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Chato's Land -- After killing a sheriff in self-defense during a skirmish in an "all white" saloon, Chato, an embittered Apache half-breed, is pursued across the parched Western desert by a disreputable, ragtag white posse led by ex-Confederate officer.  Eventually, the pursued and the pursuers will become reversed after some members of the posse rape Chato's squaw -- an act that will convert Chato into a savage, vengeful warrior.

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Director:
Writer:
Gerald Wilson (written by)
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Release Date:
24 June 1972 (Japan) See more »
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Tagline:
The scream of his victims is the only sound he makes. See more »
Plot:
After Pardon Chato, a mestizo, kills a US marshal in self-defense, a posse pursues him, but as the white... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
group of men take on one man, and regret it See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Bronson ... Pardon Chato

Jack Palance ... Capt. Quincey Whitmore

James Whitmore ... Joshua Everette

Simon Oakland ... Jubal Hooker

Ralph Waite ... Elias Hooker

Richard Jordan ... Earl Hooker

Victor French ... Martin Hall
Sonia Rangan ... Chato's woman
William Watson ... Harvey Lansing
Roddy McMillan ... Gavin Malechie
Paul Young ... Brady Logan
Raul Castro ... Mexican scout
Lee Patterson ... George Dunn
Roland Brand
Peter Dyneley ... Ezra Meade
Hugh McDermott ... Bartender
Celestino González (as Celestino Gonzalez)
Florencio Amarilla
Verna Harvey ... Shelby Hooker
Sally Adez ... Moira Logan
Clive Endersby ... Jacob Meade
Rebecca Wilson ... Edna Malechie
Luis Amarilla

Richard Basehart ... Nye Buell
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rudy Ugland ... Will Coop (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Winner 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gerald Wilson  written by

Produced by
Michael Winner .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Fielding 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Paynter (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael Winner (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Manolo Mampaso 
 
Makeup Department
Mariano García Rey .... makeup artist (as Mariano Rey)
Antonio López .... hair stylist
Richard Mills .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Clifton Brandon .... production supervisor
José María Rodríguez .... production manager (as Jose Maria Rodriguez)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stefano Capriati .... assistant director
Peter Price .... assistant director
Antonio Tarruella .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Rafael Ablanque .... assistant art director
Ray Traynor .... property master
Barry Wilkinson .... stand-by props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Paddy Cunningham .... sound recordist
Russ Hill .... dialogue editor
Christopher Kent .... sound recordist
Terry Rawlings .... dubbing editor (as Terence Rawlings)
Ken Barker .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Hugh Strain .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Antonio Parra .... special effects
 
Stunts
John Landis .... stunts (uncredited)
Miguel Pedregosa .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Antonio Luengo .... still photographer
Douglas F. O'Neons .... assistant camera (as Douglas O'Neons)
Raúl Pérez Cubero .... camera operator: second unit (as Raul Perez Cubero)
Anthony Troke .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ron Beck .... wardrobe master
 
Editorial Department
Frederick Wilson .... supervising editor (as Freddie Wilson)
 
Music Department
Jerry Fielding .... conductor
Dick Lewzey .... music engineer (uncredited)
Greig McRitchie .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Lennie Niehaus .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pamela Carlton .... continuity
Stephen Cory .... production assistant
Rudy Ugland .... chief wrangler
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
110 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-15 (2010) (uncut) | Finland:K-16 (1972) (original rating) (uncut) | Finland:K-16 (1972) (re-rating) (heavily cut) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:18 (original rating) | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:16 (1972) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:18 (cut) | USA:PG | West Germany:16 (f)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Hooker ranch house and barn are the same as the McBain house and barn in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: As Captain Whitmore walks down the street in the opening sequence, the direction of his shadow changes from behind him and to his right to in front of him and to his left.See more »
Quotes:
Nye Buell:After your first cup, Harv, you're blind anyway. And after your second, you're darn glad you're blind!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)See more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the British BBFC 18 DVD and the Uncensored Version?
Is the US PG Version completely uncensored?
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16 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
group of men take on one man, and regret it, 9 April 1999
Author: helpless_dancer from Broken Bow, Oklahoma

I loved the theme of this film. A group of mouthy, arrogant, drunken hillbillies go after a man for killing someone in self defense. They are foolish enough to chase him into his own terrain where he has the advantage. One of Bronson's best.

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