The Deadly Companions

  • 1961
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

First feature film by Sam Peckinpah, who was hired due to his experience directing half-hour episodes of "Have Gun, Will Travel," and "The Westerner." The film, though weak in spots, is an auspicious debut and especially interesting if compared to the director's body of work. The plot, though contrived (Peckinpah was not allowed to change the script--always...read more

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The Deadly Companions - Official Trailer
01:55 — Yellowleg (Brian Keith) escorts Kit Tilden (Maureen O'Hara) through hostile Apache territory to bury her son, who he accidentally shot while trying to (more…)