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

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  3 September 1969 (USA)
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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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Cast

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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dante Cleri ...
Bankier, playing cards with Cacopoulos
Antonietta Fiorito
Isa Foster
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Storyline

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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Trivia

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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Edited into Spaghetti Western Trailer Show (2007) See more »

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Tough boys Hill and Spencer

The comical duo Bud Spencer and Terence Hill are teamed with a likable crook played by Eli Wallach.Hill as Cat Stevens and Spencer as Hutch Bessy show the western people what they are made of.Wallach as Cacopoulos is fantastic with the stories about his grandfather.And another veteran actor Kevin McCarthy makes a great character as Cacopoulos' third enemy, the sniveling casino owner Drake.All these people work great together in Ace High from 1968.There are some great scenes in this western comedy.Bud boxing with the champion is brilliant.Guess who wins.The sequence in the end with the roulette table and the violin...beautiful, just beautiful.These movies bring me back to my childhood, back to the early 90's.Those were the days Bud Spencer and Terence Hill ruled the world.


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