The Gypsy Moths (1969)





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Three sky-divers and a lonely mid-western housewife reevaluate the meaning of their lives in this thoughtful, psychological melodrama that stars Burt Lancaster, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson and Deborah Kerr. The skydivers fly from town to town putting on daredevil shows. They end up in the town where young Wilson's aunt and uncle dwell. The relatives invite the trio to stay in their home and that is when the problems begin. The aunt does not love her husband and it doesn't take her long to fall … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: William Hanley, William Hanely
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 3, 2002
Warner Home Video


as Mike Rettig

as Elizabeth Brandon

as Joe Browdy

as Malcolm Webson

as V. John Brandon

as Annie Burke

as Waitress

as Stand Owner

as Dick Donford
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The film has a satisfying honesty to it and outstanding Ingmar Bergman-like performances from Lancaster, Kerr and Hackman.

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With the screenplay and the cast, that bring big names of Hollywood, The Gypsy Moths, show be a sentimental and too much dramatic, but unforgettable film.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

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More interesting for the backstory and the historical perspective on skydiving than for the wafer-thin plot and soap opera antics. Terrific stunts were state-of-the-art for 1969.

Randy Tippy

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Good acting but slow and diffuse.

jay nixon

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