Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Movie Film Cinema Poster ArtThe on-screen chemistry between Paul Newman and Robert Redford is probably unmatched. With Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and The Sting (1973), these actors with director George Roy Hill made two of the greatest, most entertaining films.

The classic buddy film, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has aged very well in no small part to William Goldman’s smart script and Hill’s creative and spot-on direction. With the astoundingly beautiful Katharine Ross and one of the best movie endings in cinematic history, this film is a must-see and also one to repeatedly revisit.

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You can find more information on this U.S. movie on Wikipedia and IMDb.

As always, we recommend you don’t ruin any surprises by reading spoilers or watching this trailer:

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Title: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Language: English

Direction: George Roy Hill

Screenplay: William Goldman

Cinematography: Conrad L. Hall

Editing: John C. Howard, Richard C. Meyer

Score: Burt Bacharach

Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross

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Full Acting Cast and Roles

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4 comments

  1. Jackie C.

    Great old western movie! Blackthorn was a pretty good and modern update from the 1969 movie. There’s a great book out that goes along with the Blackthorn theme and it’s all about if Butch Cassidy survived Bolivia. It’s called “Legends Lost” by Charlie Mac http://www.charliemacbooks.com and definitely worth checking out!

  2. An incredible body of work is found between these actors. It’s hard to believe Paul Newman has passed and Robert Redford is over 80 yrs old. The world will be a sadder place without them both. You have a great site and thanks for checking out my blog (Prepare To Crossover.com).

  3. Seen it more than once ! Beautifully done, good Actors and great music !

  4. This is one of the first “grown up” films I saw in a theater as a kid. I enjoyed the story, the action, and the humor greatly, but the thing that really stuck out to me was the scene with Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head for the soundtrack. The notion of music completely unrelated to the story complementing the visuals really intrigued me.

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