The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch (1969)

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The remaining people in the Wild Bunch are Pike (Holden), Dutch (Borgnine), Lyle (Oates) and Tector (Johnson). They all walk together into a Mexican compound to retreive Angel (Sanchez) who has been taken hostage. One of the drunken Mexican soldiers cuts Angel's throat and is then shot by Pike. A short and awkward silence is followed, as the Wild Bunch stands between hundreds of armed Mexican soldiers. Pike shoots a soldier, and triggers a massive shootout. They comandeer a machine gun which wipes out a lot of the Mexicans. All of the Wild Bunch are eventually shot dead. Thornton (Ryan) and his goons arrive at the compound and find the bodies of the Wild Bunch and hundreds of Mexican soldiers. Deke's goons ride off without him but are killed by Sykes' (O'Brien) new crew. He offers Thornton an opportunity to ride along with them. He accepts.

Mikey D

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the movie, the Bunch are relaxing and passing around a bottle of whiskey. While the actors could not be expected to drink real alcohol, it's too bad the prop guy could not have mixed up some less foamy instant tea, typically used as a substitute in these scenes.

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Pike Bishop: We're not gonna get rid of anybody! We're gonna stick together, just like it used to be! When you side with a man, you stay with him! And if you can't do that, you're like some animal, you're finished! We're finished! All of us.

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Trivia: Ernest Borgnine's limp is genuine because he broke his foot before production began.

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