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Slim Pickens
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Date of Birth: Jun 29, 1919

Country: USA

Biography: Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. (June 29, 1919 - December 8, 1983), better known by the stage name Slim Pickens, was an American rodeo performer and film and television actor who epitomized the profane, tough, sardonic cowboy, but who is best remembered for his comic roles, notably in Dr. Strangelove, 1941 and Blazing Saddles...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 70 - You've Seen 0

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Pink Motel (1982)
A couple who own and run a cheap motel have to put up with an assortment of weirdos and perverts who rent rooms there on a Friday night. (imdb)
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The Howling (1981)
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem. (imdb)
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Christmas Mountain (1981)
A cowboy comes to a town at Christmas time. He eats at a cafe but was unable to pay for his meal, so the owner throws him in jail. The town wants to alleviate their guilt over a Mexican family, who has pregnant woman with them, who lives on top of a mountain called Christmas mountain. They bail out the cowboy and tells to bring some old clothes and food to them. While there the young boy of the family feels sorry for him and prays that god will send him some help. (imdb)
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Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
For 20 years he's been singing to the country. But he never figured he'd be living his own love songs. (imdb)
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Tom Horn (1980)
A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ambitions of ranchers and corrupt officials as progress marches over him and the old west. (imdb)
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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search for money, gold and a small amount of plutonium. (imdb)
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Undercover with the KKK (1979)
The true story of Gary Thomas Rowe, Jr. who worked undercover for the FBI to infiltrate a Ku Klux Klan group in his Alabama hometown and later testified as a key prosecution witness during the trial of several Klansmen for crimes of destruction and murder.
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The Sweet Creek County War (1979)
In this western, a sheriff gets tired of upholding the law and retires to a quiet ranch. Unfortunately, he ends up saving his homesteader neighbors from a corrupt Wyoming land grabber. (rarefilmm)
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The Swarm (1978)
A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people. (imdb)
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The White Buffalo (1977)
In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier towns and beautifully desolate high country - before improbably teaming up with a young Crazy Horse to pursue the creature. (imdb)
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Mr. Billion (1977)
An Italian mechanic (Terence Hill) finds that he has inherited a billion-dollar company from his dead uncle, but he needs to be in San Francisco in 20 days to sign over the will. In the meantime, he is chased by kidnappers and the affected corporation's president (Jackie Gleason). (All Movie Guide)
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The Shadow of Chikara (1977)
Confederate veterans of the last battle of the Civil War set out to find a hidden treasure: diamonds hidden in a cave. However, the soldiers find they are being followed by a mysterious hunter (or hunters) who may have a connection to a mythic eagle spirit. (imdb)
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Banjo Hackett (1976)
A traveling horse trader and his young nephew travel the west in search of the boy's prize Arabian horse, who has been stolen by a bounty hunter. (imdb)
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Hawmps! (1976)
A cavalry outpost in the Wild West of 19th Century USA is in need of horses. The captain of the outpost gets word that they're to receive a shipment of fine Arabians. What he gets is a shipment of...camels. (imdb)
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Babe (1975)
Babe (1975) - TV Movie
The story of Babe Didrickson, who won two gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics and returned to become a world champion golfer, her battles to be accepted as a woman in a man's sports world, and her fight against cancer.
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Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator. (imdb)
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Rancho Deluxe (1975)
Two drifters, of wildly different backgrounds, become cattle rustlers in modern-day Montana. (imdb)
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White Line Fever (1975)
Carrol Jo Hummer--A working man who's had enough!
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Blazing Saddles (1974)
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. (imdb)
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Bootleggers (1974)
In this countrified comedy, a pair of hell-raisin' bootleggers try to get revenge upon the moonshiners who plugged their Grandpappy. They also try to get their latest batch of corn-squeezin's to Memphis before their rivals. (All Movie Guide)
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The Gun and the Pulpit (1974)
In the days of the "Wild West", a gunslinger, with a price on his head, discovers the body of a traveling minister who has been killed in an ambush. Fearing those who are following him, he assumes the dead minister's identity. (imdb)
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The Legend of Earl Durand (1974)
A "man on the run" story that begins when a young boy is locked away by his parents because they believe he has a deadly contagious disease. When he escapes he begins a struggle to remain free for the rest of his life. (ebay.com)
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Ginger in the Morning (1974)
An attractive young hitchhiker named Ginger meets and and takes up with a lonely, middle-aged advertising executive who is recently divorced. He is inspired by her free-spirited independence while she is drawn to his old-fashioned romanticism. (imdb)
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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid. (imdb)
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J.C. (1972)
Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to "the West" to fight "the establishment." (imdb)
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The Honkers (1972)
An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend. (imdb)
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The Getaway (1972)
Doc McCoy has been granted parole. The catch is that Sheriff Beynon expects a small favor from McCoy for his generosity: robbing another bank... (imdb)
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Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (1971)
An alcoholic drifter decides to run for sheriff in a small town. However, in order to get elected, he must find out who killed a visiting preacher.
