Sam Peckinpah

Biography

David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah (February 21, 1925 – December 28, 1984) was an American filmmaker and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch (1969). He was known for the innovative and explicit depiction of action and violence, as well as his revis...

14 titles Directing Writing Acting

5.9

The Osterman Weekend

1983 · Director

6.3

Convoy

1978 · Director

7.5

Cross of Iron

1977 · Director

6.1

The Killer Elite

1975 · Director

7.4

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

1973 · Director

6.8

Junior Bonner

1972 · Director

7.5

The Getaway

1972 · Director

7.5

Straw Dogs

1971 · Director

7.3

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

1970 · Director

8.0

The Wild Bunch

1969 · Director

6.8

Major Dundee

1965 · Director

7.1

The Losers

1963 · Director

8.8

Pericles on 31st Street

1962 · Director

7.5

Ride the High Country

1962 · Director

6.1

The Deadly Companions

1961 · Director

7 titles Directing Writing Acting

7.5

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

1974 · Screenplay, Story

7.5

Straw Dogs

1971 · Screenplay

8.0

The Wild Bunch

1969 · Screenplay

6.5

Villa Rides

1968 · Screenplay

6.8

Major Dundee

1965 · Screenplay

6.2

The Glory Guys

1965 · Writer

7.5

Ride the High Country

1962 · Screenplay

4 titles Directing Writing Acting

5.9

The Osterman Weekend

1983 · Maxwell Danforth's Aide

5.0

The Visitor Stridulum

1979 · Dr. Sam Collins

6.1

China 9, Liberty 37 Amore, piombo e furore

1978 · Wilbur Olsen

7.8

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1956 · Charlie the Meter Reader