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The Comancheros (1961)

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.

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Cast

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Pilar Graile
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Graile
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Amelung
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Tobe (as Pat Wayne)
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Maj. Henry
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Melinda Marshall
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Horseface (Comanchero)
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Circuit Court Judge Thaddeus Jackson Breen
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Gireaux
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Storyline

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Big Jake the Adventurer... Paul Regret the Gambler... Pilar the Gypsy beauty... Three With a Past... Destined to Cross and Clash... In a Kingdom of Killers!


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Release Date:

29 November 1961 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Comancheros  »

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(35 mm mag-optical prints) (Westrex Recording System)| (35 mm optical prints)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Paul asks Melinda about her husband, she tells him that he was killed at the Battle of San Jacinto. He must have been one unlucky soldier, since only 9 Texans died in that battle. See more »

Goofs

Cutter is shown wearing a Texas Ranger Badge. These badges were not introduced until the 1880s, 37 years after the year the movie story takes place (1843). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gireaux: Since there is no reconciliation, we proceed. You will please stand with your backs to one another.
Emil Bouvier - Duelist: It may amuse you to know, monsieur, I never believed you cheated at cards.
Paul Regret: Well, maybe I don't have your sense of humor.
Emil Bouvier - Duelist: There's a lady who prefers your attentions to mine. I intend to... simplify her choice.
Paul Regret: Rachel?
[Emil snickers]
Paul Regret: Margo? No.
Gireaux: When I begin to count, you will each take 10 paces. You will turn and fire on the count of 10. If either man stops or turns before the count of...
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Connections

Referenced in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

The Comancheros
Music & Lyrics by Tillman B. Franks (as Tillman Franks)
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User Reviews

This Action-packed Western is Great Fun!
25 August 1999 | by (New Orleans, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

A thrilling movie that stands the test of time. Exciting, action-packed, chock-full of engaging characters, coupled with a lively and evocative soundtrack, all combine to make this a real treat.

One of those rare movies that you hate to see end...

I rate it a 9.9 out of 10.


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