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Posse (1975)

An unscrupulous politico marshal and his deputies chase a gang of train robbers whose leader proves that every man has his price.

Director:

Kirk Douglas

Writers:

William Roberts (screenplay by), Christopher Knopf (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirk Douglas ... Howard Nightingale
Bruce Dern ... Jack Strawhorn
Bo Hopkins ... Wesley
James Stacy ... Harold Hellman
Luke Askew ... Krag
David Canary ... Pensteman
Alfonso Arau ... Pepe
Katherine Woodville ... Mrs. Cooper
Mark Roberts ... Mr. Cooper
Beth Brickell ... Carla Ross
Dick O'Neill ... Wiley
William H. Burton Jr. William H. Burton Jr. ... McCanless (as William H. Burton)
Louie Elias Louie Elias ... Rains
Gus Greymountain Gus Greymountain ... Reyno
Allan Warnick ... Telegrapher
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Storyline

A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

"Posse" begins like most Westerns. It ends like none of them. It will knock you off your horse.

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1975 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

La brigade du Texas See more »

Filming Locations:

Florence, Arizona, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.77 : 1
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Trivia

Pepe says to Strawhorn "What'd you expect...Joaquin Murrieta?" This is a reference to Joaquin Carrillo Murrieta, an infamous bandit during the 1850s California Gold Rush. See more »

Goofs

Supposedly set in Texas yet the train passes many saguaro cacti which do not grow in Texas. See more »

Quotes

Jack Strawhorn: [to Howard Nightingale] Honest men stay honest only as long as it pays. That's why I'm a thief and you're a liar.
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Soundtracks

I've Been Working on the Railroad
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Traditional
The first line is sung during Nightingale's speech
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Acceptable modern western with a little sins!!
6 February 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

Having Kirk Douglas on leading role and direction this western won't disappoint nobody,but a littles sins almost unnoticed crying for.....Bruce Dern is always in a blue jeans impeccable clean.....the escape inside the train wasn't convincing among another little mistakes...in first part of the movie the ambush at the river the landscape is unforgettable,the cinematography is quite good,alfonso Arau is another high point but died so early,shall be better exploited along of the picture!

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First watch: 1985 / How many: 4 / Source: TV-DVD / Rating: 7.25


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