Now, The Wild Bunch consisted of some of the most murderous figures in Western history. Arrogant, brutal men. And yet here running things was Cassidy. Why? The answer is incredible but true--people just liked himThere's a reason why, when it came time to cast the part of Butch Cassidy, that Goldman and director George Roy Hill went for Paul Newman.
People just liked him.
P.S. The Verdict and Mr. & Mrs. Bridge are also favorites.