Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Overview:

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) was a Adventure - Western Film directed by George Roy Hill and produced by John Foreman, Paul Newman and Paul Monash.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2003.

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyConrad HallWon
Best DirectorGeorge Roy HillNominated
Best Music - ScoringBurt BacharachWon
Best PictureJohn Foreman, ProducerNominated
Best WritingWilliam GoldmanWon
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

By Beatrice on Mar 21, 2020 From Flickers in Time

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) Directed by George Roy Hill Written by William Goldman 1969/US IMDb link Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Launching “Flickers in Time: The Lockdown Edition” with this beloved classic. ?It’s a blen... Read full article


Bridging Old Hollywood and New: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

By The Lady Eve on Oct 17, 2019 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

This post is my entry for the Classic Movie Blog Association's Fall 2019 Blogathon. This year we're honoring the CMBA's 10th anniversary with "The Anniversary Blogathon" and participating member bloggers are celebrating all manner of classic film and classic film-related anniversaries. Click here fo... Read full article


Review: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Despite my general reluctance to say that the Western in its classical form was on the way out, it’s hard not to make such an assertion looking at the landscape of the late 1960s. The Wild Bunch is a common marker of the seismic shift leading to the complete obliteration of the classic western... Read full article


Review: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Despite my general reluctance to say that the Western in its classical form was on the way out, it’s hard not to make such an assertion looking at the landscape of the late 1960s. The Wild Bunch is a common marker of the seismic shift leading to the complete obliteration of the classic western... Read full article


Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, George Roy Hill)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 27, 2016 From The Stop Button

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid opens with a sepia-toned silent film newsreel. It’s exposition, but also contrast. The silent images of a daring train robbery distract from reading the film’s accompanying opening titles. When the film itself starts, it’s just as sepia-toned. Onl... Read full article


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Quotes from

Bolivian cantina owner: El guisado esta delicioso. Para chuparse los dedos. Si quieren mas, es la especialidad de la casa si quieren mas, no tengan pena y diganmelo. Yo estoy aqui para servirles. Agraddezo la visita de tan distinguidos calballeros. Muchas gracias. Para servas.
Butch Cassidy: [cutting a steak] The Specialty of the House and it's still movin'!


[Butch is robbing Woodcock's train for the second time]
Butch Cassidy: You can't want to get blown up again.
Woodcock: Butch, you know that if it were my money, there is nobody that I would rather have steal it than you. But, you see, I am still in the employment of E. H. Harriman of the Union Pacific Railroad!


Etta Place: Butch?
Butch Cassidy: Hmm.
Etta Place: Do you ever wonder if I'd met you first, we'd be the ones to get involved?
Butch Cassidy: But we are involved, Etta. Don't you know that? I mean you are riding on my bicycle - in some Arabian countries that's the same as being married.


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Actually before the real Butch and Sundance ended in Bolivia, they spent some time in Patagonia (Argentina), in a town called Cholila.
In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked this as the #73 Greatest Movie of All Time.
Body count: 30
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