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Any Gun Can Play (1967)
"Vado... l'ammazzo e torno" (original title)

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A gang of bandits rob a train of it's one million dollar gold shipment. Once the gang's leader makes off with the pot he's pursued by a bounty hunter... See full synopsis »

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Complete credited cast:
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Clayton - The Banker
George Hilton ...
The Stranger / Lo Straniero / Django / - un cacciatore di taglie
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Monetero - un celebre fuorilegge
Stefania Careddu ...
Marisol ('Guapa') (as Kareen O'Hara)
José Torres ...
Jose Huerta - the Colonel
Ivano Staccioli ...
Il capitano
Gérard Herter ...
Lawrence Blackman (Allied Insurance) (as Gerard Herter)
Ignazio Spalla ...
Pajondo / Bahunda (as Pedro Sanchez)
Adriana Giuffrè ...
Conchetta
Valentino Macchi ...
Charro Ruiz
Riccardo Pizzuti ...
Paco (the undertaker) (as Rick Piper)
Rodolfo Valadier ...
Pablo
Marco Mariani ...
Il sergente yankee
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A gang of bandits rob a train of it's one million dollar gold shipment. Once the gang's leader makes off with the pot he's pursued by a bounty hunter... See full synopsis »

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A million dollars is the prize ... but the game is deadly. See more »


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At the 2014 Memphis Film Festival in Tunica, Mississippi, Edd Byrnes stated that he hated the fact that the producers didn't let him dub his own voice for the English-language version of "Any Gun Can Play." See more »

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In the opening gunfight, "the stranger" quickly fires 7 times from his six round revolver. See more »

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References A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

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60s nihilism, spaghetti western style -- cool, violent and fun
9 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

"When I die, someone will bury me. And if they don't, what's the difference. Who gives a damn, huh?" Thus the philosophy of life (or lack there of) is summed up once and for all in this less than classic but nevertheless fun spinoff of Sergio Leone's "Dollars Trilogy."

In the opening scene, three obviously evil gunmen ride into a western town and, with menacing glares, they intimidate all the pathetic normal people hiding in their homes. The observant watcher will notice that each of these three bears a striking resemblance to characters from Leone's For A Few Dollars More. There is one guy in Eastwood's poncho, one in Lee Van Cleef's black suit, and one seeming to act like Gian Marie Volonte's Indio. But this movie is not about these guys. No sooner do they ride into town when they are gunned down by someone even cooler than they, a mysterious bounty hunter known simply as the Stranger.

No. this is an altogether different story.

In an obvious copying of Leone's The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, three gunmen are again vying for a hidden treasure. Once again there is the bounty hunter and the Mexican bandit. The Stranger (George Hilton) is a supercool bounty hunter with a penchant for shooting people while dressed up like a priest. He is after the reward for the bandit Monetero (Gilbert Roland). But when Monetero's gang steals three hundred thousand in gold coins, the Stranger gets sidetracked from his normal line of work.

To round off the trio there is Edd Byrne's corrupt bank executive, Clayton. He too wants the money for himself. But after the money is hidden away, the only man who knows where it is gets shot. Now the only clue to the hiding place is a medallion that shows a family crest. The game is too find the treasure before anyone else does. And any gun can play.

With plenty of gunfights, fist fights, and double crosses, the action takes these three to the ultimate showdown ripoff, a three way draw for the hidden treasure ala The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly -- but with a twist.

This movie is not as good as Leone's films, of course, but in the end who gives a damn, huh? This movie is fun -- 60s nihilism, spaghetti western style. There are no rules, no enduring loyalties, and no right or wrong -- just the treasure and whatever it takes to get it. And, though the movie is not classic, the ending surely is. Hey, maybe we all can get along after all, for a hundred thousand a piece.

If you like spaghetti westerns, check this one out. It is fast, furious, and worth the look.


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