Midnight Cowboy

1969 NC-17 1h 53m 7.8

A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune, finding a new friend in the process.

Texas greenhorn Joe Buck arrives in New York City for the first time. Preening himself as a real "hustler", he finds that he is the one getting "hustled" until he teams up with down-and-out but resilient outcast Ratso Rizzo. The initial "country cousin meets city cousin" relationship deepens. In their efforts to bilk a hostile world rebuffing them at every turn, this unlikely pair progress from partners in shady business to comrades. Each has found his first real friend.

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Info about Midnight Cowboy

Studio(s): Florin Productions, Jerome Hellman Productions

Originally Released: United States on Jul 30, 1969

Box Office Gross: $17,440,000.00

Budget: $3,600,000.00

Genres: Drama