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The Devil and Miss Sarah (1971)
A notorious outlaw being escorted to prison by a homesteader and his wife turns out to have satanic powers. He uses them on the man's wife to try to possess her and help him escape. (imdb)
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The Deserter (1971)
Bitter over his wife's death due to what he believes was army negligence, Capt. Viktor Kaleb deserts the cavalry and disappears into the southwestern wasteland. But when marauding Apaches set up a stronghold just out of the cavalry's reach in Mexico, Kaleb is given amnesty in exchange for leading a small band of especially trained soldiers to wipe out the Indian stronghold. (imdb)
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The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage (imdb)
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The Desperate Mission (1969)
A man who has lost everything joins others paid to convey a wealthy man's wife - and a mysterious treasure - to safety in San Francissco. (imdb)
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80 Steps to Jonah (1969)
A young man hiding from the law takes refuge in a summer camp for blind children. (imdb)
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Will Penny (1968)
Will Penny, an ageing cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters... (imdb)
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Never a Dull Moment (1968)
When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his role, but always searching for a way out of the well-guarded house. (imdb)
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The Flim-Flam Man (1967)
Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the tricks of the trade. (imdb)
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El Magnifico extranjero (1967)
Rowdy Yates is accused of murder, and has to alert the Army to a bandit assault. (imdb)
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Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
A former deputy and a strong-willed widow determine to stop a ruthless town boss. (imdb)
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An Eye for an Eye (1966)
Two bounty hunters, one blinded and the other crippled by a man who double-crossed them, team up to track him down and get their revenge. (imdb)
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Stagecoach (1966)
A group of unlikely traveling companions find themselves on the same stagecoach to Cheyenne. They include a drunken doctor, a bar girl who's been thrown out of town, a professional gambler, a traveling liquor salesman, a banker who has decided to embezzle money, a gunslinger out for revenge and a young woman going to join her army captain husband. (imdb)
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The Glory Guys (1965)
The Glory Guys follows the lives and loves of a group of young cavalry men, from their initial recruitment and training, to eventually being lead towards their tragic fate by a sadistic, war mongering General. Ordered to decimate anything that stand in the way of his brutal crusade, his troops are soon drawn into a bloody, relentless battle and a breathtaking climax.
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In Harm
A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese. (imdb)
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Major Dundee (1965)
During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas. (imdb)
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Up from the Beach (1965)
This war-drama centers more on the effects of battle on civilians than it does on the bravery of the fighters as it tells the story of a courageous squadron of Yankee soldiers endeavoring to protect and bring to safety a village full of French civilians whom they saved from German captors following the Allied invasion of Normandy. During the battle to free them, the soldiers also capture a German officer. They then begin heading toward the beach with the civilians so they can go to England. (allrovi.com)
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (imdb)
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Savage Sam (1963)
Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail. (imdb)
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A Thunder of Drums (1961)
Captain Maddocks will never be promoted beyond Captain because of a mistake that he made in the past. Lt. McQuade is a green rookie who is now under the command of the tough Captain and he does not seem to be able to do anything right. Lt. McQuade also has trouble with Tracey, but it will be the renegade Indians that will test him and teach him the importance of following orders. (imdb)
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for revenge. Dad is now a respectable sheriff in California, and has been living in fear of Rio's return. (imdb)
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Escort West (1958)
An ex-Confederate officer and his young daughter, traveling West, rescue two women survivors of an Indian attack. (imdb)
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Tonka (1958)
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of rank, White Bull lets Tonka go. The horse ends up in the hands of a captain in the US cavalry about the time that Sitting Bull gathers the tribes to confront the growing US presence, epitomized by the bigoted General Custer... (imdb)
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The Sheepman (1958)
A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he intends to graze on the range. The horrified inhabitants decide to run him out at all costs. (imdb)
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Gunsight Ridge (1957)
Stage line agent investigates a series of robberies by taking the job of a deputy sheriff in a border Arizona town. (imdb)
