MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 764 this week

The Bull of the West (1972)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  1972 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 164 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

Two episodes of the TV series "The Virginian" edited together: "Duel at Shiloh" (2 Jan. 1963) and "Nobility of Kings" (10 Nov. 1965).

Writers:

(original screenplay), (original screenplay), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 6334 titles
created 01 Apr 2013
 
a list of 319 titles
created 14 Sep 2013
 
a list of 5 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Bull of the West (TV Movie 1972)

The Bull of the West (TV Movie 1972) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Bull of the West.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.

Director: Eugenio Martín
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, James Mason, Gina Lollobrigida
Barquero (1970)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Warren Oates, Forrest Tucker
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Charles Bronson, Juan Fernández, Perry Lopez
The Meanest Men in the West (TV Movie 1978)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A compilation of two episodes of "The Virginian" TV western series. Season 1 episode "It Tolls For Thee" (1962) guest star Lee Marvin, and season 6 episode "Reckoning" (1967) guest star Charles Bronson.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin, Samuel Fuller
Stars: Charles Grodin, Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson
The Virginian (1962–1971)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Rebel vet, O'Meara has refused to surrender when Lee does at Appomatox. O'Meara travels west and after escaping from, he joins the Sioux and takes a wife. After denouncing himself as an ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller
Stars: Rod Steiger, Sara Montiel, Brian Keith
The Family (1970)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.

Director: Sergio Sollima
Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Michel Constantin
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.

Director: René Clément
Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Marlène Jobert
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the ... See full summary »

Director: George McCowan
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers, Michael Callan
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The idle son of a rich businessman joins the army when the U.S.A. enters World War One. He is sent to France, where he becomes friends with two working-class soldiers. He also falls in love... See full summary »

Directors: King Vidor, George W. Hill
Stars: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth
4 for Texas (1963)
Western | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.

Director: Robert Aldrich
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Bonnard, Sergio Leone
Stars: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Ben Justin (archive footage)
Geraldine Brooks ...
Georgia Price (archive footage)
Gary Clarke ...
Steve (archive footage)
...
Judge Garth (archive footage)
...
Man from Virginia (archive footage)
...
Deputy Emmett Ryker (archive footage)
...
Spinner (archive footage)
...
Johnny Wade (archive footage)
...
Ben Tully (archive footage)
...
'Bear' Suchette (archive footage)
...
Trampas (archive footage)
...
Mary Justin (archive footage)
Robert Random ...
Will Justin (archive footage)
...
Gilly (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

Two episodes of the TV series "The Virginian" edited together: "Duel at Shiloh" (2 Jan. 1963) and "Nobility of Kings" (10 Nov. 1965).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

archive footage | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Vengeance is the spur.

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vengeance Is the Spur  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from The Virginian (1962) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Horrible Mix
13 June 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The Bull of the West which I saw under the title of Hot Lead is a mix of about three shows from The Virginian television series, spliced together and released in the overseas market as a feature film.

Guys like George Kennedy, Charles Bronson and Brian Keith are all featured in separate stories that get illogically edited together to form a most incoherent motion picture. I suppose it was just a cheap attempt to capitalize on a lot of movie names. It was one cheap film to make since all that was involved was editing.

Unless you are either a stargazer, a fan of The Virginian or like all the guest stars in general, I'd pass this one by. Run do not walk to the remote to change channels when it's one.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Bull of the West (1972) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?