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Director:
Writers:
Luciano Vincenzoni (story) &
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Release Date:
29 December 1967 (USA) 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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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)
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)
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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)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Though no specific year or date is stated in the movie, at least part of it takes place during the New Mexico Campaign of 1862. This is confirmed when both the hotel-keeper and Tuco mentions the retreating Confederate General Sibley (the historical Henry H. Sibley) and the advancing Union Colonel Canby (another historical person, Edward Canby). This is consistent with the campaign that took place between February-April 1862 in the Union Territory of New Mexico and the Confederate State of Texas.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: One of the three bounty hunters that shoots Tuco's horse has a piece of grass in his mouth just prior to been shot by Blondie, that was not there in the previous frames when he tells Tuco he has a face worth 2000 dollars.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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Spin (2007/I)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Story Of A SoldierSee more »

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281 out of 326 people found the following review useful.
the greatest of the great!, 24 August 2005
Author: spider89119 from United States

I wasn't sure if I was going to comment on this film because everything has already been said by the hundreds of other people who have posted their thoughts, but I decided that I should really put my two cents in since this is my favorite movie.

This film, in my opinion, is not only the greatest spaghetti western of all time. It is the greatest movie of all time. Period. Regardless of genre. I could probably watch it every day, and be perfectly happy doing so.

The music is perfection. The way the music drives this movie is absolutely amazing. The musical genius of Morricone and the incredible direction of Sergio Leone is a combination that will probably never be equaled. The theme song will forever be etched in your brain. In fact, it probably already is, even if you haven't seen the movie! The scene where Tuco runs through the graveyard with the song "Ecstacy of Gold" is pure poetry. And the showdown at the end with that great music- just incredible.

The story is riveting. There is not a single dull moment. The movie is long, but Leone's direction is so good that you will love the fact that you can enjoy this movie for three hours.

Lee Van Cleef is my favorite spaghetti western actor, and he is incredible as "Angel Eyes." It is the part he was born to play. Eli Wallach is perfect as Tuco. He really shines in this movie. Some people say he steals the show, and I can see why they think so. Eastwood is excellent as "Blondie," although I don't think Eastwood has as strong of a presence as Van Cleef (I know many will disagree, and that's OK because all three actors are superb in this film so why split hairs?).

This movie is hypnotic. It's operatic. It's sad. It's funny. It's gritty. It's violent. It's art. It's action. It's pure entertainment. The film is just so incredible on so many different levels that EVERYONE should see it, regardless of what kinds of movies they are into. And it's so cool that the greatest flick ever just happens to be a spaghetti western. If you haven't seen this movie, stop what you are doing, and go get it now!!

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