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Cockfighter ★★★ Gamblin' Man; Born to Kill; Wild Drifters 1974 (R)

A unique, grim portrait of a cockfighting trainer. Oates, in the lead, provides voiceover narrations, but the film otherwise remains silent until the end. Strong support from Stanton. Interesting, violent fare. 84m/C VHS, DVD . Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard B. Shull, Troy Donahue, Millie Perkins, Robert Earl Jones, Warren Finnerty, Ed Begley Jr., Charles Willeford; D: Monte Hellman; W: Charles Willeford; C: Nestor Almendros; M: Michael Franks.