Junior Bonner

Junior Bonner

Steve McQueen
Director: Sam Peckinpah Cast: Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
, Robert Preston
Robert Preston
, Ida Lupino
Ida Lupino
Sam Peckinpah

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Sam Peckinpah eschews his slow-motion bullet ballets for this quiet character study of ex-rodeo cowboy turned drifter Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen), who returns home to Arizona to reconcile with the family he hasn't seen in years. Bonner is shocked to see that the solid family he was hoping to come back to is breaking apart. His parents, Ace (Robert Preston) and Elvira (Ida Lupino), have separated, and his brother Curley (Joe Don Baker) has turned into a heartless real estate tycoon, parceling off sections of his parent's land for quick money. With nowhere to turn and nowhere to run, Bonner has to face himself and try to find a way to regain his self-respect. He is given that opportunity at the town's Fourth of July Rodeo, where he is determined to mount and ride and unrideable bull.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/31/2017
UPC: 0738329216528
Original Release: 1972
Rating: PG
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:40:00
Sales rank: 18,645

Special Features

Passion & Poetry - Rodeo Time 56 Min; Passion & Poetry - Peckinpah Anecdotes 26 Min; Audio Commentary by Sam Peckinpah Authors Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons and David Weddle, moderated by Film Historian Nick Redman; JB Trivia 5 Min; JB Remembered 3 Min; Three JB Animated Image Galleries; US Theatrical Trailer; TWO US Radio Spots; US TV Spot

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Steve McQueen Junior Bonner
Robert Preston Ace Bonner
Ida Lupino Elvira Bonner
Ben Johnson Buck Roan
Joe Don Baker Curly Bonner
Barbara Leigh Charmagne
Sandra Deel Nurse Arlis
Rita Garrison Flashy Girl in Bar
Rod Hart Actor
Casey Tibbs Actor
Mary Murphy Ruth Bonner
Charles Gray Burt
Matthew Peckinpah Tim Bonner
Sundown Spencer Nick Bonner
Bill McKinney Red Terwilliger
Dub Taylor Bartender
Don "Red" Barry Homer Rutledge

Technical Credits
Sam Peckinpah Director
Lucien Ballard Cinematographer
Michael Borofsky Producer
Mickey Borofsky Associate Producer
Jerry Fielding Score Composer
Angelo P. Graham Set Decoration/Design
Rod Hart Sound/Sound Designer
Edward S. Haworth Art Director
Richard Portman Sound/Sound Designer
Jeb Rosebrook Screenwriter
Charles Wilborn Sound/Sound Designer
Joe Wizan Producer
Robert L. Wolfe Editor
Jerry Wunderlich Set Decoration/Design

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