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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Paul Newman
Robert Redford
Katharine Ross
Strother Martin
Directors
George Roy Hill
Screenwriters
William Goldman
Running Time
106 minutes

Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
Buddy movie Western classic


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Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid

Plot
Butch (Paul Newman) and Sundance (Robert Redford) are two outlaws who rob trains in the Old West. As the country gets more civilised, a special posse is hired to hunt them down - so the pair, and their girl (Katharine Ross), flee to a new life in Bolivia.


Verdict
Note-perfect performances, a screenplay steeped in both nostalgia and a timely sense of insight, and anti-heroes you can't help but love: it's no surprise that the always re-watchable Butch And Sundance was once labelled the most likeable film ever made.


Reviewed by Bob McCabe

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