Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969
The plot of the film is loosely based on the real life characters of Robert Leroy Parker a.k.a. Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and Henry Longabaugh a.k.a. Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford), two outlaws whose "Hole in the Wall" gang used to terrorise American West in late 1890s. Butch is brain and the leader of the gang, while mostly silent Sundance is good only with his guns. Two of them are nevertheless good team, but all their skills can't save them from changes in the West that would make their way of life impossible. Railroads and telegraphs are everywhere, banks and trains are better protected, and, finally, authorities can afford to have the team of the most experienced lawmen and bounty hunters, specially assembled to hunt down Butch and Sundance - bandits who just happen to be the last of their kind...

BD50 | 1080p MPEG-2 | 01:50:26 | 36.8 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Svenska, Suomi, Norsk, Dansk

Director: George Roy Hill
Cast: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross
Country: USA
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western


Commentary by director George Roy Hill, cinematographer Conrad Hall, lyricist Hal David and associate producer Robert Crawford Jr. - An interesting and insightful track giving several perspectives, with focus on why they came on board the movie as well as what makes it different in scope from the classic Western of the past.

Commentary by screenwriter William Goldman - Goldman reminisces about various happenings during the film shooting as well as giving insights as to how many scenes came to fruition.

All of What Follows it True: The Making of "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid": This is a delightful documentary on the making of the movie. It delivers excellent insight and analysis through interviews with Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Katherine Ross, William Goldman, George Roy Hill, Burt Bacharach and others. Some worthwhile anecdotes are provided as well as less worthwhile handwaving about the influence and legacy of the film. (36 min)

The Wild Bunch: The True Tale of Butch & Sundance - A fact versus fiction look at Butch and Sundance, this 25 minute piece features interviews with various historians comparing the film to reported real life information.

"Tent" deleted scene (with optional audio commentary by director George Roy Hill)