Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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"Not that it matters, but most of it is true."
  • PG
  • 1969
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 8.0  (224,365)
  • 66

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is an American Western film that was released in 1969. The movie stars Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy, Robert Redford as the Sundance Kid, and Katharine Ross as Etta Place. The plot of the movie revolves around the two lead characters, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, who are both notorious outlaws in the turn of the century American Old West. They work together as partners, robbing banks, trains, and other targets. However, their crimes soon catch up with them, and they become the targets of law enforcement officials, who are determined to bring them to justice.

Butch and Sundance decide to flee the country and escape to Bolivia. They are accompanied by Etta, who is Sundance's love interest. In Bolivia, they try to start a new life, but they find that their past catches up with them once again. They must confront their enemies and use all their wit and cunning to survive in a foreign land.

The movie has a perfect balance of action, drama, and comedy. Paul Newman and Robert Redford play their roles to perfection, and their chemistry is impeccable. They bring a sense of charm to their outlaw characters, and their performances are nothing short of amazing.

The music in the film is also noteworthy, with the famous song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" by B.J. Thomas appearing in a memorable scene. The song won an Academy Award for Best Original Song, and it has become synonymous with the movie.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. The film was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $100 million at the box office and winning four Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography, and Best Original Song.

The movie is a classic of the Western genre and is still revered by audiences today. It is a testament to the talent of its cast and crew and remains a must-watch for any movie lover.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 52 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.0 and a MetaScore of 66.

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