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Chuka (1967)

Approved | | Western | 23 July 1967 (USA)
While Indians besiege a U.S. Army fort in 1876, residents of the fort a gunfighter, a stagecoach driver, two Mexican women, and a motley company of soldiers try to come to terms with their pasts.

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Chuka
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Sgt. Otto Hahnsbach
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Colonel Stuart Valois
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Señora Veronica Kleitz
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Lou Trent
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Señorita Helena Chavez (as Angela Dorian)
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Major Benson
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Spivey
Hugh Reilly ...
Captain Carrol
Barry O'Hara ...
Slim - Cook
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Jake Baldwin
Marco López ...
Hanu (as Marco Antonio)
Gerald York ...
Lieutenant Daly
Herlinda Del Carmen ...
Indian Girl
Lucky Carson ...
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While Indians besiege a U.S. Army fort in 1876, residents of the fort a gunfighter, a stagecoach driver, two Mexican women, and a motley company of soldiers try to come to terms with their pasts.

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He's a man called Chuka and you don't forget it! See more »

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Also Known As:

Chuka: The Gunfighter  »

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Chuka (Rod Taylor) takes a lance to his side during the Indian attack, he momentarily grabs the tip of the spear and then suddenly the entire lance is gone. It would be impossible in his condition to remove the lance so quickly. See more »

Quotes

Helena Chavez: Tell me Señor, are you as bad as they say?
Chuka: No man is as bad as they say, Señorita.
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Doesn't it want to make you up chuka
23 April 2007 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Sorry i could not resist the headline.This Western must have been made on the very cheap because everything seems to be made of balsa wood.Rod Taylor seems to have a six shooter which is as accurate as a snipers rifle and which fires 12 shots for every 6 rounds loaded.John Mills has a look which says"this will pay next years tax bill".What about poor Louis Hayward,i didn't even recognise him.It is little wonder that Westerns were on their way out with efforts like this.It has to be another in the pantheon of those films that are so bad that they are actually very enjoyable.So if it comes your way and you want a good laugh then watch this film


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