6.2/10
182
6 user 1 critic

The Unholy Four (1970)

Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta (original title)
A young man who has lost his memory, escapes from prison with three other convicts. The other men help him find back bits of his past, until they arrive at a village where two warring families recognize him. Apparently he has a reputation for being a fast gun, and he has been paid to kill a man - who says he is his father. His younger brother is jealous of the attention the prodigal son receives,... See full summary »

Director:

(as E.B.Clucher)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Pinkerton detective agency uncovers a plot to assassinate President James Garfield in 1881 Texas. The film, a "political" Spaghetti, is a very overt mirroring of the JFK Assassination in 1963.

Director: Tonino Valerii
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Warren Vanders, María Cuadra
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mann is a gunman informed by a childhood friend that his father was murdered years earlier by his mother and her lover. To make matters worse, Mann's sister, who is in love with his friend,... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Leonard Mann, Luciana Paluzzi, Pietro Martellanza
Massacre Time (1966)
Certificate: M Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A prospector must fight a sadistic man and his son who have taken over his ranch.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Franco Nero, George Hilton, Linda Sini
Companeros (1970)
Action | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Fernando Rey
Certificate: GP Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Army deserter Capt. Viktor Kaleb is offered a pardon and reinstatement in the cavalry if he agrees to lead a special forces group in a raid against an Apache stronghold into Mexico.

Directors: Burt Kennedy, Niksa Fulgosi
Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors
Action | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Various factions including a Mexican Bandit, a gang of Homosexual Cowboys and a Priest feud over stolen gold in a surreal town.

Director: Giulio Questi
Stars: Tomas Milian, Marilù Tolo, Piero Lulli
Texas, Adios (1966)
Action | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A Texan sheriff and his younger brother travel across the frontier into Mexico to confront the man who killed their father.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Franco Nero, Alberto Dell'Acqua, Elisa Montés
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Django and Santana are bounty hunters taking out bandits in a small Western town. An evil landowner smuggling illegal immigrants and the men that work for him have mighty fine prices on ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Garrone
Stars: Anthony Steffen, William Berger, Nicoletta Machiavelli
Viva! Django (1971)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Django is on the trail of some renegade outlaws who raped and killed his wife. En route, he rescues a horse thief from an impromptu hanging. He discovers the man knows who committed the murder. The men team up and head west for revenge.

Director: Edoardo Mulargia
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Stelio Candelli, Glauco Onorato
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Union soldier survives attempted murder to take revenge on three officers who betrayed his unit in battle.

Director: Sergio Garrone
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Paolo Gozlino, Luciano Rossi
Charleston (1974)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Enzo Barboni
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Ricky Bruch, Laura Becherelli
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Barboni
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Bud Spencer, Robert Middleton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonard Mann ...
Chuck Mool a.k.a. Ciakmull
...
Woody
Pietro Martellanza ...
Silver (as Peter Martell)
George Eastman ...
Hondo (as Luca Montefiori)
Helmuth Schneider ...
Joe Caldwell
Lucio Rosato ...
Tom Udo
Alain Naya ...
Alan Caldwell (as Alain Nayà)
Giuseppe Lauricella ...
Udo
Dino Strano ...
Sam
Andrea Aureli ...
Santiago (as Andrew Ray)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Sheriff
Luciano Rossi ...
Fair Poker Player
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Fat Bearded Townsman
Silvana Bacci ...
Saloon Girl
Umberto Di Grazia ...
(as Di Grazia Umberto)
Edit

Storyline

A gang of robbers sets a diversionary fire in a madhouse as part of their plot to steal a gold shipment. Four inmates escape together. One of them, an amnesiac, hopes to find out who he is and where he comes from. One of the robbers reveals his name, Chuck Mool, and other clues lead him and his fellow escapees to his hometown. There Chuck is reintroduced to his family. But then, maybe it's not his family. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 March 1970 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Chuck Moll  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Django: The One and Only (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A sadly overlooked masterpiece from the man who brought us the Trinity films.
10 October 2000 | by (Land O' Lincoln) – See all my reviews

Starting with the very first scene, this flawed masterpiece of pastaland gunslingin' grabs your attention and keeps it locked in until the final, intricately choreographed shootout.

When some bank robbers set fire to the local nut-house to create a diversion, four inmates manage to escape and take in on the run. One is an amnesiac who is searching for his identity and in the process the four find themselves on the trail of the bank robbers. The trail leads to a town where Chuck Mool's family is located, but who are they? And why is everyone in town deathly afraid of him?

The plot outline may not sound like much but this top-notch spag is excellently made with great camerawork, a well written script, exciting, intricately choreographed action and hell, even the costumes and sets are done with style.

It's not just plot that makes a classic spag, but character bits, atmosphere and action, and this one's got it in spades. One of the more amusing character moments is when Eastman finds Strode in the local church cheerfully playing the organ and singing hymns while an exhausted preacher, in fear of his life, is madly pumping the instrument.

From blazing infernos and barroom brawls to cat n' mouse gunfights in dark cemeteries this one is a winner from the first frame. Too bad nobody seems to know about it.


12 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Chuck Moll AntennaLGW
Discuss The Unholy Four (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?