The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

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Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him in search of gold in the wilds of central Mexico. Through enormous difficulties, they eventually succeed in finding gold, but bandits, the elements, and most especially greed threaten to turn their success into disaster.

Director: John Huston
Writer: John Huston (screenplay), B. Traven (based on the novel by)
Production: N/A
Year: 1948
MetaScore: 98/100
ImdbRating: 8.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 24 Jan 1948
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 8 nominations.


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Fred C. Dobbs - Humphrey Bogart
Howard - Walter Huston
Curtin - Tim Holt
Pat McCormick - Barton MacLane
Gold Hat - Alfonso Bedoya
Presidente (as A. Soto Rangel) - Arturo Soto Rangel
El Jefe (as Manuel Donde) - Manuel Dondé
Pablo - José Torvay
Mexican Boy Selling Lottery Tickets - Robert Blake
Mexican Storeowner - Guillermo Calles
Mexican Lieutenant - Roberto Cañedo
Proprietor - Spencer Chan
Flashy Girl - Jacqueline Dalya
Flophouse Bum - Ralph Dunn
Mexican Bandit - Ernesto Escoto
Customer in Bar Who Warns Curtin and Dobbs about Pat McCormick - Pat Flaherty
Railroad Conductor - Martin Garralaga
Flophouse Bum - Jack Holt
American in Tampico in White Suit - John Huston
Barber - Julian Rivero
Howard's pretty assistant - Ángela Rodríguez
Indian Guide at Pier - Jay Silverheels
Workman at Pier - Ray Spiker
Indian - Valdespino
Bartender - Harry J. Vejar
Mexican Bandit - Ignacio Villalbazo
Flophouse Bum - Clifton Young