Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Topics: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Harry Longabaugh, Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Pages: 2 (458 words) Published: June 17, 2009
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a comedic western adventure based on the exploits of the historical characters. Butch Cassidy and Sundance are the leaders of the Hole in the Walls Gang, a group of famous bank robbers. While Butch plots the gang’s next robbery his leadership is questioned by another gang member, Harvey Logan. Butch proves his loyalty to his gang by winning the fight and successfully leading the gang in the robbery of the Union Pacific Flyer, a railroad train. The second attempt to rob the same train goes wrong with Butch using to much dynamite to blow up the safe and with the arrival of a security train which holds a special posses of men set out to track down Butch and Sundance.

For the next few days Butch and Sundance find them selves trying to get the posse off there trail until they finally get a break by jumping into a river and losing the posse after being trapped on the edge of a canyon. Arriving at Etta’s house the three decide to escape the U.S. and go to Bolivia to continue robbing banks. Little do they know the posse is still hot on their tail.

If you enjoy movies that keep you on the edge of your seat with thrill and suspense but still enjoy those hilarious moments than Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is the film for you. It has spectacular visual effects during expositions and gun scenes. It will always keep you wondering what will happen next. There are a lot of great classic funny lines and I was impressed by the quality of the film.

The only thing that I was disappointed in about Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was the lack of detail in how the characters got to certain points in the movie it seemed as if it skipped around a lot and the bit of confusion towards the posse and how they found out where Butch and Cassidy were in Bolivia.

The characters in the movie portrayed themselves pretty well but nothing compared to how Butch and Sundance are together incomplete without the other, Butch being the brains...
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