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Director:
Writers:
Budd Boetticher (story)
Albert Maltz (screenplay)
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Release Date:
16 June 1970 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
CLINT EASTWOOD...the deadliest man alive...takes on a whole army with two guns and a fistful of dynamite!
Plot:
Set in Mexico, a nun called Sara is rescued from three cowboys by Hogan, who is on his way to do some reconnaissance... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
" I figured there was only going to be one funeral, Catholic! " See more (54 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Shirley MacLaine ... Sara

Clint Eastwood ... Hogan
Manuel Fábregas ... Colonel Beltran (as Manolo Fabregas)
Alberto Morin ... General LeClaire
Armando Silvestre ... 1st American
John Kelly ... 2nd American
Enrique Lucero ... 3rd American
David Estuardo ... Juan
Ada Carrasco ... Juan's Mother
Pancho Córdova ... Juan's Father (as Poncho Cordoba)
José Chávez ... Horatio (as Jose Chavez)
Pedro Galván (as Pedro Galvan)
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' (as Jose Angel Espinosa)
Aurora Muñoz

Xavier Marc
Hortensia Santoveña (as Hortensia Santovena)
Rosa Furman
José Torvay (as Jose Torvay)
Margarito Luna
Javier Masse
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Directed by
Don Siegel 
 
Writing credits
Budd Boetticher (story)

Albert Maltz (screenplay)

Produced by
Carroll Case .... producer
Martin Rackin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
 
Cinematography by
Gabriel Figueroa (director of photography)
Robert Surtees (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Robert F. Shugrue 
 
Art Direction by
José Rodríguez Granada  (as Jose Rodriguez Granada)
 
Set Decoration by
Pablo Galván  (as Pablo Galvan)
 
Makeup Department
Evelina Casas .... hair stylist
Margarita Ortega .... makeup artist
Frank Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
William Davidson .... unit production manager
Alfonso Sánchez Tello .... unit production manager (as Alfonso Sanchez Tello)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
René Cardona .... second unit director (as Rene Cardona)
Joseph C. Cavalier .... assistant director (as Joe Cavalier)
Joseph C. Cavalier .... second unit director (as Joe Cavalier)
Manuel Muñoz .... assistant director (as Manuel Munoz)
 
Sound Department
Jesús González Gancy .... sound (as Jesus Gonzalez Gancy)
Ronald Pierce .... sound
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Frank Brendel .... special effects
León Ortega .... special effects (as Leon Ortega)
 
Stunts
Buddy Van Horn .... stunt coordinator
Buddy Van Horn .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gabriel Torres .... second unit cameraman
Bruce Surtees .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carlos Chávez .... costumes (as Carlos Chavez)
Helen Colvig .... costumes
 
Editorial Department
Juan José Marino .... film editor: Mexico (as Juan Jose Marino)
Arnold Baker .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stanley Wilson .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Salvador Gutiérrez .... transportation captain (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Leon Charles .... dialogue coach
Humberto Gurza .... animal wrangler (uncredited)
Miguel Gurza .... animal wrangler (uncredited)
'Chema' Hernandez .... livestock coordinator: Mexico (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
116 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 (cut) | UK:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (1987) (1993) (2002) | USA:GP | USA:M (original rating) (Approved No. 22115) | USA:PG (re-rating) | West Germany:16 (nf)
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Trivia:
The Finnish title of the film is "Kourallinen dynamiittia", which translates into English as "Fistful of Dynamite". This is actually the alternative English title of dollar-trilogy director Sergio Leone's film Duck, You Sucker (1971).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Early in the picture, near the end of the lady in distress scene, "Sister" Sara motions with her arm while explaining the things the dead men did to her, and we can see that her underarms are recently shaven; this couldn't have happened to a woman "in the middle of nowhere" who hasn't been in an area where she could have shaved for a long time.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
One of Sara's molesters:Look at that! Look at it!
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Sam HallSee more »

FAQ

Wasn't dynamite invented in 1867?
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18 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
" I figured there was only going to be one funeral, Catholic! ", 10 October 2007
Author: thinker1691 from USA

When the French army took control of the country we call Mexico, they counted on one factor to help them subdue the population, . . . fear! The use of Fear, through, intimation, torture, and outright execution worked, but not in the way they thought it would. The French brutality had an effect alright, it had the disastrous consequence of cementing the people, their friends and hundreds of mercenaries into an avenging force. Although there are many stories of the revolution, several stand out as movie classics. The Professionals, is one favorite, another is, "Two Mules for Sister Sara." In this story we have an American mercenary (Clint Eastwood) named Hogan who has bitter memories of the Civil War and decides to try for a quick Gold fortune in Mexico. He agrees to help Mexican Col. Beltran (Manuel Fabregas) take the French Garrison in exchange for half the treasury. Along the way, Hogan is joined by a traveling Catholic Nun, named Sister Sara (Shirley MacLaine) who has more secrets than just fear of being captured by the French. Innicially captured by three whiskey drinking rouges who strip, humiliate and threaten the beautiful Nun, she becomes a surprising and necessary ally. In their wondering, they save each other's life until the end, when Hogan is completely shocked with Sister Sara as she reveals her most guarded secret. I loved the movie, especially it's memorable and haunting theme at the beginning of the film. Superb! ****

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Best American Western? josie_wales2005
Sara, too convincing as a nun? mac4545
Clint is a cross between... lolabrw
Sister Sara is deaf, deaf, deaf... zerodegreesk
How How How ??? jmmgausa
Shirley McClaine is beautiful. GlutisBaximusInc
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