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Death Rides a Horse (1967)
"Da uomo a uomo" (original title)

 -  Western  -  31 August 1967 (Italy)
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In the Old West a little boy witnesses the murder of his family by gunmen and grows up with plans to track them all down, and kill them.

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Walcott / Bandito
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Burt Cavanaugh
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Paco / One-Eye
José Torres ...
Pedro (as Jose Torres)
Felicita Fanny ...
Ragazza del villaggio
Ignazio Leone ...
Ex-pastore
Archie Savage ...
Vigro - Mulatto
Franco Balducci ...
Sceriffo / Sheriff
Romano Puppo ...
Vice sceriffo / Deputy Sheriff
Walter Giulangeli ...
Sr. Meceita - Padre di Bill
Elena Hall ...
Sra. Meceita - Madre di Bill
Vivienne Bocca ...
Sorella di Bill
Carlo Pisacane ...
Capostazione - Holly Spring
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Storyline

As a child, Bill witnesses the murder of his family by four robbers. Fifteen years later, he embarks on his revenge. During his quest, he crosses paths with Ryan, an ex-con who wants the money the robbers owe him. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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murder | framed | revenge | boy | gunfighter | See more »

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This is revenge... And there's nothing sweet about it! See more »

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Western

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Rated R for some western violence | See all certifications »

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31 August 1967 (Italy)  »

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Trivia

The original title of the film was "Duel in the Wind." Lee Van Cleef came up with the Italian title while discussing the movie with John Phillip Law who sighted the film was a "man to man" story. Van Cleef remarked, "Why don't they call it 'From Man to Man'?" The Italian producers liked how it sounded in Italian ("Da Uomo a Uomo") so much they used it. And then the film was subsequently retitled "Death Rides a Horse" in English speaking markets, which Law said he never liked. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Bill Meceita (John Phillip Law), he is practicing his shooting. The first revolver he shoots, a six-shot Colt Peacemaker, turns out to be a 9 shooter, and the second is an 11 shooter. See more »

Quotes

Bill: [Challenging Burt Cavanaugh to a duel] Piano player - Hit three notes!
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Connections

References Rio Bravo (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Death Rides A Horse (Vocal version)
Composed by Maurizio Graf and Ennio Morricone
Performed by Raul Lovecchio
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The expressive eyes make dialog practically unnecessary.
13 June 1999 | by (Tuscaloosa) – See all my reviews

On a remote Firebase in Vietnam, we received a 16mm movie each day by helicopter. We typically watched about 3:00AM in our small fire direction center (FDC). "Death Rides a Horse" was delivered at least 15 times in 10 months. We were moved by the expressive eyes and dramatic stares throughout the movie. After several viewings, we'd decided to leave the sound off and provide our own dialog. This movie was a great tension buster in the middle of undesired action. Thank you Lee VanCleef!


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