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Director:
Writers:
Luciano Vincenzoni (story) &
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Release Date:
23 December 1966 (Italy) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They formed an alliance of hate to steal a fortune in dead man's gold See more »
Plot:
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
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Westerns don't get any better than this. See more (703 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Eli Wallach ... Tuco

Clint Eastwood ... Blondie

Lee Van Cleef ... Sentenza / Angel Eyes
Aldo Giuffrè ... Alcoholic Union Captain (as Aldo Giuffre')

Luigi Pistilli ... Father Pablo Ramirez
Rada Rassimov ... Maria
Enzo Petito ... Storekeeper
Claudio Scarchilli ... Mexican Peon
John Bartha ... Sheriff (as John Bartho)
Livio Lorenzon ... Baker
Antonio Casale ... Jackson / Bill Carson
Sandro Scarchilli ... Mexican Peon
Benito Stefanelli ... Member of Angel Eyes' Gang
Angelo Novi ... Monk
Antonio Casas ... Stevens

Aldo Sambrell ... Member of Angel Eyes' Gang
Al Mulock ... One-Armed Bounty Hunter (as Al Mulloch)
Sergio Mendizábal ... Blonde Bounty Hunter (as Sergio Mendizabal)
Antonio Molino Rojo ... Capt. Harper (as Molino Rocho)
Lorenzo Robledo ... Clem

Mario Brega ... Cpl. Wallace
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chelo Alonso ... Stevens' Wife (uncredited)
Fortunato Arena ... 1st Sombrero Onlooker at Tuco's 1st Hanging (uncredited)
Román Ariznavarreta ... Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
Frank Braña ... Bounty Hunter #2 (uncredited)
Amerigo Castrighella ... 2nd Sombrero Onlooker at Tuco's 1st Hanging (uncredited)
Saturno Cerra ... Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
Luigi Ciavarro ... Member of Angel Eye's Gang (uncredited)
William Conroy ... Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
Tony Di Mitri ... Deputy (uncredited)
Alberico Donadeo ... Townsman (uncredited)
Attilio Dottesio ... 3rd Sombrero Onlooker at Tuco's 1st Hanging (uncredited)
Veriano Ginesi ... Bald Onlooker at Tuco's 1st Hanging (uncredited)
Jesús Guzmán ... Pardue the Hotel Owner (uncredited)
Víctor Israel ... Sergeant at Confederate Fort (uncredited)
Nazzareno Natale ... Mexican Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
Ricardo Palacios ... Bartender in Socorro (uncredited)
Romano Puppo ... Member of Angel Eyes' Gang (uncredited)
Antoñito Ruiz ... Stevens' Youngest Son (uncredited)
Aysanoa Runachagua ... Pistolero Recruited by Tuco in the Cave (uncredited)
Enrique Santiago ... Mexican Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
José Terrón ... Thomas 'Shorty' Larson (uncredited)
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Directed by
Sergio Leone 
 
Writing credits
Luciano Vincenzoni (story) &
Sergio Leone (story)

Agenore Incrocci (screenplay) (as Age) &
Furio Scarpelli (screenplay) (as Scarpelli) &
Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay) &
Sergio Leone (screenplay)

Mickey Knox (English version by)

Produced by
Alberto Grimaldi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
 
Cinematography by
Tonino Delli Colli (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Eugenio Alabiso 
Nino Baragli 
 
Production Design by
Carlo Simi 
 
Costume Design by
Carlo Simi 
 
Makeup Department
Rino Carboni .... makeup artist
Rino Todero .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Fernando Cinquini .... production manager
Aldo Pomilia .... production supervisor
José Antonio Pérez Giner .... production manager
Gray Frederickson .... production manager: USA (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fabrizio Gianni .... assistant director
Giancarlo Santi .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Carlo Leva .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
James Alfaro .... second engineer (2003 extended English-language version)
Vittorio De Sisti .... sound engineer
Bob Lacivita .... re-recording sound mixer (2003 extended English-language version)
Preston Martin .... second engineer (2003 extended English-language version)
Elio Pacella .... sound engineer
Alan Porzio .... adr editing (2003 extended English-language version)
Alan Porzio .... adr recording (2003 extended English-language version)
Nathan Scruggs .... second engineer (2003 extended English-language version)
Burton Sharp .... ADR voice casting (2003 extended English-language version)
Fausto Ancillai .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Eros Bacciucchi .... special effects
Giovanni Corridori .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Román Ariznavarreta .... stunts (uncredited)
John Landis .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Valentino Pelizzi .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Benito Stefanelli .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Benito Stefanelli .... stunts (uncredited)
Fabio Testi .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Franco Di Giacomo .... cameraman
Sergio Salvati .... assistant cameraman
 
