The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The nearer they get to their treasure, the farther they get from the law
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1948
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax
    • Warner night at the movies 1948 short subjects gallery: Introduction by Leonard Maltin
    • Newsreel
    • Joe McDoakes comedy short So You Want to Be a Detective
    • Classic cartoon Hot Cross Bunn
    • Humphrey Bogart trailer gallery
  • Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • English
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Written by
Composition by
Cinematography by
Art Direction by
Produced by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinking badges!"

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1948 - Best Adapted Screenplay: John Huston
Academy Awards 1948 - Best Director: John Huston
Academy Awards 1948 - Best Supporting Actor: Walter Huston

Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 10/06/2003
"...MADRE stars a flawless Humphrey Bogart..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 10/12/2003
"..It tells this story with gusto and Huston's love of male camaraderie..."
Premiere - 04/01/2004
"Here Bogart runs the gamut of every unpleasant or dishonorable emotion imaginable -- and you never see him acting."

Product Description:

A good Joe, a bad egg and a fast-talking old coot team up to prospect for gold south of the border, but when the gold starts flowing, greed breeds badge-less bandits and mutual mistrust. A classic! Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Picture. Academy Awards: 3, including Best Director, Best Supporting Actor--Walter Huston, Best Screenplay.

Plot Synopsis:

Three poverty-stricken dreamers head out to the Mexican mountains in search of gold. They find their booty, and, at first, their friendship grows along with their fortune. But then paranoia and greed begin to take over, endangering all they have managed to gain.

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Betrayal | Buddies | Classic | Essential Cinema | Recommended | Suspense | Theatrical Release | Thriller

Production Notes:

  • THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1990.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 669
  • UPC: 883929154272
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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