Overall Rank: 132
Average Rating: 3.2/4
# of Ratings: 463
Theatrical Release Date: 10/24/1969
Genre: Western, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: George Roy Hill
Actors: Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin, George Furth, Cloris Leachman
Plot: A pair of bank robbers flee the country because of the law, and try to start a new in South America. Western.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/21/2019
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" is a classic within its genre, but other westerns have certainly aged better.
SteelCity99 - wrote on 04/22/2018
The superb Newman-Redford duo meet for the first time in this respectable western. A classic not to be missed for anything in the world. 89/100
worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013
Such a great film! Icons Robert Redford and Paul Newman are fantastic, and their chemistry remarkable. Great cinematography. Awesome shoot-outs. Classic Western!
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cinegeek.de - wrote on 04/02/2016
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid mag einer der grossen New Hollywood Klassiker sein und hat das Team Newman & Redford zusammengebracht. Als ich ihn aber jetzt noch einmal sah, kam er mir schwerfällig und ziemlich enttäuschend vor. Vor allem vermisse ich, dass sich George Roy Hills Film überhaupt zu dem bekennt, was er ist: Einem Western! William Goldmans Drehbuch aber versucht permanent, die "niedlichen" Aspekte der Geschichte zu betonen. Dabei beginnt alles so vielversprechend: Butch (Paul Newman) und Sundance (Robert Redford) führen eine Bande von Zugräubern an. Harriman, der Tycoon der Eisenbahngesellschaft, versucht, sie zu stellen, doch die beiden flüchten nach Bolivien, wo sie Banken überfallen. Sundance tritt einem Spieler gegenüber, Butch schlägt eine Rebellion in der …
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 05/23/2012
Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman) and The Sundance Kid (Robert Redford) rob banks together. Falling into the rapids filled with rocks and emerging without getting hurt was somewhat impossible. Dialogue was oftentimes cheesy and iffy while the pace sluggish due to the images coupled with the soundtrack. This reviewer has no concerns with long slow moving films such as Tree of Life or 2001: A Space Odyssey because it was gorgeous to look at, moving pictures unfortunately is boring. Flicks related to bank robbery such as Bonnie & Clyde, Heat, Ocean’s 11 and Dog Day Afternoon were more engaging. Humor and acting were effective though. Cinematography was scenic and soundtrack enlightening mixed with hypnotic chants that make you sleepy. Both leads were good, which was evident throughout …
Yojimbo - wrote on 01/20/2012
Legendary outlaws Butch and Sundance rob one too many trains and an elite force of lawmen force them to relocate to Bolivia. Yet another of Hollywood's romantic reinterpretations of history featuring outlaws who are lovable rogues who don't want to hurt anyone, George Roy Hill's classic western actually features little in the way of gunplay (although the final shoot out is well worth waiting for). The core of the film is Butch and Sundance's enduring friendship and as such it concentrates far more on warmth and humour than bullets and blood; in fact you have to wait til near the end before a single shot is fired. Often when two major stars are paired up, ego prevails and one-upmanship can ruin any potential on-screen chemistry, but once in a while two stars can strike up chemistry that …
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