After a stagecoach is robbed and the passengers murdered, a long and tangled series of surprise attacks a murderous double-crosses leaves the coach's strongbox in the hands of the killer ... See full summary »
Bandit Gordon frees a group of prisoners, forcing them to join his gang or die. Arizona Colt, declining to do either, heads for Blackstone City where Gordon is planning a robbery. When one ... See full summary »
Giuliano Gemma plays a confederate soldier who returns from the war to fight one at home. Unbeknownst to him, his brother has become the infamous gunfighter "Black Jack" to defeat the local... See full summary »
Twelve years ago, Sartana framed his brother Johnny for murder and stole his girlfriend. Now the town's undisputed boss and doted over by his possessive mother, Sartana seems safe - until, his sentence served, Johnny rides back into town.
Captured Confederate raider Gary Diamond is asked by a Yankee colonel to assist in preventing further unnecessary bloodshed between the two sides.In receiving news that a Confederate regiment is planning to attack Yankee Fort Yuma to steal its gold reserves the Yankee colonel asks Diamond for help.As a Confederate,Diamond wants to save Confederate lives.He agrees to warn the Confederate regiment that an attack on Fort Yuma would be futile since the fort is heavily defended with artillery.The Confederates believe that Fort Yuma is lightly defended.Gary Diamond escorted by Yankee Captain Lefevre and Sergeant Pitt head toward Fort Yuma to prevent a massacre but Fort Yuma's gold is on everyone's mind,friend and foe alike. Written by
The musical score of the film included some parts of the score for Malamondo (1964) in order to justify including Ennio Morricone in the score credits of the film. Morricone sued the producer and the dispute was settled in court in 1973. See more »
I sensed that "Fort Yuma Gold" might have a few problems from the opening credits, since SEVEN screenwriters are credited. But I stuck with it to the end, and while this is definitely not the worst spaghetti western I've seen, it is definitely unsatisfying. There are a few good things here and there - the production values are acceptable, there is some nice scenery, there is a very good bar room brawl sequence, and the full name of the lone female character is worth a few chuckles. But for the most part, the movie feels kind of flat. Giuliano Gemma's character often feels like a secondary character instead of a heroic lead. The action apart from that bar room brawl sequence come across as ordinary and not exciting. But I think the biggest problem is that the movie, while not boring, feels really slow and lacking grit or some other effective atmosphere. Too bad, because you can see signs this could have been a knockout spaghetti western had it had more careful direction and writing. It's not awful as it is, but it is definitely disappointing.
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