Al Greenway ... makeup artist
Keester Sweeney ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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William D. Faralla ... production manager (as William Faralla)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Clifford C. Coleman ... assistant director (as Cliff Coleman)
Fred Gammon ... assistant director
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... second unit director (as Buzz Henry)
John 'Bud' Cardos ... second unit director (uncredited)
Howard G. Kazanjian ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Phil Rawlins ... first assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Phil A. Ankrom ... property master (uncredited)
John Barton ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Bill Gold ... poster designer (uncredited)
Arnold Losey ... props (uncredited)
Tyrus Wong ... art department (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Robert J. Miller ... sound
Joe Kavigan ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Stanley Martin ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Billy Mauch ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Bill Rivol ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Ed Scheid ... supervising sound effects editor (uncredited)
Dan Wallin ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
John O. Young ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Bud Hulburd ... special effects
Ralph Ayres ... special effects (uncredited)
James Rugg ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Denny Arnold ... stunts (uncredited)
Norman Bishop ... stunts (uncredited)
Archie Butler ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Joe Canutt ... stunt double: "Lyle" (uncredited)
Tap Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
John 'Bud' Cardos ... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Combs ... stunts (uncredited)
Louie Elias ... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Chad Evans ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Feazell ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Finnegan ... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Hart ... stunts (uncredited)
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... stunts (uncredited)
'Chema' Hernandez ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Herron ... stunt double: "Dutch" (uncredited)
Billy E. Hughes ... stunts (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited)
Gary McLarty ... stunts (uncredited)
Erwin Neal ... stunt double: "Pike" (uncredited)
Bob Orrison ... stunts (uncredited)
Danny Sands ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Shannon ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Sheppard ... stunts (uncredited)
Roy N. Sickner ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen ... stunt double: "Angel" and "Sykes" (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Bud Gaunt ... key grip
Bernie Abramson ... still photographer (uncredited)
Dave Friedman ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Reggie Jones ... grip (uncredited)
Thomas Laughridge ... camera operator (uncredited)
James F. Reber ... generator operator (uncredited)
Don Stott ... gaffer (uncredited)
Richard Tim Vanik ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Gordon T. Dawson ... wardrobe supervisor (as Gordon Dawson)

Location Management

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Morrie Nierenberg ... location auditor (uncredited)

Music Department

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Sonny Burke ... music supervisor
Donald Harris ... music film editor (uncredited)
Richard C. Harris ... supervising music film editor (uncredited)
Dan Wallin ... scoring mixer (uncredited)
Jimmy Wyble ... musician: guitarist (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Bud Dawson ... transportation gaffer (uncredited)
Chet Jan ... driver (uncredited)
Joe Lessner ... driver (uncredited)
Charles Misere ... driver (uncredited)
Frank Olmstead ... driver (uncredited)
Earl Pierson ... driver (uncredited)
Rex Schroetter ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Crayton Smith ... script supervisor
Elizabeth Burnette ... voice (uncredited)
Tony Faehnle ... ramrod (uncredited)
Stanley Feldman ... production coordinator (uncredited)
Anthony Goldschmidt ... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Gay Hayden ... secretary (uncredited)
'Chema' Hernandez ... head wrangler (uncredited)
Robert Joseph ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Alyce S. Miller ... secretary (uncredited)
Greta Shepherd ... secretary to executive producer (uncredited)
Branko Wohlfahrt ... weapon specialist (uncredited)

Thanks

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General de Brigada E.E. Procopio Ortiz R. ... thanks
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

It's 1913, and the "traditional" American West is dying. Among the inhabitants of this dying era are an outlaw gang called "The Wild Bunch." After a failed railroad office robbery, the gang heads to Mexico to do one last job. Seeing their times and lives drifting away in the newly formed world of the 20th century, the gang takes the job and ends up in a brutally violent last stand against their enemies deemed to be corrupt, in a small Mexican town ruled by a ruthless general. Written by blazesnakes9

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Taglines The land had changed. They hadn't. The earth had cooled. They couldn't. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Wild Bunch (Japan, English title)
  • La horde sauvage (France)
  • The Wild Bunch - Sie kannten kein Gesetz (Germany)
  • Grupo salvaje (Spain)
  • Grup salvatge (Spain, Catalan title)
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Runtime
  • 135 min
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Budget $6,244,087 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia In an interview, Ben Johnson said that the Mexican women who "frolicked" with him and Warren Oates in the huge wine vats weren't actresses but prostitutes from a nearby brothel, who were hired by Sam Peckinpah so he could tell people that Warner Bros. paid for hookers for his cast. See more »
Goofs Every time the gang crosses from Texas into Mexico, the river is running to the west. The Rio Grande actually flows in the opposite direction. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Precious Images (1986). See more »
Soundtracks Polly Wolly Doodle See more »
Quotes Crazy Lee: Well, how'd you like to kiss my sister's black cat's ass?
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