• Bite the Bullet (1975)

Bite the Bullet

Release Date: 1975

DVD Release Date: April 2nd, 2002

PG |2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary

A disparate group of individuals enter a horse race through 700 miles of the Wild West to win a large cash prize. The contestants include two ex-Rough Riders (Gene Hackman, James Coburn), an aging cowboy who refuses to slow down (Ben Johnson), an inexperienced youth (Jan-Michael Vincent), a Mexican (Mario Arteaga), an Englishman (Ian Bannen) and a woman (Candice Bergen). Over the course of the trek, the riders begin to shed their biases toward gender, race and age, and appreciate one another.

Cast: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent, Mario Arteaga, Robert Donner

Director: Richard Brooks

Genres: Western

Production Co: Vista, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Persky-Bright Productions

Keywords: Rivalry, Quest, Rousing, Inspiring, Competition

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