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A Bullet for Sandoval (1969)
"Los desesperados" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Western  |  May 1970 (USA)
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A soldier deserts his outfit the night before a major battle, after receiving an urgent message. He heads across the border to Mexico to marry his pregnant girlfriend before she gives birth... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Don Pedro Sandoval
George Hilton ...
John Warner
Annabella Incontrera ...
Rosa
Alberto de Mendoza ...
Lucky
Leo Anchóriz ...
Monk
Gustavo Rojo ...
Guadalupano
Manuel de Blas
Manuel Miranda ...
Francisco
José Manuel Martín ...
Cross-Eyed Guy
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Sam
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Andrea Aureli ...
Morton
Luis Barboo
Charly Bravo
José Guardiola
Andrés Mejuto
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A soldier deserts his outfit the night before a major battle, after receiving an urgent message. He heads across the border to Mexico to marry his pregnant girlfriend before she gives birth. Her father had forbidden their marriage, but the soldier is determined. Circumstances turn the soldier into an outlaw who vows vengeance on everyone involved. Written by ms_sunshine

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A gritty story of seething hatred and thrilling adventure.

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Rated PG-13 for western violence | See all certifications »
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Sometimes it is falsely claimed the movie was co-directed by Lucio Fulci, but this is not true. Actor George Hilton has stated so in many interviews. See more »

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No bullet, just a lot of bull!
31 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Saturday continues with another Spaghetti western with Ernest Borgnine and George Hilton.

The story takes place during the Civil War. Hilton got Borgnine's daughter pregnant, and she died delivering. Hilton comes back to marry her, finds, out she's dead, and takes the baby, who dies because no one would defy Don Pedro Sandoval (Borgnine) and give him milk.

After the baby dies, he flips and gathers some murderers to get revenge on all who were responsible, particularly Sandoval.

Great knife fight between the two of them at the end, and I assure you it wasn't a bullet that did him in.

Good action throughout.


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