Lonesome Cowboys (1968 film)

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Lonesome Cowboys
original film poster
Directed by Andy Warhol
Produced by Paul Morrissey
Written by Paul Morrissey
Starring Joe Dallesandro
Eric Emerson
Taylor Mead
Julian Burroughs
Cinematography Paul Morrissey
Edited by Paul Morrissey
Distributed by Sherpix
Release dates
  • November 1968 (1968-11) (SFIFF)
  • May 5, 1969 (1969-05-05) (New York City)
Running time
109 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Lonesome Cowboys (1968) is a film by American filmmaker Andy Warhol. Written by Paul Morrissey, the film is a satire of Hollywood westerns. The film won the Best Film Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.

The film was filmed in January 1968 in Old Tucson and Rancho Linda Vista Dude Ranch in Oracle, Arizona. The film features Warhol superstars Viva, Taylor Mead, Eric Emerson, and Joe Dallesandro. The plot is loosely based on Romeo and Juliet, hence the names Julian and Ramona of the two leads. In August 1969, the film was seized by police in Atlanta, Georgia and the theater personnel arrested.[1]



A 2010 remake by Marianne Dissard titled Lonesome Cowgirls, was shot in Tucson, Arizona.

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