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A small town dreamer. A small time con man. An unlikely friendship. An uncommon bond. Oscar winners Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman star in this Academy Award winning drama for Best Picture. Nearly 40 years after its original release, Midnight Cowboy "is still heartbreaking and timeless" (The New York Observer).
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 55
- Fresh: 49
- Rotten: 6
- Average Rating: 8.3/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: It is ultimately a moving experience that captures the quality of a time and a place. It's not a movie for the ages, but, having seen it, you won't ever again feel detached as you walk down West 42nd Street.
Fresh: Midnight Cowboy's peep-show vision of Manhattan lowlife may no longer be shocking, but what is shocking, in 1994, is to see a major studio film linger this lovingly on characters who have nothing to offer the audience but their own lost souls.
Fresh: In this film the scenery is lovely and only the human race is vile.
Fresh: I cannot recall a more marvelous pair of acting performances in any one film.
why did john wayne win best actor?
don't get me wrong i love the duke but dustin hoffman deserved this oscar. Ratso Rizzo is a sleazy, sickly and pathetic derelict (bum) con man who you in the start of the film you like out of pity. Then as you watch the rest of the film you realize that Rizzo is a human being and he just wants to be treated as one and no one did until he meets Joe Buck. This is not a gay relationship but a frienship of two people who have no where to go and no one to turn to. At the end is when you regret ever disliking Rizzo and you just cry because of it. Im not saying the end though, you'll have to find this out for yourself. See Midnight Cowboy and be ready to be amazed by this timeless classic.
An American Classic
One of the greatest films of all-time, this is one of those movies that once you see it, you absolutely never forget it. Voight is fantastic, and Hoffman gives the performance of his career. Check out the awesome new HD trailer and rent this amazing movie!
Please make available to buy I love this movie!!!!
- Midnight Cowboy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
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