About

Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as the New Hollywood.

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Directed by

Arthur Penn

Written by

Robert Towne (Writer)
David Newman (Screenplay)
Robert Benton (Screenplay)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They’re young… they’re in love… and they kill people.

Cast

Keywords

oklahoma bank robber sheriff waitress texas ambush missouri prohibition impotence grave digger texas ranger

Photos

Lists

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

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

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#65 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar for Best Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen