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The Honkers

  • Film

Time Out says

Ageing rodeo rider Lew Lathrop (Coburn) may not still be at his competitive best, but the cameraderie and womanising of the touring circuit continue to exert a strong pull when he makes a rare visit home to New Mexico to his estranged spouse Nettleton. Melancholy, slow, closely detailed post-Western drama which lets rip with the moralising at the close as Lew's partner Clete (Pickens) is trampled to death by a bucking bull. Coburn has a watchable charm, though Junior Bonner and J.W. Coop (both also from the early '70s) rode the same range with greater distinction.
Written by TJ

Release Details

  • Duration:103 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Steve Ihnat
  • Screenwriter:Steve Ihnat, Stephen Lodge
  • Cast:
    • James Coburn
    • Slim Pickens
    • Lois Nettleton
    • Anne Archer
    • Richard Anderson
    • Ted Eccles
    • Jim Davis
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