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Charro! (1969)

G  |   |  Western  |  13 March 1969 (USA)
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Jess Wade is falsely accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.

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Jess Wade is falsely accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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On his neck he wore the brand of a killer... On his hip he wore vengeance. See more »

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Western

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13 March 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Come Sundown, Come Hell  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Elvis Presley was paid for $850,000 which was more than half of the budget. Also Mr. Presley was paid 50% of profit. See more »

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Gunner: [clicks his rifle and points it at Jess Wade as he steps out of the tavern] Where are you going? Mr. Go-Straight Wade!
Vince Hackett: Hey, Jess! Now you should've never left me, Jess! We miss you, couldn't you tell?
Jess Wade: [slowly responding] I figured.
Vince Hackett: All right, Billy, see what he's got on him.
Billy Roy Hackett: [looking and walking around Jess, laughing as he speaks] I'd say he's got on him uh... boots... pants... some kind of shirt... some kind of hat! That's what I'd say he's got on him, Vince.
Vince Hackett: [Vince slaps Billy down] Take out his ...
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Charro!
Words and Music by Billy Strange and Mac Davis (as Scott Davis)
Sung by Elvis Presley
On RCA Records
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A must see. Elvis is an ex-outlaw trying to go straight.
29 November 1999 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Elvis Presley plays Jesse Wade who tries to leave a gang of thieves led by Victor French. Jesse's neck is branded in order to frame him for stealing a Mexican war cannon. Jesse becomes sheriff as one of the gang is arrested. The bad guys now threaten the town with cannon fire until the leaders little brother is released from jail. Elvis sings only the title song under the credits. This is a different Elvis, with beard and a hat hung low over his eyes. Well known critic, Leonard Maltin, calls this a BOMB! Produced, directed and written by Charles Marquis Warren, this flick is better than the bad rap it has received. Also in the cast are Ina Balin, Solomom Sturgess, and Lynn Kellogg.


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