Sam Peckinpah

David Samuel Peckinpah (; February 21, 1925 – December 28, 1984) was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic ''The Wild Bunch'' (1969). He was known for the visually innovative and explicit depiction of action and violence as well as his revisionist approach to the Western genre.

Peckinpah's films generally deal with the conflict between values and ideals, as well as the corruption and violence in human society. His characters are often loners or losers who desire to be honorable, but are forced to compromise in order to survive in a world of nihilism and brutality. He was given the nickname "Bloody Sam" owing to the violence in his films.

Peckinpah's combative personality, marked by years of alcohol and drug abuse, affected his professional legacy. Many of his films were noted for behind-the-scenes battles with producers and crew members, damaging his reputation and career during his lifetime. Some of his films, including ''Major Dundee'' (1965), ''Straw Dogs'' (1971), ''The Getaway'' (1972), ''Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid'' (1973), ''Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia'' (1974) and ''Cross of Iron'' (1977), remain controversial. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Peckinpah, Sam, 1925-1984.
Published 1961
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Published 1982
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Published 1900
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Published 1959
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Published 2011
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Published 1986
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Published 1996
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Published 1995
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Published 1991
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Published 1983
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Published 2004
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Published 1990
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Published 2007
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Published 2007
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Published 2007
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Published 2006
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Published 1998
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Published 1988
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Published 1990
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Published 1995
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