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Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

 -  Western  -  29 April 1969 (Japan)
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A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal army prison.

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

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

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Fernando Rey is the only actor besides Yul Brynner to appear in two Magnificent Seven films. He played a priest in Return of the Seven (1966) and the captured leader of the revolutionaries in Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969). See more »

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During the beginning of the attack on the prison you can see a string attached to the knife that is thrown at the guard in the tower. See more »

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


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