Steelyard Blues is a 1973 American comedy film directed by Alan Arkin and starring Richard Pryor, Gene Hackman, and Burt Reynolds. The film tells the story of three men who work at a steelyard in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pryor plays a young man who is trying to make his way in the world, Hackman plays a veteran worker who is struggling with his job, and Reynolds plays a man who is trying to start his own business. The film follows the three men as they try to navigate the challenges of their lives and work together to achieve their goals. The film was a critical and commercial success, and it is considered to be one of the best comedies of the 1970s. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay, and it won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

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Steelyard Blues (1973)

PG

Crime/Comedy · 1h 33m · 5/22/2007

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Steelyard Blues is a 1973 American comedy film directed by Alan Arkin and starring Richard Pryor, Gene Hackman, and Burt Reynolds. The film tells the story of three men who work at a steelyard in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pryor plays a young man who is trying to make his way in the world, Hackman plays a veteran worker who is struggling with his job, and Reynolds plays a man who is trying to start his own business. The film follows the three men as they try to navigate the challenges of their lives and work together to achieve their goals. The film was a critical and commercial success, and it is considered to be one of the best comedies of the 1970s. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay, and it won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

012569753136

Release Date

5/22/2007

Media Type

Movie

Aspect Ratio

1.85:1

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Cast
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Mel Stewart

Black Man in Jail
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Donald Sutherland

Jesse Veldini
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Howard Hesseman

Frank Veldini
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Morgan Upton

Police Capt. Bill
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Peter Boyle

Eagle Thornberry
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Jessica Myerson

Savage Rose
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Dan Barrows

Rocky
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John Savage

Kid
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Jane Fonda

Iris Caine
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Nancy Fish

Pool Hall Waitress
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Roger Bowen

Fire Commisioner Francis
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Garry Goodrow

Duval Jax
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Lynette Bernay

Bar Waitress
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Richard Schaal

Zoo Official Mel
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Edward Greenberg

Rookie Cop
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Howard Storm

Health Inspector
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David Moody

Black Boxer
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Ruth Silveira

Electrical Repair Woman
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Larry Hankin

Bill the Garbage Truck Driver
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James Cranna

Short Order Cook
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John Brent

Tattoo Parlor Man
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Bruce Mackey

Hangar Guard
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Gary Austin

Guard in Jeep
Crew
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Alan Myerson

Director
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David S. Ward

Writer
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