Released: 16 Jun 1969
Rated: R
Run Time: 113 min
Language: English, Italian
Country: USA
Date: March 27, 2019
Views: 5
Midnight Cowboy

Texas greenhorn Joe Buck arrives in New York for the first time. Preening himself as a real 'hustler', he finds that he is the one getting 'hustled' until he teams up with a down-and-out but resilient outcast named Ratso Rizzo. The initial 'country cousin meets city cousin' relationship deepens. In their efforts to bilk a hostile world rebuffing them at every turn, this unlikely pair progress from partners in shady business to comrades. Each has found his first real friend.

Director: John Schlesinger
Waldo Salt (screenplay), James Leo Herlihy (b
Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 15 nominations.

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