From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Cockfighter (1974, USA) is a Hixploitation film directed by Monte Hellman.
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- Released in 1974
- Running Time: 83 Min.
- Aspect Ratio: (1.85:1)
- Production Co: Artists Entertainment Complex/New World Pictures/Rio Pinto Productions Inc.
- Distribution Co: New World Pictures (1974) (USA)/International Film Distributors (Canada)
- Directed by Monte Hellman
- Written by Charles Willeford
- Starring Warren Oates, Richard B. Shull, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr., and Laurie Bird
- Produced by Roger Corman and Samuel W. Gelfman
- Original Music by Michael Franks
- Cinematography by Néstor Almendros
- Film Editing by Lewis Teague, Monte Hellman (uncredited)
- A trainer of fighting cocks takes a vow of silence and gambles his loves and possessions in a bid to win a championship.
Also Known As
- Born To Kill
- Gallos de pelea (Spain)
- Gamblin' Man
- Walka kogutów (Poland)
- Wild Drifter
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- His game is winning. Her game is men.
- He came into town with his cock in hand, and what he did with it was illegal in 49 states.