History Film / MidnightCowboy

5th Apr '16 12:31:07 AM Mdumas43073
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* EmbarrassingNickname: Rizzo strongly dislikes being called "Ratso" and twice asks Joe to call him Rico instead.
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3rd Apr '16 8:07:47 PM Mdumas43073
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''Midnight Cowboy'' is a 1969 film adapted from the novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman.

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''Midnight Cowboy'' is a A 1969 film adapted from the novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman.
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26th Mar '16 8:10:17 AM Pamina
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Joe Buck (Voight) is a dishwasher in a rural Texas diner. [[CountryMouse He's not the sharpest knife in the drawer]]. One day, he decides to dress like a rodeo cowboy and move to New York City, hoping to prostitute himself to wealthy women. He burns through his savings very quickly, unable to hustle, and is taken in by Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo (Hoffman), a small-time con man with a bad leg and pneumonia. They scrape by as best they can, hoping to escape to Florida one day...

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Joe Buck (Voight) is a dishwasher in a rural Texas diner. [[CountryMouse He's not the sharpest knife in the drawer]]. One day, he decides to dress like a rodeo cowboy and move to New York City, hoping to prostitute himself to wealthy women. He burns through his savings very quickly, unable to hustle, and is taken in by Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo (Hoffman), a small-time con man with a bad leg and pneumonia.tuberculosis. They scrape by as best they can, hoping to escape to Florida one day...
24th Feb '16 4:41:31 PM Mdumas43073
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Joe Buck (Voight) is a dishwasher in a rural Texas diner. [[CountryMouse He's not the sharpest knife in the drawer]]. One day, he decides to dress like a rodeo cowboy and move to New York, hoping to prostitute himself to wealthy women. He burns through his savings very quickly, unable to hustle, and is taken in by Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo (Hoffman), a small-time con man with a bad leg and pneumonia. They scrape by as best they can, hoping to escape to Florida one day...

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Joe Buck (Voight) is a dishwasher in a rural Texas diner. [[CountryMouse He's not the sharpest knife in the drawer]]. One day, he decides to dress like a rodeo cowboy and move to New York, York City, hoping to prostitute himself to wealthy women. He burns through his savings very quickly, unable to hustle, and is taken in by Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo (Hoffman), a small-time con man with a bad leg and pneumonia. They scrape by as best they can, hoping to escape to Florida one day...
24th Feb '16 4:40:20 PM Mdumas43073
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''Midnight Cowboy'' is a 1969 film adapted from the novel by James Leo Herlihy, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman.

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''Midnight Cowboy'' is a 1969 film adapted from the novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman.
24th Feb '16 4:39:24 PM Mdumas43073
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'''Midnight Cowboy''' is a 1969 film adapted from the novel by James Leo Herlihy, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman.

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'''Midnight Cowboy''' ''Midnight Cowboy'' is a 1969 film adapted from the novel by James Leo Herlihy, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman.
24th Feb '16 4:38:57 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Midnight Cowboy''''' is a 1965 novel by James Leo Herlihy, adapted into a 1969 film directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman. This article deals primarily with the movie.

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'''''Midnight Cowboy''''' '''Midnight Cowboy''' is a 1965 1969 film adapted from the novel by James Leo Herlihy, adapted into a 1969 film directed by John Schlesinger and starring Creator/JonVoight and Creator/DustinHoffman. This article deals primarily with the movie.
Creator/DustinHoffman.
27th Aug '15 12:15:16 PM frisco
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The movie garnered quite a bit of controversy upon its release, being given an [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications "X" rating]] by the [[MoralGuardians MPAA]] (though this was reduced to an "R" the following year). However, it won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Picture and Director and for Waldo Salt's adapted screenplay, and is now seen as one of the defining movies of its era.

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The movie garnered quite a bit of controversy upon its release, being given an [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications "X" rating]] by the [[MoralGuardians MPAA]] (though this MPAA]]--this being when the new "X" rating was meant to signify any kind of film for adults only and was not yet associated with porn (it was reduced to an "R" the following year).year anyway). However, it won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Picture and Director and for Waldo Salt's adapted screenplay, and is now seen as one of the defining movies of its era.



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Joe and Rizzo take a bus from New York to Miami to fulfill Rizzo's dream of living there. Not far outside Miami, Joe realizes that Rizzo has quietly died in the seat next to him. The movie ends with Joe hugging his dead friend and shedding ManlyTears as the bus continues towards Miami.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Joe and Rizzo take a bus from New York to Miami to fulfill Rizzo's dream of living there. Not far outside Miami, Joe realizes that Rizzo has quietly died in the seat next to him. The movie ends with Joe hugging his dead friend and shedding ManlyTears as the bus continues towards Miami.]]



* RapeAsDrama: The flashbacks of [[spoiler: "Crazy Annie" and Joe Buck getting gang raped.]]

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* RapeAsDrama: The flashbacks of [[spoiler: "Crazy Annie" and Joe Buck getting gang raped.]]



* RedLightDistrict: 42nd Street.

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* RedLightDistrict: 42nd Street.Street, which apparently has changed quite a bit since [[Film/FortySecondStreet that movie]].
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