Pocket Money
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Two modern day cowboys smuggle a herd of cows across the border in this loosely amiable comedy. Jim Kane (Paul Newman) is a cowboy who unexpectedly finds himself deep in debt and in need of some fast cash. A less-than-scrupulous businessman approaches Kane and offers him a handsome payday to escort 200 head of cattle from Mexico into the United States for use of the rodeo circuit. While the deal seems dubious, Kane goes along with it, and persuades his friend Leonard (Lee Marvin) to tag along. However, the cattle drive proves to be more of a challenge than the men expected, with a number of… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"The lazily incongruous character studies of naive Newman, hard-drinking, slow-witted Marvin, and a strong support cast, come from a script by Terrence Malick."
‑ , Time Out
"A mildly diverting modern western and buddy-buddy movie."
‑ , Film4
"All style and no movie."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"It is so peculiar and doesn't seem to care that it strays from the usual western, that therein lies its charm."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Rosenberg's direction is pedestrian."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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