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The Honkers (1972)

An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.

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Steve Ihnat
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Coburn ... Lew Lathrop
Lois Nettleton ... Linda Lathrop
Slim Pickens ... Clete
Anne Archer ... Deborah Moon
Richard Anderson ... Royce Owens
Joan Huntington Joan Huntington ... Rita Ferguson
Jim Davis ... Sheriff Potter
Ramon Bieri ... Jack Ferguson
Ted Eccles ... Bobby Lathrop
Mitchell Ryan ... Lowell
Wayne McLaren Wayne McLaren ... Everett
John Harmon ... Sam Martin
Richard O'Brien Richard O'Brien ... Matt Weber
Pitt Herbert ... Haberdasher
Luther Elmore 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!


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A betörhetetlenek See more »

Filming Locations:

Artesia, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Anne Archer. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, on the back of the cab of Clete's pickup truck, it can be seen where the shotgun pellet squibs are in the badly-matched paint job versus the rest of the truck. See more »

Connections

Features The Hunting Party (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Easy Made For Lovin'
Composed and Sung by Bobby Russell
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SteveInhat - Big fan
30 August 1999 | by Tubby-7See all my reviews

I saw the Honkers in the early 70s and loved it and remembered it. I also saw both JW.COOP & JUNIOR BONNER - both excellent. The reason I had to catch Honkers was that Mr.Inhat deeply impressed me in Madigan as Barney - an enduring psycho performance - which I can still quote verbatum. I also made a note of him in Hour of The Gun. I felt grim when he died (just after the Cannes screening?) But rest assured he, and the film, are recalled fondly. .


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