Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Movie Review 1983

Information and Film Reviews for Ballad of Gregorio Cortez the Movie

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Tragic story based on one of the most famous manhunts in Texas history. A Mexican cowhand kills a Texas sheriff in self-defense and tries to elude the law, all because of a misunderstanding of the Spanish language. Olmos turns in a fine performance as Cortez.


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Available on VHS
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Westerns, True Stories, True Crime, Fugitives
Robert M. Young
Edward James Olmos, James Gammon, Tom Bower, Alan Vint, Barry Corbin, Rosanna Desoto, Bruce McGill, Brion James, Pepe Serna, William Sanderson
Reynaldo Villalobos
Robert M. Young
Michael W. Lewis
Moctesuma Esparza Productions

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