The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The nearer they get to their treasure, the farther they get from the law
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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DVD Details

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: October 5, 2010
  • Originally Released: 1948
  • Label: Warner Home Video

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:

Certified Fresh100%

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 26,044
Rating: A+ -- John Huston directed and wrote a true masterpiece. Full Review
rachelsreviews.net
Apr 16, 2019
Rating: 5/5 -- Greed, a despicable passion out of which other base ferments may spawn, is seldom treated in the movies with the frank and ironic contempt that is vividly manifested toward it in Treasure of Sierra Madre. Full Review
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Rating: 4/5 -- an unconventional western and a serious drama Full Review
7M Pictures
Jan 18, 2014
..It tells this story with gusto and Huston's love of male camaraderie...
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 12, 2003
This is one of the most visually alive and beautiful movies I have ever seen; there is a wonderful flow of fresh air, light, vigor, and liberty through every shot. Full Review
The Nation
Aug 30, 2012
There's a quite enjoyable yarn buried under the hollow laughter.
Time Out
Feb 9, 2006
The characters here are probed and thoroughly penetrated, not through psychoanalysis but through a crucible of human conflict, action, gesture and expressive facial tones. Full Review
Variety
Feb 13, 2001

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.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 108,635
  • UPC: 883929154272
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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