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Badlands(Movie, 1973)

PG
| 1h 34min | Genres: Crime, Drama
BadlandsRating: 3.8/5 (with 237 votes)
Badlands is a 1973 American period crime drama film written, produced and directed by Terrence Malick in his filmmaking debut, starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, and featuring Warren Oates and Ramon Bieri. The story, though fictional, is loosely based on the real-life murder spree of Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, in 1958, though that basis was not acknowledged when the film was released. Like many of Malick's films, Badlands is notable for its lyrical photography, and its music, which includes pieces by Carl Orff. Badlands is often cited by film critics as one of the greatest and most influential films of all-time. In 1993, four years after the United States National Film Registry was established, it was selected for preservation by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". ()
Movie poster of Badlands

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Awards & Nominations for Badlands

National Film Registry

About Badlands

Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Colorado
Plays in: South Dakota
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Translated into 19 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/15/1973
Director: Terrence Malick
Producer: Terrence Malick, Edward R. Pressman
Screenwriter: Terrence Malick
Film Editor: Robert Estrin
Director of Photography: Tak Fujimoto
Composer: George Tipton
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Terra de Ninguém"
"Malas tierras"
"La rabbia giovane"
"황무지"
"Пустоши"
"Det grymma landet"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:5149, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 01/15/2019