Cockfighter (Born to Kill) (1974)
Average Rating: 8/10
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Release Date: Dec 31, 1974 Wide
Average Rating: 3.9/5
User Ratings: 766
Frank Mansfield (Warren Oates) is a game cock trainer who has taken a vow of silence; he once bragged too loudly about his cockfighting prowess and ended up losing his best fowl in a drunken, late-night match before an important tournament. To regain his pride after such hubris, Frank refuses to utter a word until he wins the coveted "Cockfighter of the Year" medal. Cockfighter follows his ups and downs as he attempts to succeed in the shadowy, barely legal sport. Frank loses his truck, trailer,
Dec 31, 1974 Wide
Mar 29, 2005
New World Pictures
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This is a blood and guts art film with unforgettable intensity and stark scenes that few films have managed to capture with such fervor.
A great film with a masterful silent performance by Warren Oates.
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