The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch

  • 1969
  • R
  • 145 min
  • USA
  • action, adventure, western

A troop of aging outlaws plot a grand heist, before they could retire from the criminal world. They ride into a Texas border town in order to rob a local railroad office.

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Writers: Walon Green, Sam Peckinpah, Roy N. Sickner

Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien, Warren Oates

The Wild Bunch is Sam Peckinpah's shocking, violent ballad to an old world and a dying genre.

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  • Sam Peckinpah
    Sam Peckinpah
    David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah (February 21, 1925 - December 28, 1984) was an American filmmaker and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch (1969). He was known for the innovative and explicit depiction of action and violence, as well as his revisionist approach to the Western genre. Peckinpah's films generally deal with the...

Main Cast


Tagline: The land had changed. They hadn't. The earth had cooled. They couldn't.

Motion Picture Rating: R

Genres: action, adventure, western

Categories: arizona territory, apache, mexican revolution, texas, robbery, bounty hunter, friendship, honor, gang, shootout, soldier, steam locomotive, righteous rage


Producer: Phil Feldman, Roy N. Sickner

Editor: Lou Lombardo

Director of photography: Lucien Ballard

Original music composer: Jerry Fielding

Costume design: James R. Silke

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 145 min

Country: USA

Language: English, German, Spanish

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color (Technicolor)