Editorial Department
Vrej Allahverdian .... negative cutter (2003 extended English-language version)
Joe D'Augustine .... additional editor (2003 extended English-language version)
Sharol Olson .... color timer (2003 extended English-language version) (as Sharol Olsen)
Neri Nazzareno .... final colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni .... choirs (as 'I Cantori Moderni' of Alessandroni)
Giuseppe Mastroianni .... recording by
Bruno Nicolai .... musical director
Bruno Battisti D'Amario .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Italo Cammarota .... musician: ocarina (uncredited)
Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni .... chorus (uncredited)
Francesco Catania .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Franco Cosacchi .... singer (uncredited)
Franco De Gemini .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Nino Dei .... singer (uncredited)
Edda Dell'Orso .... singer (uncredited)
E. Wolf Ferrari .... musician: English horn (uncredited)
Enzo Gioieni .... singer (uncredited)
Michele Lacerenza .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
John O'Neill .... musician: whistler (uncredited)
Vincenzo Restuccia .... musician: percussions (uncredited)
Nicola Samale .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Gianna Spagnolo .... singer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Carlo Bartolini .... production assistant
Serena Canevari .... script girl
Luigi Corbo .... production secretary
Jack DeLeon .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version) (as Christopher Weeks)
Matt Keeslar .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version)
Iginio Lardani .... titles (as Lardani)
Tony Munroe .... film laboratory services: Triage Motion Picture Services, Los Angeles (2003 extended English-language version)
Antonio Palombi .... production secretary
Paul Pape .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version)
Simon Prescott .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version)
Paul Rutan Jr. .... film laboratory services: Triage Motion Picture Services, Los Angeles (2003 extended English-language version)
David Sargent .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version)
Burton Sharp .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version)
André Sogliuzzo .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version) (extended English-language version) (as Andre Sogliuzzo)
Federico Tofi .... production assistant
Tom Wyner .... adr talent (2003 extended English-language version)
Emilio Cigoli .... voice dubbing: Lee Van Cleef (uncredited)
Nando Gazzolo .... voice dubbing: Luigi Pistilli (uncredited)
Mickey Knox .... dubbing director (english language version) (uncredited)
Oreste Lionello .... voice dubbing: Josef Egger (uncredited)
Pino Locchi .... voice dubbing: Aldo Giuffrè (uncredited)
Glauco Onorato .... voice dubbing: Al Mulock (uncredited)
Luigi Pavese .... voice dubbing: Antonio Casas (uncredited)
Nino Pavese .... voice dubbing: John Bartha (uncredited)
Bruno Persa .... voice dubbing: Victor Israel (uncredited)
Mario Pisu .... voice dubbing: Livio Lorenzon (uncredited)
Carlo Romano .... voice dubbing: Eli Wallach (uncredited)
Enrico Maria Salerno .... voice dubbing: Clint Eastwood (uncredited)
Rita Savagnone .... voice dubbing: Rada Rassimov (uncredited)
Renato Turi .... voice dubbing: Mario Brega (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Clint Eastwood .... special thanks (2003 extended English-language version)
Alberto Grimaldi .... special thanks (2003 extended English-language version)
Eli Wallach .... special thanks (2003 extended English-language version)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo." - Italy (original title)
"The Good, the Ugly, the Bad" - USA (literal English title)
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Runtime:
161 min | France:186 min (dubbed version) | Spain:182 min | 179 min (2003 extended English version) | Finland:142 min (1984) (cut version)
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:R (original rating) | Australia:MA (re-rating) (2003) | Brazil:14 | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) (original rating) | Canada:14+ (Quebec) (original rating) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) (extended version) (2003) | Canada:G (Quebec) (re-rating) (2003) | Chile:18 | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1968) | France:-12 (DVD rating) | France:U (orginal rating) | France:U (re-rating) | Germany:16 (DVD release) | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 (original rating) | Ireland:15 (re-rating) | Italy:VM14 | Netherlands:12 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:18 (orginal rating) | New Zealand:R13 (Special Edition DVD) | New Zealand:M (video rating) | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (1982) | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 (DVD rating) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 (cut) | UK:X (original rating) (cut) | UK:15 (video rating: additional material, audio commentary 182m) (2010) | UK:15 (video re-rating) (182m uncut) (2010) | UK:15 (extended cut: 178m) (2008) | UK:18 (video rating: extended version DVD audio commentary 171m) (2004) | UK:18 (video rating: feature and trailer, extended version 174m) (2004) | UK:18 (video rating: 156m) (1999) (2003) | UK:18 (video rating: 155m) (1986) | USA:Approved (PCA #21628) (Suggested for Mature Audiences) | USA:TV-14 (cable rating) | USA:R (re-rating) (1989) | USA:M (re-rating) (1969) | West Germany:18 (nf) (original rating) | West Germany:16 (nf) (re-rating)

