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Heaven's Gate was pulled from theaters in 1980

Heaven’s Gate, writeer and director Michael Cimino’s Western epic that turned 40 on November 19, earned a place in Hollywood infamy for bankrupting United Artists and bringing the curtain down on the auteur era of the 1970s. But the truth is, Heaven’s Gate is good.

Reviews were so bad for Michael Cimino's Western epic that at the encouragement of United Artists, he decided to pull it just hours before its November 20 opening.

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