Great Directors Series: Sam Peckinpah

The films of Sam Peckinpah available at Amazon.com

Please note: The films, listed below, are individually linked to the applicable Amazon movie-page - other available formats can also be accessed via these links.

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1.
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the C.I.A. that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country... (103 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: The Osterman Weekend (1983). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
2.
Convoy (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall. (110 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Convoy (1978). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
3.
Cross of Iron (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A German commander places a squad in extreme danger after its Sergeant refuses to lie for him. (132 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Cross of Iron (1977). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
4.
The Killer Elite (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Mike Locke, who works for a private security firm affiliated with the CIA, is betrayed by his partner and left apparently crippled for life. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: The Killer Elite (1975). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
5.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo. (112 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
6.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
7.
The Getaway (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry. (123 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: The Getaway (1972). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
8.
Junior Bonner (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts. (100 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Junior Bonner (1972). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
9.
Straw Dogs (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment. (113 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Straw Dogs (1971).

Amazon Link: Straw Dogs (1971) - Criterion Collection - Includes Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993 Documentary). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
10.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: DVD: The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970).
Amazon Video: The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
11.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (135 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: The Wild Bunch (1969). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
12.
Major Dundee (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the U.S., a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries, and scouts. (123 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Major Dundee (1965). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
13.
Ride the High Country (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him. (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: Ride the High Country (1962). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
14.
The Deadly Companions (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory. (93 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Amazon Link: The Deadly Companions (1961). ” - Dr-Faustus