Bo Hopkins

Biography: Bo Hopkins has spent most of his career playing character roles, but he occasionally gets leading roles. Tall, light-haired, and possessing a distinctive drawl, he made his film debut in The Thousand Plane Raid (1969) following studies with drama instructor Uta Hagen in New York and training at the Desilu Playhouse school in Hollywood. He next appeared in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch (1969). Hopkins went on to work with the director in two more films, including The Getaway (1972). Hopkins specializes in action features and Westerns and is often cast as a redneck. Some of his notable leading roles include that of a gunfighter whose best friend of 30 years turns out to be a woman in The Ballad of Little Joe (1993). Hopkins also appears frequently on television in films and as a series guest star.

Bo Hopkins' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 97 The Wild Bunch
Lowest Metascore: 22 South of Heaven, West of Hell
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
9 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Hillbilly Elegy Nov 23, 2020 Papaw tbd
40 Shade Apr 9, 2004 Executive Producer 5.3
22 South of Heaven, West of Hell Dec 15, 2000 Doc Angus Dunfries 5.7
54 U Turn Oct 3, 1997 Ed / Ed tbd
44 More American Graffiti Aug 3, 1979 Little Joe tbd
59 Midnight Express Oct 6, 1978 Tex / Tex 7.5
97 American Graffiti Aug 11, 1973 Joe 7.8
60 White Lightning Aug 8, 1973 Roy Boone tbd
55 The Getaway Dec 13, 1972 Frank Jackson tbd
97 The Wild Bunch Jun 18, 1969 Crazy Lee 8.0