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Gun Brothers (1956)
Chad Santee heads west to join his brother, Jubal, who supposedly has a large cattle ranch. On the way he meets Rose Fargo and rescues her from the unwanted advances of a gambler, "Blackjack". When Chad and Rose arrive they find that Jubal and his partner, Shawnee, are really rustlers and outlaws. Jubal tries to get Chad to join them but he refuses, and leaves to set up his own homestead with Rose at his side. Later, the repentant Jubal comes to join him. (imdb)
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The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)
This is based on a true story. During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as planned when the conductor of the train that they stole is on to them and is doing everything he can to stop them. (imdb)
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Stranger at My Door (1956)
Notorious outlaw Clay Anderson and gang rob the town bank and flee in separate directions. Riding hard, Clay's horse goes lame and he is forced to pull-up at a nearby farm. He soon discovers that the place belongs to local preacher Hollis Jarret, his new wife, and a son from a previous marriage. Clay, posing as a weary traveler, tries to insinuate himself into a secure hideout, but the reverend isn't fooled. (imdb)
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Santa Fe Passage (1955)
A disgraced Indian scout and his partner are hired to escort a wagonload of guns through Indian territory. (imdb)
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The Last Command (1955)
Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texans -- and Davy Crockett -- in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna. (imdb)
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The Boy from Oklahoma (1954)
Tom Brewster, handy with a rope but not a gun, rides into town and mails his lawyer's exam. When his lack of ability with a gun is exposed, the town boss Turlock offers him the job of Sheriff but he refuses. When the mail is robbed leaving him without a job to ride to, he changes his mind. But Turlock has misjudged Tom and Tom without a gun is soon on the trail of the former Sheriff's killer and it will lead to Turlock. (imdb)
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Walt Disney
A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres. (imdb)
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The Outcast (1954)
Jeff Cosgrove returns home to claim the ranch that was stolen from him, after his father's death. (imdb)
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The Phantom Stallion (1954)
Ex-cavalry buddies, Rex and Slim, band together to capture a wild stallion, solve a murder and thwart the killers from cheating a boy out of his inheritance. (imdb)
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The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William Priest is involved variously in revealing the real identity of Lucy Lake, reliving his Civil War memories, preventing the lynching of a youth and contesting the elections with Yankee Horace K. Maydew. (imdb)
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Down Laredo Way (1953)
Rodeo star Rex Allen investigates the death of a colleague and in the process uncovers a ring of diamond smugglers. (imdb)
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Iron Mountain Trail (1953)
Rex Allen and Slim Pickens are sent from Washington, D.C. to California in 1850 to speed up deliveries of mail to the goldfields, and find a destructive feud raging between two stage-line owners, Sam Sawyer and John Brockway. In their attempts to have their stages and drivers first on the dock to get the mail brought East by ship, the two have damaged each other's equipment and schedules to the point that no consignment of mail reaches the goldfields intact or on time. (imdb)
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Border Saddlemates (1952)
Baxter is transporting counterfeit bills across the border in the bottom of fox cages. When veterinarian Allen places the fox ranch under quarantine tying up the bills, Baxter's plan to get at the money means trouble. (imdb)
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Colorado Sundown (1952)
Rancher helps a friend claim a spread he's inherited, only to get involved in his murder. (imdb)
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The Story of Will Rogers (1952)
Oklahoma lad grows up to become America's favorite humorist. (TCM.com)
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The Last Musketeer (1952)
Cattle buyer Rex Allen rides into Taskerville and sees two men toss Slim Pickens, a water diviner hired by the local ranchers, into a wagon. Rex chases the wagon to the barn of rancher Lem Shaver, where he learns from Slim that Russ Tasker, a wealthy rancher and owner of the only artesian-fed reservoir in the valley, has charged such high prices for water that the ranchers are bankrupt. Tasker's henchmen kill rancher Matt Becker and have his son Johnny branded as an outlaw. (imdb)
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Thunderbirds (1952)
An Oklahoma National Guard unit, comprised mainly of Native Americans, is called up for duty at the start of World War II. (imdb)
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Smoky (1946)
MacMurray plays a cowboy who is intrigued by a wild black stallion which refuses to be tamed. MacMurray ropes the stallion and determines to train it. "Smoky" responds to MacMurray, and horse and man form a strong bond; both are mavericks in a sense, and neither wants to be tied down to responsibility. During a cattle raid, Smoky is stolen and sold to various cruel owners. (allmovie.com)
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