Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a Western film released on October 24, 1969, produced by 20th Century Fox. The film was directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was produced by John Foreman, and starred Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katherine Ross.
The film received 7 Academy Award nominations and won 4 awards in 1970 for Best Cinematography,Best Music (Original Score for a Motion Picture), Best Music (Original Song) and Best Writing (Story and Screenplay Based on Material Not Previously Published or Produced).
The film was shot in Durango, Colorado.
Butch Cassidy's gang's name was changed from The Wild Bunch to The Hole-in-the-Wall Gang.