A disturbing but captivating film about modern cowboys who have lost their purpose in a world that has robbed them of the West into which they were born. THE MISFITS was Gable's and Monroe's last film. Whether or not the strenuous stunts and bronc-busting feats he performed killed Gable
is still in debate, but he certainly gave one of the finest performances of his career for the fade-out.
Gay (Gable) and sidekicks Guido (Wallach) and Perce (Clift) are cowboys without saddles, driving a pickup about the West in search of odd jobs. Their talk is laced with thin bravado, and they have more of the past to discuss than the future. In Reno, they meet recently divorce...