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Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die! (1968)

Oggi a me... domani a te! (original title)
GP | | Thriller, Western | June 1971 (USA)
A man, released after a jail term for a crime he did not commit, raises a gang to go after the man who framed him.

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Bill Kiowa (as Montgomery Ford)
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O'Bannion
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Jeff Milton
Jeff Cameron ...
Moreno
Franco Borelli ...
Bunny Fox (as Stanley Gordon)
Dana Ghia ...
Mirana Kiowa (as Diana Madigan)
Teodoro Corrà ...
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Aldo Marianecci ...
Barber
Michele Borelli ...
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Umberto Di Grazia ...
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Franco Pechini ...
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Nazzareno Natale
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James Elfego
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After five years in jail, Bill Kiowa is released and he hires four skilled men for his gang: the tough O'Bannion; the sheriff Jeff Milton; the gunman Bunny Fox; and the gambler Francis 'Colt' Moran, using the money his father gave to him. Bill seeks revenge against the sadistic leader of the Comancheros James Elfego, who killed his Indian wife Mirana Kiowa and framed Bill that was sent to prison. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Brutal! Violent! Savage!

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Thriller | Western

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Today It's Me  »

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Brett Halsey didn't believe in this movie and opted to use a the pseudonym Montgomery Ford so people wouldn't associate him with it. The film ended up being his most successful ever and to this day he's credited as Montgomery Ford in Italy. See more »

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Brett Halsey leads band of 5 to avenge his wife's murder
12 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!" (1968) is a really solid, beautifully done spaghetti western. The story is very straightforward. It's five men, all acquainted with killing, including Brett Halsey, their leader who assembles this band in the movie's first 30 minutes so that we know them as distinct characters, but all expert, professionals. Halsey's wife was murdered before his eyes 5 years by Tatsuya Nakadai, who now heads a band of 20 or more comancheros. What great casting for a villain and how mesmerizing a performance he turns in.

There is a stagecoach robbery by his band early on that's got some excellent stunt work. Beyond that, it delights me merely to see the horsework and the steeds at a gallop photographed so beautifully. The season appears to be late autumn and there is some occasional snow on the ground. The scenery is nice. It's 5 men against 30 and so guerilla tactics are necessary.

Not an elaborate movie in terms of plot or sets, mostly being outdoors, it gets the job done of our vicariously experiencing the pursuit and deadly combat with a bad bunch.


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