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Ace High (1968)
"I quattro dell'Ave Maria" (original title)

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After Cacopoulos (Eli Wallach) manages to save himself from being hung on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens (Terrence Hill) and Hutch Bessy (Bud Spencer) of a lot of money and steals ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Cacopoulos
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Thomas
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Drake (as Kevin Mc Carthy)
Tiffany Hoyveld ...
Thomas' wife
Federico Boido ...
Drake's blond henchman (as Rick Boydi)
Armando Bandini ...
Bank cashier
Livio Lorenzon ...
Paco Rosa
Steffen Zacharias ...
Harold
Remo Capitani ...
Cangaceiro
Bruno Corazzari ...
Charlie
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Dante Cleri ...
Bankier, playing cards with Cacopoulos
Antonietta Fiorito
Isa Foster
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After Cacopoulos (Eli Wallach) manages to save himself from being hung on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens (Terrence Hill) and Hutch Bessy (Bud Spencer) of a lot of money and steals their horses. This results in a merry chase and Stevens and Bessy become unwilling allies in Cacopoulus' revenge against the people who deserted him and framed him to get their money back. Written by positrak

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Rated PG-13 for western violence | See all certifications »
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The second teaming of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. See more »

Quotes

[Cacopoulos holds up a wealthy young man]
Cacopoulos: So don't worry, I just need a small amount. Just enough for the bare necessities.
[looks at the money]
Cacopoulos: Well, no. Money corrupts men, it softens him. So to keep you young and pure, I think I'll take everything.
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Referenced in De familie Knots: Omkoperij (1981) See more »

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A great comedy/western
28 September 2003 | by (Premiere Video (Dallas, Tx)) – See all my reviews

The second, and in my opinion the best in the Cat Stevens/Hutch Bessy trilogy, ‘Ace High' has enough fun for everyone to come out and play. Everything from the heist to the violence was done in a light-hearted way, and without a hint of pretension. Eli Wallach joins the party for this film and, as a testament to the quality of actors involved, does not steal every scene he is in. He is par for the course, however, which means he does an outstanding job in a supporting role. Director Colizzi went on to direct a few more films, but overall had a short-lived career, which is unfortunate because he tells a great story, and doesn't shy away from adding humor in awkward places, or generally being a little unconventional. If you're a fan of spaghetti westerns you'll understand a lot of the humor herein, but even for the casual viewer there's plenty to keep you entertained. Rating: 26/40


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