• Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Bonnie and Clyde

Release Date: August 13th, 1967

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Small-time crook Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) tries to steal a car and winds up with its owner's daughter, dissatisfied small-town girl Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway). Their crimes quickly spiral from petty theft to bank robbery, but tensions between the couple and the other members of their gang--hapless driver C.W. (Michael J. Pollard), Clyde's suave older brother Buck (Gene Hackman) and Buck's flibbertigibbet wife, Blanche (Estelle Parsons) --could destroy them all.

Cast: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans

Director: Arthur Penn

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Bros., Warner Home VĂ­deo

Keywords: Small town , Pursuit , Police officer , Death , Love , 1930s , Tense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Bonnie and Clyde is a milestone in the history of American movies, a work of truth and brilliance. It is also pitilessly cruel, filled with sympathy, nauseating, funny, heartbreaking, and astonishingly beautiful. show more

  • 100
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    There is something special about the production, with its brash, vivid style, indelible performances by movie icons, and bold mixture of violence and comedy, romance and tragedy. show more

  • 90
    TV Guide Magazine

    Landmark gangster film that made a huge commercial and cultural splash. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress
Nominated Actor
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Winner Cinematography
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama