The Ballad of Cable Hogue Poster

Release Date: May 8th, 2005

DVD Release Date: January 10th, 2006

R|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
After he is abandoned in the desert without water, Cable Hogue (Jason Robards) wanders for days until he finds a supply of water in a muddy ditch. Determining that the spot is the only spring in the area, Cable decides to start a business offering water to passing stagecoaches. Aided by his new friend, Joshua (David Warner), and a prostitute named Hildy (Stella Stevens), Cable builds a successful business. However, when motorcars start to pass, Cable realizes his trade is down to its last days.

Cast: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin, Slim Pickens, L.Q. Jones, Peter Whitney, R. G. Armstrong

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Genres: Western, Comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Keywords: Fascinating, Amusing, Transformation, Underdog