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The Beast (1970)
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Foul, twitchy, and deranged sex maniac Johnny Laster comes up with a plan to abduct a lovely young heiress in order to obtain her considerable inheritance. After said plan goes disastrously... See full summary »

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Johnny Laster
Gabriella Giorgelli ...
Juanita
Steven Tedd ...
Riccardo
Giovanni Pallavicino ...
Machete
Andrea Aureli ...
Riccardo's Father
Remo Capitani
Giuliano Raffaelli ...
Gary Pinkerton
Paolo Casella ...
Glen (as Paul Sullivan)
Grazia Di Marzà
Fiona Florence
Gioia Garson
Cristina Iosani ...
(as Cristina Josani)
Vittorio Mangano
Ivana Novak
Pilù
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Foul, twitchy, and deranged sex maniac Johnny Laster comes up with a plan to abduct a lovely young heiress in order to obtain her considerable inheritance. After said plan goes disastrously awry, Johnny and his gang become wanted fugitives. Written by Woodyanders

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12 September 1970 (Italy)  »

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Crazy Johnny
3 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A rare lengthy Kinski feature role as Crazy Johnny sex crazed outlaw who is wanted in San Francisco. Kinski's character is obsessed with raping women a sexual predator in the old west who has nothing more but stealing, raping, and killing on his mind. This movie maybe a major disappointment for many Spaghetti Western fans but not for many Klaus Kisnki fans. Overall it had two things going for it a great performance from Klaus Kinski and a great music score by Stelvio Cipriani.

Another story line which needed much more work done to it to be impactive but still fun to watch!

It would be nice to see this movie redone in the future. Since most old movies are being re-made nowadays.


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