The Ballad of Cable Hogue Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 9, 2013
Appealing gentle Western comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
September 10, 2010
Robards' warm performance makes the film into a casual delight.
Fernando F. Croce
August 8, 2010
The calm between Peckinpah's tempests

TV Guide's Movie Guide
August 30, 2006
Not a hit at the box office, it remains one of his finest efforts, funny, touching and never mawkishly sentimental.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 8, 2006
A funky and appealing Western parable directed by Sam Peckinpah.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
July 6, 2005
Peckinpah shows atypical humor and sense of music too in this original and lyrical comedy-Western-musical, with Jason Robards in top form as one of the director's most sympathetic character.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
A fine movie, a wonderfully comic tale we didn't quite expect from a director who seems more at home with violence than with humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Roger Greenspun
New York Times
May 21, 2003
Peckinpah's gentlest, boldest, and perhaps most likable film to date.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003
Jason Robards shines in one of his most touching and humorous performances, and David Warner is memorable as a sinning preacher man.
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Sam Peckinpah followed The Wild Bunch with this intimate, eccentric, appealing 1970 comedy, which treats many of the same themes in a soft, regretful mode.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 13, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
May 14, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
January 24, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly
August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Top Critic

Time Out
January 26, 2006

May 24, 2003
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