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Five Easy Pieces (1970)

R
98 min | Drama

A dropout from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Writers
Carole Eastman (screenplay) (as Adrien Joyce) (story) (as Adrien Joyce) | Bob Rafelson (story)
Cinematographer
László Kovács (as Laszlo Kovacs)
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$1,600,000
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Release date
Sep 11, 1970 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Jack Nicholson
Robert Eroica Dupea Robert Eroica Dupea   See fewer
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Karen Black
Rayette Dipesto Rayette Dipesto   See fewer
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Billy Green Bush
Elton (as Billy 'Green' Bush) Elton (as Billy 'Green' Bush)   See fewer
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Fannie Flagg
Stoney Stoney   See fewer
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Sally Struthers
Betty (as Sally Ann Struthers) Betty (as Sally Ann Struthers)   See fewer
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Marlena MacGuire
Twinky (as Marlena Macguire) Twinky (as Marlena Macguire)   See fewer
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Richard Stahl
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Lois Smith
Partita Dupea Partita Dupea   See fewer
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Helena Kallianiotes
Palm Apodaca Palm Apodaca   See fewer
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Toni Basil
Terry Grouse Terry Grouse   See fewer
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Lorna Thayer
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Susan Anspach
Catherine Van Oost Catherine Van Oost   See fewer
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Ralph Waite
Carl Fidelio Dupea Carl Fidelio Dupea   See fewer
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William Challee
Nicholas Dupea Nicholas Dupea   See fewer
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John P. Ryan
Spicer (as John Ryan) Spicer (as John Ryan)   See fewer
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Irene Dailey
Samia Glavia Samia Glavia   See fewer
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Clay Greenbush
Baby (uncredited) Baby (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 30,097 votes