MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 963 this week

Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

G  |   |  Western  |  29 April 1969 (Japan)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 1,415 users  
Reviews: 30 user | 5 critic

A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal army prison.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 07 Oct 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Guns of the Magnificent Seven.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the ... See full summary »

Director: George McCowan
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers, Michael Callan
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy
Stars: Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller, Julián Mateos
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

A modernization of the classic western in which the Cowboys are a struggling local amateur soccer team, the Indians run a nearby Tandoori restaurant and the bandits are a group of menacing ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Wooding
Stars: Robert Vaughn, Sean Pertwee, Phillip Rhys
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Reiner Schöne, Giampiero Albertini
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A bandit leader endowed with supernatural powers by his sorceress mother makes yearly raids on a peasant village. However, the women of the village come into possession of a magic sword, ... See full summary »

Directors: Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei
Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Brad Harris
Sabata (1969)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of ... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, William Berger, Ignazio Spalla
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Director: John Sturges
Stars: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.

Director: Giancarlo Santi
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Alberto Dentice, Jess Hahn
Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Just before the turn of the Century two young outlaws team up for a historic ride. Based on historical references, the "True Story" of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
Stars: David Clayton Rogers, Ryan Browning, Rachelle Lefevre
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Scheerer
Stars: Michael Douglas, Lee Purcell, Joe Don Baker
The Magnificent Seven (Video 1999)
Short | Western | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Lyle is sent by the corporation to learn about "The Magnificent Seven," and arrives in an Old West town where everyone but him knows the phrase refers to a new Toyota pickup.

Stars: Chuck Campbell, Rebecca Cross, Don Dugan
Action | Western

Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.

Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio, Matt Bomer
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Keno
...
Max
...
Cassie
Scott Thomas ...
P.J.
...
Tony Davis ...
Emil
...
Frank Silvera ...
Lobero
...
Tina
...
Miguel
Luis Rivera ...
Lt. Prensa
George Rigaud ...
Gabriel (as Jorge Rigaud)
...
Edit

Storyline

A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal army prison.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Magnificent Seven are back - and they don't aim to please.

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

29 April 1969 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Vuelven los siete magníficos  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Despite playing one of the leads Joe Don Baker only speaks 21 times. See more »

Goofs

Playing cards in the bar scene where the Seven are gambling with one another have numbers. The playing cards of the Old West did not have the number printed on them, only the symbols. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Col. Diego: Where is the meeting?
Tortured Prisoner: In the church.
Col. Diego: Is Quintero with them?
Tortured Prisoner: Yes.
See more »

Connections

Followed by The Magnificent Seven (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The cowards die many deaths... the brave only one
18 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Guns of the Magnificent Seven is directed by Paul Wendkos and written by Herman Hoffman. It stars George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Monte Markham, Reni Santoni & Joe Don Baker. Music is by Elmer Bernstein and Antonio Macasoli is the cinematographer. It's the second sequel to The Magnificent Seven which was based on Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. Plot finds Kennedy and his assembled group of gunmen hired to rescue a revolutionary from a Mexican dictator.

Routine but very watchable entry in the "Seven" franchise. It's nicely casted with Kennedy, Whitmore, Baker and Bernier Casey effective, and the photography from Macasoli is pleasing and makes the Spanish location feel period Mexico. There's also good value in the writing as regards the characters and their hang-ups, while the climax is high on noise and adrenalin. Clearly not a patch on the original film, and when it all comes down to it this film wasn't wanted or needed. But as it is it's a decent time filler for those after a bit of standard gunslinging adventure. 5.5/10


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'You were as cool as the other side of the pillow' ejoe1
Cave of the Rats bullit2513
Cousin? nick_c_p
Col Diego learningtree72
Discuss Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?