Four Episode DVD... Plus a Whole Lot More!
Cockfighting, outlawed in 47 states, is a violent battle to the death between two roosters. Considered one of the top gambling sports in rural America, Cockfighter Follows the story of a professional cocksman who won't be satisfied until he earns the prestigious title of Cockfighter of the Year. Cockfighter has a talented cast of stars which includes Warren Oates (Dillinger), Harry Dean Stanton (Alien, Green Mile) Steve Railsback (Helter Skelter), Millie Perkins (Diary Of Anne Frank), Ed Begley (Six Feet Under) and Troy Donahue (Godfather 2). Striving for realism, producer Roger Corman had his director film actual bouts at cockfighting tournaments around the South. Critically acclaimed and award winning, this hard to find widescreen version is a real festival of flying feathers! In what other sport can the loser become dinner?
Dennis Hopper (Apocalypse Now, Easy Rider, Hoosiers) stars in this true story of Mad Dog Morgan, a criminal and highwayman of mid 19th century Australia. After serving 6 years hard labor in prison, Morgan is released on parole and heads for the secluded Australian Outback. When the bush gets too boring, Morgan returns to a life of crime with a vengeance, making up for lost time. With the help of his Aboriginal sidekick, played by David Gulpilil (Last Wave, Crocodile Dundee) the two go on a crime spree that raises the anger of the local Police who vow to get them at any cost! With a price on his head and the police hot on his trail, Morgan decides to confront his adversaries one on one, in a final act of defiance! Mad Dog Morgan is an excellent example of Australian film making at its very violent best!