Up 63,408 this week

Sword of Zorro (1963)
"Le tre spade di Zorro" (original title)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 49 users  
Reviews: 3 user

In 1830, the year of Mexico's independence, a group of tyrannical governors decide to impose their despotic rule over the population of recently freed citizens. Many men of honor will rise ... See full summary »



(screenplay), (story), 3 more credits »
0Check in

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 158 titles
created 01 Jun 2011
a list of 2000 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
list image
a list of 529 titles
created 19 Dec 2012
a list of 386 titles
created 22 Apr 2013
a list of 35 titles
created 8 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Sword of Zorro" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Sword of Zorro (1963)

Sword of Zorro (1963) on IMDb 4.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sword of Zorro.

User Polls


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: José Luis Merino
Stars: Carlos Quiney, Maria Pia Conte, Aldo Bufi Landi
Mystery | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent
Stars: Geoffrey Horne, Paul Piaget, Fernando Sancho
Adventure | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Nick Nostro
Stars: Brett Halsey, Margaret Lee, Julio Peña
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Alfonso Balcázar
Stars: Robert Woods, Fernando Sancho, Luis Dávila
Trade-Off (TV Movie 1995)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Tom and Karen are unhappy, planning to divorce after they sell their house. At work, a ruthless colleague is pushing Tom aside. At a bar, Jackie enchants him, and they begin an affair. She ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lane
Stars: Theresa Russell, Adam Baldwin, Barry Primus
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Director: Paolo Heusch
Stars: Rik Van Nutter, Marilù Tolo, Eduardo Fajardo


Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Stockwell ...
Gloria Milland ...
Mikaela ...
Maria (as Mikaela Wood)
Antonio Prieto ...
Don Manuel Paredes
Giuseppe Addobbati ...
Marques de Santa Ana (as John McDouglas)
Franco Fantasia ...
Coronel Martinez
Julio Cesar Sempere ...
Diego de pequeño (as Julio Cesar)
Juan Luis Galiardo ...
Felipe (as Robert Dean)
Guillermo Vera ...
Alfonso Rojas ...
Capitan Gonzalez
Manrico Melchiorre ...
Santiago Rivero ...
Nuevo gobernador
Anna Petocchi ...
Luis Marín ...
Pilar Gómez Ferrer ...


In 1830, the year of Mexico's independence, a group of tyrannical governors decide to impose their despotic rule over the population of recently freed citizens. Many men of honor will rise up to fight these imposter's, but one man will stand out among them, the man called Zorro. When Zorro's own wife and child become targets in this struggle, the full vengeance of Zorrow will be unveiled. Written by Canada_Bob

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




See all certifications »





Release Date:

23 October 1963 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Sword of Zorro  »

Box Office


ESP 4,825,865 (Spain)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Passable Spanish/Italian Zorro regularly shot in Paella/Spaghetti style by Ricardo Blasco
21 February 2015 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

This average though acceptable Zorro with Spaghetti/Chorizo style is a mediocre adaptation inspired from Johnston McCulley character starred by Guy Stockwell as the dashing masked avenger named Don Diego. In 1830, the years of Mexico's independence, a governor (Antonio Prieto) supported by his underlings (Agustin Gonzalez , Alfonso Rojas , Franco Fantasia) decide to impose their brutal rule over the population of recently freed citizens . Many men of honor will rise up to fight this impostor , but one man will stand out among them , the man called Zorro (Guy Stockwell) . There appears Virginia (Gloria Milland) whom her father Marques de Santa Ana (Giuseppe Addobbati as John McDouglas) obligates to marry the despotic as well as eldest governor , but Zorro saves her and both of whom fall in love . When Zorro's friends become targets in this struggle , the full revenge of Zorrow will be unveiled. At the end appears a new governor (Santiago Rivero) replacing the tyrannical one .

