All sides converge in El Paso for a shootout, but trust a happily married old-timer Slim Pickens to help Doc and Carol have a future. Carol McCoy Ben Johnson The Killer Elite Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts. Bill Hart as Swain. Roy Jenson as Cully. He tried to do something similar later in the Seventies with ‘Convoy’, but that one strayed too far into studio compromise and was nowhere near as successful on an artistic level.

Maybe McQueen felt more comfortable pulling that style off, which is odd because he showed a lot more depth in Peckinpah’s low key ‘Junior Bonner’. With violence shot in his trademark balletic style, Peckinpah does not hide the damage that Doc can do, whether to a cop car or an enemy. The Getaway scores a triple play: It functions with great efficiency but doesn’t accomplish anything. The Ballad of Cable Hogue The symbiote was good and was twisted by Eddie. Yes No Report this. Already have an account?

At Home With Amy Sedaris. Even him grabbing the motorcycle is bad. A tough crime drama with a steely McQueen performance and the usual quota of Peckinpah violence. Bo Hopkins as Frank Jackson. Chris Weber Super Reviewer. It;s a good solid yarn and I streaminf deserves to be better known and more appreciated.

On Disc at Amazon. Peckinpah uses many of his regular dependable character actors Bo Hopkins, Dub Taylor to support them, including a first rate Ben Johnson ‘The Wild Bunch’ in an uncharacteristically nasty role.

Carter “Doc” McCoy is a career robber, currently in his fourth year of a ten year prison sentence at the Texas State Penitentiary.


Le Guet-apens Eddie Brock: After his request for parole is denied despite he being a model prisoner, Doc, unable emotionally to endure life inside, asks his loving wife Carol McCoy to contact crooked businessman Jack Beynon, a man with political connections, to secure his release in return for he being “for sale” to Beynon. Go to your mommy little boy or I’ll break your arm off and beat you to death with it.

The Kids Are Alright. Sam Peckinpah is a director who can successfully construct something memorable using the simplest of ideas. Cant wait sfreaming watch this!!!

Fllm on location across various parts of Texas this is the story of Carter “Doc” McCoy Steve McQueena bankrobber who gets released from prison after his wife Carol Ali MacGraw does whatever is necessary to make it happen.

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Rather than Doc using his own men for the job, Beynon directs that the only other people involved will be the men of his own choosing, Rudy and Frank. Learn more More Like This.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Richard Bright as Thief. Ok this was nothing like the Spider-Man 3 Le Guet-apens lol.

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It was lackadaisically remade with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger in Just got to hope its rated R. The vivid direction and lightning pace, however, make the film completely fascinating.

Bruce Bissonette as Sporting-Goods Salesman. Quotes [ first lines ] Parole Board Chairman: In this one respect ‘The Getaway’s inferior s remake was closer to Thompson’s original spirit by casting Alec Baldwin in the same role.


Raymond King as Boys on Train. The guet-a;ens producer made a deal with Paramount Pictures’ production chief Robert Evansallowing Peckinpah to do his personal project if he first directed this film.

As per part of the deal she makes, the two of them, plus a couple of others, are pulled together to pull off a major job, one that could very well be the last one McCoy ever needs to pull. You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made.

Five Favorite Films with Aaron Eckhart. Search for ” The Getaway ” on Amazon. Start your free trial. Mar 5, Rating: Did your favorite make the cut? Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man.

Slim Pickens as Cowboy. A trashy good time!

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Jul 26, Rating: Guft-apens Runyon as Hayhoe. If you break down this picture, it’s that complex, but it’s a film that is brilliantly executed due to a sharp script, great cast and sharp direction. I very much enjoyed this picture and I highly recommend this film to anyone looking for a blistering heist film to watch.