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Junior Bonner(1972)

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Brief Synopsis

An aging rodeo rider tries to deal with his dysfunctional family.

Cast & Crew

Sam Peckinpah Director
Steve McQueen Junior [JR] Bonner
Robert Preston Ace Bonner
Ida Lupino Elvira [Ellie] Bonner
Ben Johnson Buck Roan
Joe Don Baker Curly Bonner
Barbara Leigh Charmagne
Mary Murphy Ruth Bonner
William McKinney Red Terwiliger
Dub Taylor Del [Bartender]
Sandra Deel Nurse Arlis
Donald Barry Homer Rutledge
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  World premiere in Dallas, TX: 11 Jun 1972; Los Angeles opening: 21 Jun 1972
Release Date:  1972 Production Date:  [Todd-AO 35]
A Joe Wizan--Booth Gardner Production
AFI-DVD*; Netflix
Color/B&W:  Color Distributions Co:  Cinerama Releasing Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Solar Productions, Inc., ABC Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  100 or 102 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • junior bonner

    kevin sellers 2014-12-16

    Tied with Ride The High Country as my favorite Peckinpah film. It was made during the early 70s rodeo craze, but the cowboy stuff is fairly perfunctory. It... MORE>

  • Understated McQueen

    KC Cline 2014-02-26

    I don't believe those who have reviewed this movie got what Peckinpaw was going for. Sure, I will agree that not much happens. But this is not an... MORE>

  • Get along, little doggy!

    Matthew P. Escajeda 2011-08-03

    The movie is a interesting study of a dysfuntional family in the American Southwest circa the early '70s, but it spends too much time on that one... MORE>