Junior Bonner (Special Edition)

Directed by Sam Peckinpah

Year: 1972
Running Time: 100
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Junior Bonner (Special Edition)

Cast
Steve McQueen
Robert Preston
Ida Lupino
Joe Don Baker
Ben Johnson
Mary Murphy
Dub Taylor
Don 'Red' Barry
Bill McKinney

Crew
Directed by Sam Peckinpah


Screen icon Steve McQueen (Love with the Proper Stranger, Bullitt) is at his rugged best in this totally captivating tale of a fading rodeo champion from acclaimed director Sam Peckinpah (The Getaway, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, Convoy). With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner (McQueen) heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother (Joe Don Baker, Framed) and hard-drinking father (Robert Preston, The Music Man). Now Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory in the roughest, rowdiest ride of his life! Junior Bonner is an extraordinarily graceful yet unflinching rendering of a slice of Americana, beautifully shot by the great Lucien Ballard (The Ballad of Cable Hogue) and featuring a top-notch cast which also includes Ida Lupino (Road House), Ben Johnson (The Wild Bunch), Mary Murphy (Beachhead), Dub Taylor (Burnt Offerings), Don ‘Red’ Barry (Shalako) and Bill McKinney (Deliverance).

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