Oscar Movies: Wild Bunch (1969)

Oscar Context:

The film received two Academy Award nominations, for Best Original Screenplay (Walon Green, Roy N. Sickner, Sam Peckinpah) and Best Original Music Score (Jerry Fielding).

At Oscar time, another, inferior Western, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, won two Oscars: screenwriting to William Goldman and score to Burt Bacahrach.

Peckinpah was nominated by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) for Outstanding Direction of Feature Film.