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Peckinpah, Sam 1925-1984

Works: 503 works in 1,675 publications in 11 languages and 26,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Horror films  History  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Producer, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, fld, fmd, Conceptor, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

140 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

90 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young mathematician, David Summer, and his English wife, Amy, move to a Cornish village, seeking the quiet life. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the village lies a savagery and violence that could destroy the couple
Ride the high country by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

44 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two old friends have taken drastically different paths growing up. One is a small town sheriff, the other has become a burglar, bent on stealing the gold the other is shipping cross-country
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

90 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

78 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

34 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Junior Bonner by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner 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 and hard-drinking father. Now Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory."--Container
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plant-like extraterrestrials invade a small town in California, replicate the townspeople in giant seed pods and then steal their souls while they sleep. It is up to the town doctor to escape and warn the world
The ballad of Cable Hogue by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prospector discovers a waterhole after being left for dead in the desert by his double-crossing partners. When his ex-partners visit the well, a surprise awaits them
Cross of iron by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle-hardened German sergeant tries to hold his platoon together on the Russian front during WWII. Not only must he try to hold his platoon together, but he must deal with his commander, a glory seeker, who wants to be awarded Germany's highest medal of honor, the "Cross of Iron."
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent story of a down-and-out piano player in search of the severed head of a gigolo for which there is a million dollar bounty
Convoy by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

54 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff
The Osterman weekend by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel. Director 'Bloody' Sam Peckinpah's final film
The deadly companions( Visual )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex Union Army officer, a Confederate deserter, an eager young gunslinger and a former dance hall hostess plan to rob a bank, but each has their own private agenda
The Killer elite by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Caan plays a man who learns that his trade - assassination, gunplay, martial arts - is ultimately a one-way street to extermination. Robert Duvall is his partner and friend who savagely betrays him. Rebuilding his shattered body, Caan is determined to square accounts once and for all - and Duvall knows it
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild bunch: After a botched robbery attempt in Texas, Pike Bishop and his gang head across the Rio Grande and into Mexico. They are pursued by bounty hunters hired to prevent the gang from robbing the rail depot. Bishop's gang extend their time in Mexico when they meet a Mexican general who wants them to rob a U.S. train carrying arms
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stalking moon: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache and that sooner or later a showdown is almost
The Ballad of Cable Hogue( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left to die by his two prospecting partners, Cable Hogue starts his long walk across the parched Arizona landscape. After a few dry days, he can barely crawl but then he finds something more precious than gold: a water hole. Hogue settles in and makes his fortune selling water to thirsty travelers, and patiently waits for the desert rats who betrayed him to drop by for a drink
Riot in cell block 11 by Don Siegel( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ripped-from-the-headlines social-problem picture about inmates' rights that was inspired by a recent spate of uprisings in American prisons ... shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras"--Container
Villa rides( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Pancho Villa and his role in the Mexican Revolution
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.03 for Justified ... to 0.56 for This wound ...)

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Ride the high country
Alternative Names
Peckinpah, David.

Peckinpah, David 1925-1984

Peckinpah, David Samuel.

Peckinpah, David Samuel 1925-1984

Peckinpah, Sam

Peckinpah, Samuel.

Peckinpah, Samuel 1925-1984

Sam Peckinpach

Sam Peckinpah americký režisér

Sam Peckinpah Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sam Peckinpah amerykański reżyser filmowy

Sam Peckinpah cineasta

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Sam Peckinpah scénariste et réalisateur américain

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Σαμ Πέκινπα

Пекинпа, Сэм

Сам Пекинпа

Сем Пекинпо

סם פקינפה

סם פקינפה שחקן אמריקאי

سام پکین‌پا بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

แซม เพกคินพาห์

샘 페킨파

페킨파, 샘 1925-1984


ペキンパー, サム


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