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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

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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Comedy | Western

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4 November 1971 (USA)  »

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(Eastmancolor) (english version)| (Technochrome)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Italian movie with the highest number of viewers in Italian theaters until 1986. 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

Passerby: Hi there, Sheriff.
Bambino: Shut up.
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Connections

Followed by Trinità & Bambino... e adesso tocca a noi! (1995) 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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The best Spaghetti-Western ever
10 November 2004 | by (Eskilstuna, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I am Italian and I have seen many spaghetti-western productions in my life. This movie is by far the best ever produced. The sequel is comparatively poor and not recommended. The two main characters work astoundingly well together and play at their fullest potential. A special mention to the "Mayor", for once a very likable "bad guy", and its irony. The movie is much stronger in the first half when it builds up tension and expectations. The first few minutes when Trinità is eating beans are simply legendary. The ending is. on the opposite of all other movies made by the couple, not really "happy" and I did like it. This movie mixes many ingredients together and the result is a wonderful and tasty juice. Recommended! 9/10


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