The Grey Fox

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The Grey Fox
Directed byPhillip Borsos
Produced byPeter O'Brian
Written byJohn Hunter
StarringRichard Farnsworth
Jackie Burroughs
Wayne Robson
Ken Pogue
Music byMichael Conway Baker
Paddy Moloney (main theme)
CinematographyFrank Tidy
Edited byFrank Irvine
Distributed byZoetrope Studios
Release date
December 16, 1982 (Canada)
March 18, 1983 (US)
Running time
110 minutes
CountryCanada
LanguageEnglish
Budget$4,500,000[1]
Box office$5,516,140[1]

The Grey Fox is a 1982 Canadian biographical-western movie. It was directed by Phillip Borsos and was produced by Peter O'Brian. The Grey Fox was released on December 16, 1982 in Canada and on March 18, 1983 in the United States. The movie is based on the true story of Bill Miner, a stagecoach robber who staged Canada's first train robbery on September 10, 1904.

The movie gained positive reviews from critics and holds a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] Movie critic Roger Ebert rated the movie 3½ stars and said that it was "a lovely adventure".[3] Farnsworth was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category of "Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama" at the 41st Golden Globe Awards. The movie was also nominated for Best Foreign Film. It won many other awards.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Grey Fox". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2015-1-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "The Grey Fox". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2015-1-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "The Grey Fox". Roger Ebert.com. Retrieved 2015-1-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "The Grey Fox Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2015-1-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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