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Trivia:
The guns in the film were supplied by Aldo Uberti Inc., a company in Italy.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: The POW band guitarist is shown strumming his instrument, but the soundtrack guitar is "finger-picking." There are other mis-matches in the scene, including actors playing valve trombones which aren't heard.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Stevens:You're... from Baker... Tell Baker that I told him all that I know already. Tell him I want to live in peace, understand? That it's no use to go on tormenting me! I know nothing at all about that case of coins. Now that gold has disappeared, but if he'd listened, we could have avoided this altogether. I went to the Army court; there were no witnesses. They couldn't uncover any more. I can't tell Baker what happened to the money; go back and tell him that!
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413 out of 484 people found the following review useful.
Westerns don't get any better than this., 16 August 2004
Author: a_southern_knight from Tennessee

This is the third,and arguably the best, of the so-called "spaghetti western" trilogy. It is ironic that, at the time the three Sergio Leone westerns were released, they were largely panned by critics as being poor and even laughable imitations of American-made westerns. The fact that they were filmed in Italy and Spain resulted in them receiving their amusing nickname which was intended to degrade them at the time.

Somehow, over the quarter century or so since their release, the critics have tended to change their opinions, and now these movies are generally regarded as classics. Perhaps this is because Clint Eastwood was principally known only as the second banana, Rowdy Yates, in the television series "Rawhide" when the films were produced but since then has achieved superstardom. But I also think it goes beyond that. I believe the critics decided to take another look at these films and realized that they had been premature in writing them off. Actually, I believe the three films were considerably better than most of what Hollywood produced. In fact, I think that TGTBATU ranks among the best westerns ever produced bringing to mind the magnificent films of John Ford, the undisputed master of that genre, and his protege, the incomparable John Wayne.

I have nothing but praise for this film. In fact, I rank it as one of my favorite films of all time. I could write volumes of what is good about this film. But since its qualities have been oft repeated in other viewer reviews, I will focus on what others didn't like about it. Most of the IMDb reviews had only one major complaint: the film is too long. I disagree. In fact, in spite of its nearly three hour length, I was disappointed that it ended. I was so absorbed in the film that I was disheartened to have to return to reality. The combination of story, cinematography, acting and musical score left nothing to be desired other than more of the same! The sequences that seemed to drag on in the opinion of other reviewers were necessary to fully create moods and to drive home important points. For example, the opening sequence might be regarded as needlessly long as Angel Eyes taunts a hapless man over a leisurely meal. But to me, scenes like that are what makes the movie great! The time allows the viewer to fully appreciate the amazing replication of the primitive home and the pitiful life of its dirt-poor inhabitants. I felt as though I was sitting there at the table; I was half tempted to reach for a bowl and spoon to partake of the meal. And all the while the suspense was building towards the inevitable climax. You know it's coming but not when and the length of the scene drives you crazy but makes it all the more satisfying when it does happen.

Another example is when Tuco punishes Joe by forcing him to walk through the desert. This is possibly the only time that one might become bored with the film. But again, I think the time for the scene was justified in that we are able to receive the full impact of that experience and enjoy the haunting music at the same time. Joe's subsequent predicament might not have had much credibility had this sequence been abbreviated.

In my opinion, one of the essential elements of a great film is creating moods that absorb our attention. This often takes time, lots of time. For example, many of the scenes in the magnificent film "Dr. Zhivago" were almost painfully long but they were necessary to create those startling surrealistic moods, and the film would not have been great without them. In many ways, TGTBATU has this same sort of greatness. It is a sweeping epic with very compelling characters and magnificent settings that draws the viewer in and doesn't release him until the closing credits begin to roll. When it's over, you feel that you've been on a long and exciting journey. Such a journey takes time.

In summary, if you haven't seen this film, buy it right away. Don't rent it because you will not want to part with it once you've seen it.

Then curl up with it on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon when you are in no hurry to do anything.

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