Renowned gunman Richard Martin is traveling on a train, held up by Billy Kane, a former student of Martin's. Kane spares Martin, but only after shooting his hands. Years later, Martin meets... See full summary »

Director:

(as Max Dillman)

Writers:

(story), (story) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 (SD) with Prime Video

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Mann is a gunman informed by a childhood friend that his father was murdered years earlier by his mother and her lover. To make matters worse, Mann's sister, who is in love with his friend,... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Leonard Mann, Luciana Paluzzi, Pietro Martellanza
Johnny Hamlet (1968)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

On his way back from the Civil War, Johnny Hamilton is visited in his sleep by the ghost of his father who lets him know that he has been murdered and who asks him to avenge him. Back in ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Andrea Giordana, Gilbert Roland, Horst Frank
Massacre Time (1966)
Certificate: M Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A prospector must fight a sadistic man and his son who have taken over his ranch.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Franco Nero, George Hilton, Linda Sini
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Django has become a bounty hunter who is asked to chase a villain who has kidnapped a young girl. Because he is not offered enough money, he decides to join forces with the bandit but he's double-crossed by the ruthless villain.

Director: Romolo Guerrieri
Stars: Gianni Garko, Fidel Gonzáles, Loredana Nusciak
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Manuel is a leather-clad killer, drawn into a tragic kidnap/murder plot by his former flame Maria Caine.

Director: Robert Hossein
Stars: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Guido Lollobrigida
California (1977)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After the Civil War, Michael "California" Random, is released from prison and goes to Missouri with his partner William. He is killed by bandits. California decides to return the belongings to his family and help them against outlaws.

Director: Michele Lupo
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, William Berger, Miguel Bosé
Run, Man, Run (1968)
Adventure | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Several competing groups and mavericks (including the lead character Cuchillo) are hunting a gold treasure of $3,000,000. The gold was reserved for the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Sollima
Stars: Tomas Milian, Donald O'Brien, Linda Veras
Requiescant (1967)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The son of a Mexican bandit comes upon a village that is under the thumb of a deranged former Confederate officer, who is--among other things--stealing land from the locals with phony land grants.

Director: Carlo Lizzani
Stars: Lou Castel, Mark Damon, Pier Paolo Pasolini
Action | Thriller | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Four men killed Django's brother a long time ago. A withdrawn rancher, a notorious card player, a despotic priest and a crazy albino with an obsession for gold. The relentless Django seeks for revenge and hunts them down without mercy.

Director: Mario Lanfranchi
Stars: Robin Clarke, Enrico Maria Salerno, Richard Conte
Day of Anger (1967)
Certificate: M Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A scruffy garbage boy becomes the pupil of a famed gunfighter, and the stage for confrontation is set when the gunman becomes unhinged and overruns the boy's town through violence and corruption.

Director: Tonino Valerii
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Lee Van Cleef, Walter Rilla
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Gary Hamilton, innocently sentenced to ten years in prison is released. When he comes out he promises himself to seek revenge on the guilty.

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Klaus Kinski, Peter Carsten, Marcella Michelangeli
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two drifters meet and soon become travelling companions. But one of them, Tim (Gemma), is being chased by a crazed killer and his band of gunmen to settle an old score. The two (Adore being... See full summary »

Director: Giulio Petroni
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Mario Adorf, Magda Konopka
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Enrico Maria Salerno ...
Richard Martin
Terry Jenkins ...
Ricky Shot
María Martín ...
Betty Starr
...
Billy Kane
Marco Guglielmi ...
Kramer
Cris Huerta ...
Vigonza (as Chris Huerta)
Massimo Sarchielli ...
Munoz
Jesús Puente
...
Train Porter
Valentino Macchi
Roberto Messina
Giancarlo Bastianoni ...
Sam
Guglielmo Bogliani
Gino Barbacane ...
Blonde Kane Henchman
Giancarlo Sisti
Edit

Storyline

Renowned gunman Richard Martin is traveling on a train, held up by Billy Kane, a former student of Martin's. Kane spares Martin, but only after shooting his hands. Years later, Martin meets an escaped convict, wrongly convicted for the train robbery. Martin trains his new student and both men seek out Billy Kane. Written by Tom Seldon <elpuro.msn.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

15 October 1967 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Bandidos - elä kostaaksesi  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

La ballata del treno
Performed by Nico Fidenco
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a solid spaghetti western
24 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Bandidos" is a great, action-packed revenge story that is set up by a very dramatic opening scene that has a rogue gunfighter meet up with the man who taught him to shoot. The gunfighter shoots his former friend in both hands, and then tells him to try to get revenge if he's able to hold a gun. The stage is set, and the film doesn't let up until the very end.

All the elements of a great spaghetti western are here. There is a cool music score, an engaging story, suspenseful gunfights, cheesy acting, a couple of great one-liners, and it is all done way over-the-top, like a good western should be. This movie is loaded with style, and style is the reason why the Italian westerns are so much more fun to watch than the ones made in the U.S.

There is a lot of great camera work in this movie. The interesting use of camera angles here gives the film a distinct character in much the same way that the use of close-ups marks the Leone westerns.

My favorite scenes in the movie are the ones that take place in saloons. There is one especially amusing one in which a man who has just lost a gunfight is sitting at a table drinking and harassing customers and saloon girls while he waits to die from his bullet wound. This old woman tells him to "hurry up and die," and he decides he wants to shoot one of the saloon girls so that he can take her to hell with him.

"Bandidos" is a must-see for anyone who likes their westerns Italian style.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Massimo Dallamano stoned_B
Discuss Bandidos (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?