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Villa Rides (1968)

Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico.



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Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing women's hearts as they go. But each has a nemesis among his friends: Arnold is tormented by Fierro, Villa's right-hand-man; and Villa must face possible betrayal by his own president's naiveté. Written by Steve83

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Release Date:

20 September 1968 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Pancho Villa  »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


One of the extras in the film, playing a Mexican guerrilla girl, is Turkish singer Seyyal Taner. She would later receive notoriety for scoring no points in the 1987 Eurovision song contest. See more »


Near the end of the movie they show a street scene that is supposed to be El Paso Texas but on the side of a building it advertises the Oklahoma Wigwam the newspaper from the book and movie Cimarron. See more »


Parral Station Lieutenant: Stop for inspection.
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Referenced in The Story of Eloise (1976) See more »

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I saw t his movie back in 1968 and...
29 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie back in 1968. Thought it was excellent then...and my opinion has not changed in all these decades.

Charles Bronson and Robert Mitchum give wonderful character portrayals. The action keeps coming and coming, and what may seem like down time still has you wondering what is going to happen next.

Those of you who are fans of Charles Bronson may (or may not) like his character in this movie, but being the wonderful actor he is..he plays the bad guy beautifully!

The scenery is authentic and the sets are true to the story. And it was the first time I remember seeing Yul WITH hair!

This is a must see in any year!

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