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They Call Me Trinity (1970)

Lo chiamavano Trinità... (original title)
A lazy, unorthodox gunfighter and his portly, horse-thieving brother defend a Mormon settlement from a land-grabbing Major and his henchmen.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steffen Zacharias ...
Jonathan
Dan Sturkie ...
Tobias
Gisela Hahn ...
Sarah
Elena Pedemonte ...
Judith
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Maj. Harriman
Ezio Marano ...
Frank Faina / Weasel
Luciano Rossi ...
Timmy / Timid
Ugo Sasso ...
Sheriff Zoppo
Remo Capitani ...
Mezcal
Riccardo Pizzuti ...
Jeff
Paolo Magalotti ...
Major Henchman
Vito Gagliardi
Antonio Monselesan ...
Bounty Killer
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Storyline

A drifter comes to town where his brother is sheriff. His brother is actually a robber who broke the real sheriff's leg and left him for dead, and became sheriff in order to hide out. They team up against the local land baron who is trying to get rid of the Mormon settlers in a valley he wishes to own. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Look out! Here comes Trinity... See more »

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Comedy | Western

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4 November 1971 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The iconical scene where Trinity (Terence Hill) slaps a bad guy while quickdrawing his gun has been only slightly accelerare, the actor had to actually practice that moves for a week, at his house, on a pillar of his veranda. Later he admitted that his wife was actually worried in seeing her husband slapping and pointing a gun for hours to a piece of concrete. See more »

Goofs

The theme lyrics state that Trinity "keeps alive with his Colt .45." In fact, the revolver Trinity uses throughout the film is a Griswold & Gunnison .36 sporting a Colt Model 1851 barrel, also .36 caliber. See more »

Quotes

Trinity: Well, I'm not lookin' for trouble.
Bambino: You never knew how to do anything else.
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Referenced in Santa Maradona (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

They call him Trinity
Written by Franco Micalizzi (as F. Micalizzi), Harold Stott (as L. Stott)
Performed by Annibale E I Cantori Moderni
(Annibale Giannarelli and Alessandro Alessandroni's "I Cantori Moderni" chorus)
Courtesy of Carosello C.E.M.E.D., Italy
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A true gem of western/comedy movie.
13 March 2000 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I first saw this Trinity movie in the mid-seventies and laughed and snickered through it. Recently, I watched it again, and found that it held up well over the past decades, and recommend it highly. The humor in this movie is both subtle and broad. The lead actors, Terence Hill and Bud Spencer, slyly parody spaghetti western stereotypes without hamming it up. They do a masterful job at underplaying their characters' brotherly dislike of each other. There is plenty of broad humor too. Trinity is so scruffy and dirty that when he sits down to eat, puffs of dust fly up. The production values are generally pretty high; this doesn't look like a cheap movie. But the dubbing, as in any dubbed movie, is very obvious. Still, this is a highly enjoyable movie.


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