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The Ugly Ones (1966)

El precio de un hombre (original title)
R | | Western | September 1968 (USA)
Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.

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Complete credited cast:
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José Gómez
Richard Wyler ...
Luke Chilson
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Miguel
Halina Zalewska ...
Eden (as Ilya Karin)
Luis Barboo
Manuel Zarzo ...
Marty Hefner
Frank Braña
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chiro Bermejo
José Canalejas
Ricardo Canales
Saturno Cerra
Antonio Cintado
Gonzalo de Esquiroz ...
(as Gonzalo Esquiroz)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Novak (as Glenn Foster)
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Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man. Written by Tom Seldon <elpuro@msn.com>

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For a bullet spent and a dollar earned he was the best in the business!

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It's okay....
14 February 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

The film stars Richard Wyler as a 'bounty killer'--a term I can't recall having ever heard except in Italian westerns (the correct American term is 'bounty hunter'). He's looking for José Gómez (Tomas Milian)--a guy who has escaped thanks, in part, to assistance from his girlfriend (Zalewska). She believes he's an innocent man and does not realize he's really a two-bit murderer.

Having seen a lot of Italian westerns, I find a certain sameness to many of them. Sure, the plots are a bit different--but not remarkably so. It's not a bad western but it also doesn't stand out in any particular way. The music is nice, the action decent and the story reasonably interesting. But, on the other hand there is a certain 'sameness' to the film--as if I'd seen a lot of other films like it. Plus, although Halina Zalewska is absolutely gorgeous in the film, she looks right out of 1967--with lipstick, hair and makeup that you'd never have found on a woman of the late 19th century. Also, while I don't want to see gallons of blood, this was an odd film because you see absolutely none--and this made little sense. Nor, now that I think of it, did the escape--as there is no way all these federal agents could be killed without the bad guys (who were outnumbered) even losing a single man.


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