The Missouri Breaks

80
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Western Drama
  • Release year: 1976
  • Running time: 126 min
When vigilante land baron David Braxton (John McLiam) hangs one of the best friends of cattle rustler Tom Logan (Jack Nicholson), Logan's gang decides to get even by purchasing a small farm next to Braxton's ranch. From there the rustlers begin stealing... read more
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When vigilante land baron David Braxton (John McLiam) hangs one of the best friends of cattle rustler Tom Logan (Jack Nicholson), Logan's gang decides to get even by purchasing a small farm next to Braxton's ranch. From there the rustlers begin stealing horses, using the farm as a front for their operation. Determined to stop the thefts at any cost, Braxton retains the services of eccentric sharpshooter Robert E. Lee Clayton (Marlon Brando), who begins ruthlessly taking down Logan's gang.

Original Release

05/19/1976

US Release

05/19/1976

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Cast

Jack Nicholson Tom Logan
Marlon Brando Lee Clayton / Robert Clayton
Harry Dean Stanton Calvin
Randy Quaid Little Tod / Tittle Tod
Frederic Forrest Cary
John McLiam David Braxton
Kathleen Lloyd Jane Braxton
John P. Ryan Si
Steve Franken The Lonesome Kid / l'enfant solitaire
Richard Bradford Pete Marker
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Arthur Penn

Writers

Thomas McGuane, Robert Towne

Cast

Jack Nicholson Tom Logan
Marlon Brando Lee Clayton / Robert Clayton
Harry Dean Stanton Calvin
Randy Quaid Little Tod / Tittle Tod
Frederic Forrest Cary
John McLiam David Braxton
Kathleen Lloyd Jane Braxton
John P. Ryan Si
Steve Franken The Lonesome Kid / l'enfant solitaire
Richard Bradford Pete Marker
James Greene Hellsgate Rancher
Scott Palmer The Mounty
Sam Gilman Hank Rate
Luana Anders Rancher's Wife
Danny Goldman Baggage Clerk
Hunter von Leer Sandy (as Hunter Von Leer) / Sandy
Virgil Frye Woody
R.L. Armstrong Bob
Daniel Ades John Quinn (as Dan Ades) / John Quinn
Dorothy Neumann Madame

Producers

Editors

Dede Allen, Gerald B. Greenberg, Stephen A. Rotter

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