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Hud (1963)

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DVD Release Date
 R1: Dec 2, 2003
 R2: 7 Jun 2004

Budget $2,500,000

Running Time
1 hour, 52 minutes

Country USA

Studio Paramount

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Other Titles
• Der Wildeste unter Tausend (1963)



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Genre: Drama, Western, Teenage, Infidelity, Suspense

Tagline: The man with the barbed wire soul!

Plot: Martin Ritt's HUD is an adaptation of Larry McMurtry's novel HORSEMAN, PASS BY, successfully transformed into an entertaining and ambitious contemporary Western. Set on a Texas ranch where Cadillacs, cattle, and transistor radios coexist uneasily, the film stars Paul Newman as the hedonistic, arrogant, and rebellious farmhand Hud Bannon. Hud is constantly at odds with his kind father Homer (Melvyn Douglas), who blames him for the death of his brother. Hud further strains their relationship when he begins taking his nephew out drinking and chasing women. But when it appears that Homer's herd of cattle may have contracted hoof-and-mouth disease, he asks his son's help and advice. Predictably, Homer and Hud disagree about what should be done with the cattle, so Hud tries to gain ownership of the ranch--which could mean taking away his father's sole possession and livelihood. Beautifully photographed, the film has a clean visual style, emphasizing both the open spaces of the Texan landscape and the Cadillacs and Dr. Pepper signs that adorn it. Patricia Neal won an oscar for her role, and Newman's performance gives the film its wit and considerable velocity; his character, Hud, is morally reprehensible but still likeable and charismatic, and he carries the film forward to its

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 Directed by
Martin Ritt
Norma Rae, Nuts, Stanley & Iris
 Written by
Larry McMurtry
Brokeback Mountain, Terms of Endearment, The Last Picture Show
Irving Ravetch
Norma Rae, The Cowboys, The Long, Hot Summer
 Cast
Paul Newman
Road to Perdition, The Sting, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Melvyn Douglas
Being There, The Tenant, Ninotchka
Patricia Neal
Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Cookie's Fortune
Brandon De Wilde
Shane, In Harm's Way, Night Passage
Whit Bissell
The Manchurian Candidate, The Caine Mutiny, The Time Machine
Crahan Denton
To Kill a Mockingbird, The Parent Trap, Birdman of Alcatraz
John Ashley
The Eye Creatures, Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party
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 Music By
Elmer Bernstein
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