Cockfighter Movie Review Summary

Actors: Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard B. Shull

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Based on a novel by Charles Willeford, COCKFIGHTER is a Roger Corman production directed by Monte Hellman in 1974.

Warren Oates, a southern man, makes a living by gambling on cockfights. Together with Richard B. Shull, he'll try to win the Cockfighter Medal of the Year with a new rooster he's just bought.
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Script Analysis of Cockfighter

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Animal or Object Story    -   Yes Kind of animal or object:    -   many animals (none in particular) Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   gambler

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   gambler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of animal care Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Is this movie based on a    -   book

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