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They Came to Cordura (1959)

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123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommend soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.
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Writers
Ivan Moffat (screenplay) | Robert Rossen (screenplay) | Glendon Swarthout (novel)
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$4,000,000
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Release date
Oct 1, 1959 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Gary Cooper
Major Thomas Thorn Major Thomas Thorn   See fewer
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Rita Hayworth
Adelaide Geary Adelaide Geary   See fewer
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Van Heflin
Sgt. John Chawk Sgt. John Chawk   See fewer
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Tab Hunter
Lt. William Fowler Lt. William Fowler   See fewer
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Richard Conte
Cpl. Milo Trubee Cpl. Milo Trubee   See fewer
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Michael Callan
Pvt. Andrew Hetherington Pvt. Andrew Hetherington   See fewer
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Dick York
Pvt. Renziehausen Pvt. Renziehausen   See fewer
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Robert Keith
Colonel Rogers Colonel Rogers   See fewer
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Carlos Romero
Arreaga Arreaga   See fewer
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Jim Bannon
Capt. Paltz (as James Bannon) Capt. Paltz (as James Bannon)   See fewer
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Edward Platt
Colonel DeRose Colonel DeRose   See fewer
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Maurice Jara
Mexican Federale Mexican Federale   See fewer
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Sam Buffington
1st Correspondent 1st Correspondent   See fewer
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Arthur Hanson
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Clem Fuller
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Wendell Hoyt
Cavalry Trooper (uncredited) Cavalry Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maggie
Parrot (uncredited) Parrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 1,748 votes