This Paella/Spaghetti Zorro is filled with action , thrills , intrigue , spectacular horse pursuits by Zorro and sword-play . This Zorro is decently starred by Guy Stockwell , he took a chance and jumped from modern action and Western genre to costumed Italian/Spanish adventure ; he steals the show as foppish Zorro relishing his secret identity dressed in black ; executing bounds and leaps , twists and climbs and throughly enjoys himself . Guy became a Universal contract player in 1965 and went straight into several standard tales of adventure and intrigue, including Warlord (1965), Tobruk (1967) and Blindfold (1965). He co-starred as the villain, in The King's Pirate (1967) and he also earned the role of Buffalo Bill Cody in a remake of Cooper's The plainsman (1966) . Initially promoted as a dashing Errol Flynn type in swordplay adventures and outdoor epics, the studio had him star in the remake of Gary Cooper's French Foreign Legion classic Beau Geste (1966) . In the movie appears usual support actors as Spanish : Alfonso Rojas , Luis Marin , Antonio Jimenez Escribano , Juan Luis Galiardo , Jose Truchado , Agustin Gonzalez as Italian players as Franco Fantasia , and Giuseppe Addobbati or John McDouglas . Badly photographed by Julio Ortas , an alright remastering being necessary and filmed on location in Colmenar De Oreja , Madrid . The motion picture was middlingly directed in his ordinary style by Ricardo Blasco . This Spanish filmmaker was an assistant director and director, known for Gringo (1963), Suspiros De Triana (1955) and Armas Contra Ley (1961) and TV series as Diego Acevedo .

The motion picture was produced by Sergio Newman who produced all kind of genres as Western : "Sheriff Won't Shoot¨ , ¨Oro Maldito¨ , Drama : ¨"Romeo e Giulietta" , Wartime : "Hell Commandos" , ¨When Heroes Die" and Adventure : ¨Il magnifico Aventuriero" , "Mission in Morocco¨ and two ¨Zorro¨ movies : this one and its sequel titled ¨Oath of the Zorro¨ also by Ricardo Blasco with Tony Russel , Maria Jose Alfonso , Sancho Gracia and again Agustin Gonzalez . The first Spanish/Italian Zorros were ¨Vengeance of Zorro¨ and ¨L'Ombra di Zorro¨ (1962) by Joaquin Marchent with Frank Latimore , Paul Piaget and Robert Hundar . Zorros's producer , Eduardo Manzanos , built a Western town in Hoyo De Manzanares (Madrid) , today disappeared , called ¨Golden City¨ where filmed several Western and various Zorros . Other Zorro filmed by that time are ¨Zorro all Corte di Spaña¨ (1963) by Luigi Capuano , ¨Zorro versus Maciste¨ by Umberto Lenzi with Pierre Brice Alan Steel , Moira Orfei ; ¨El Jiuramento Di Zorro¨ by Ricardo Blasco with Guy Stockwell and Mikaela ; ¨Zorro Il Ribelle¨ by Piero Pirotti with Howard Ross ; ¨Il Figlio Di Zorro¨ (1973) by Gianfranco Baldanello and two directed by Jose Luis Merino with Charles Quiney and Maria Pia Conte as ¨Zorro the rider of vendetta¨ and ¨Zorro of Monterrey ¨ .

The best Zorro are the followings : The mute classic adaptation ¨Mark of Zorro¨ 1920, Fred Niblo, with Douglas Fairbanks, the classic ¨Mark of Zorro¨, 1940, Robert Mamoulian with Tyrone Power, Basil Rathbone and Linda Darnell), and followed by ¨The legend of Zorro¨ 2005, Martin Campbell again with Banderas and Catherine Zeta Jones, Tony Amendola,Pedro Armendariz and Rufus Sewell . European version in similar style as ¨Le Tulipe Noie¨ (1964) with Alain Delon and Virna Lisi and ¨Zorro¨(1975, Duccio Tessari with Alain Delon, Octavia Piccolo and Stanley Baker .

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Sword of Zorro (1963) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: