About

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursu...

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Directed by

George Roy Hill

Written by

William Goldman (Screenplay)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Not that it matters, but most of it is true.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#369 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#73 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#32 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Original Score for a Motion Picture (not a Musical) Burt Bacharach

Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Material Not Previously Published or Produced William Goldman

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song Burt Bacharach

Oscar for Best Cinematography Conrad L. Hall