Little Fauss and Big Halsy
Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)

In this drama that features soundtrack songs by Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Bob Dylan, Little Fauss, a mild-mannered, dim-bulb beginning motorcycle racer is befriended by Big Halsy, a loudmouth pro who has been banned from the track.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 21, 1970
DVD Release Date: October 18, 2016
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Stefan Kanfer
TIME Magazine

There are some men whose tragedy arises not from what they suffer but what they fail to feel. Little Fauss and Big Halsy are such men -- and so are those who made the movie.

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Molly Haskell
Village Voice

Rotten to the core without a surface ripple in its moral superiority.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

In this context it is difficult to understand character or admire characterization.

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TV Guide

Little Fauss and Big Halsy is a mixed bag, with a helter skelter plot but nicely coordinated motorcycle action and some good background music by Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Bob Dylan.

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Variety Staff

Hampered by a thin screenplay, film is padded further by often-pretentious direction by Sidney J. Furie against expansive physical values.

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