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  • The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)
  • PG
    106 min | Western
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)
PG
106 min | Western

After he is accused of murdering a lawman in 1901 Texas, a Mexican-American farmer flees and manages to elude a large posse for two weeks before he is finally captured.
Director
Writers
Américo Paredes (book "With His Pistol in His Hand") | Victor Villaseñor | Robert M. Young
Composers
W. Michael Lewis | Edward James Olmos (music composed and adapted by)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
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Release date
Aug 19, 1983 (United States)

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15 cast members
Name Known for
Edward James Olmos
Gregorio Cortez Gregorio Cortez   See fewer
James Gammon
Sheriff Frank Fly Sheriff Frank Fly   See fewer
Tom Bower
Boone Choate Boone Choate   See fewer
Bruce McGill
Reporter Blakely Reporter Blakely   See fewer
Brion James
Captain Rogers Captain Rogers   See fewer
Alan Vint
Mike Trimmell Mike Trimmell   See fewer
Timothy Scott
Sheriff Morris Sheriff Morris   See fewer
Pepe Serna
Romaldo Cortez Romaldo Cortez   See fewer
Michael McGuire
Sheriff Glover Sheriff Glover   See fewer
Barry Corbin
B.R. Abernathy B.R. Abernathy   See fewer
Jack Kehoe
Prosecutor Pierson Prosecutor Pierson   See fewer
Rosanna DeSoto
Carlota Muñoz Carlota Muñoz   See fewer
Ned Beatty
Lynch Mob Leader Lynch Mob Leader   See fewer
James Gammon
Sheriff Frank Fly Sheriff Frank Fly   See fewer
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