Lonely are the Brave (1962)

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Lonely are the Brave (1962)

May 24, 1962 See More

Runtimes: 01 hr 47 min

Lonely Are The Brave (1962) Synopsis

David Miller helmed screenwriter Dalton Trumbo's mournful masterpiece, a hymn to rugged individualism and freedom slowly being strangled to death by voracious urban development. Kirk Douglas, a Korean War vet, is a footloose cowboy who lives most of his life under the stars, going from job to job, and not averse to cutting his way through barbed-wire fences when they get in his way. His uncompromising spirit is severely challenged when he breaks out of jail after a minor offense, and the entire county's police force tries to recapture him before he can leave the territory.

Rated NR

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by John Chard

I don't need cards to figure out who I am, I already know. Lonely Are The Brave is directed by David Miller and adapted for the screen by Dalton Trumbo from the novel "The Brave Cowboy" written by Edward Abbey. It stars Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Mattha... Read More

Lonely Are The Brave (1962) Casts

Kirk Douglas

John W. "Jack" Burns

Walter Matthau

Sheriff Morey Johnson

George Kennedy

Deputy Sheriff Gutierrez

Gena Rowlands

Jerry Bondi

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