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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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Chuka: The Gunfighter  »

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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

Trent: Wake me up when it's time to die.
Chuka: Are you scared of dyin', Lou?
Trent: Not particularly. It just comes an inconvenient time.
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good action western, but nothing special
25 March 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Pretty good western about the evil injun attacking the beleaguered Army outpost. What I didn't like about the film was that everything was so CLEAN. All these soldiers, drifters, and scouts always looked so nice and tidy; they should have looked like something the cat dragged in. Also, the fight scene between Chuka and the top kick was so phoney I nearly gagged. That seemed to be the way western fights went during this time span - lots of haymakers, stumbling into horses, falling through corrals, and rolling around in the hay. Fortunately, there was only hay on the barn floor, don't know where all the dung went. Ok, the show was corny, but it still had lots of gunplay and action. I feel that those of us who love old westerns will get a bang out of this flic.


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