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Midnight Cowboy

USA, English, 113 mins

  • Director: John Schlesinger
  • Writer: Waldo Salt; James Leo Herlihy
  • Producer: Jerome Hellman; Kenneth Utt

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Way back East where most of the men are tutti-fruttis - that's good old dumb blonde cowboy philosophy.

Thank you Mr Schlesinger for this film.

Miraculous, heart-breaking, ground-breaking.

It won 3 Oscars: director, picture & writing (sometimes they do get it right).

Admittedly, some of the 60s trendy techniques are a little difficult to take now - don't let that detract from the overall power of this film.

Voight's lost-boy appeal is staggering....but, Hoffman steals the show with seedy precision.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Texas greenhorn Joe Buck arrives in New York for the first time. Preening himself as a real 'hustler', he finds that he is the one getting 'hustled' until he teams up with a down-and-out but resilient outcast named Ratso Rizzo. The initial 'country cousin meets city cousin' relationship deepens. In their efforts to bilk a hostile world rebuffing them at every turn, this unlikely pair progress from partners in shady business to comrades. Each has found his first real friend.

Cast & Characters

Dustin Hoffman as Ratso;
Jon Voight as Joe Buck;
Sylvia Miles as Cass;
John McGiver as Mr. O'Daniel;
Brenda Vaccaro as Shirley;
Barnard Hughes as Towny;
Ruth White as Sally Buck - Texas;
Jennifer Salt as Annie - Texas;
Gilman Rankin as Woodsy Niles - Texas;
Gary Owens as Little Joe - Texas;
T. Tom Marlow as Little Joe - Texas;
George Eppersen as Ralph - Texas;
Al Scott as Cafeteria Manager - Texas;
Linda Davis as Mother on the Bus - Texas;
J.T. Masters as Old Cow-Hand - Texas

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