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Amigo, Stay Away (1972)
"Amico, stammi lontano almeno un palmo" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  4 February 1972 (Italy)
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When, after serving a three-year sentence, Ben Bellow is released from prison, Charlie Logan is waiting for him. Not to hug him. Not to welcome him. Just to let him know, a bit bluntly for ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Giuliano Gemma ...
Ben Bellew
George Eastman ...
Charlie Logan
Vittorio Congia ...
Alan Smith
Giacomo Rossi Stuart ...
Hawkins, Pinkerton detective (as Giacomo Rossi-Stuart)
Luciano Catenacci ...
Kurt (as Luciano Lorcas)
...
Sarah
Remo Capitani ...
Charro
Nello Pazzafini ...
Butch (as Giovanni Pazzafini)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gioia Desideri
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Betrayed Poker Player
Carla Mancini ...
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Storyline

When, after serving a three-year sentence, Ben Bellow is released from prison, Charlie Logan is waiting for him. Not to hug him. Not to welcome him. Just to let him know, a bit bluntly for sure, that he does not want to hear from him again. His wish will not be granted as the the two sworn enemies constantly reconnect, rob a bank together and go through a million adventures while hating each other's guts... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Comedy | Western

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Finnish censorship visas: 1) delivered on 14-12-1972 (cinema) 2) T-81210 (VHS), delivered on 11-12-1990. See more »

Quotes

Ben Bellew: Count the banknotes in the bag
Charlie Logan: Yep, Ben
Ben Bellew: Yes, did you count them?
Charlie Logan: Yeah.
Ben Bellew: How many are there?
Charlie Logan: About twenty.
Ben Bellew: Twenty? You crazy? Did you look well?
Charlie Logan: Yeah, about twenty HORSEMEN. We're in for it!
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Let It Rain, Let It Pour
Music by Gianni Ferrio
Lyrics by Stefan Grossman
Sung by Stefan Grossman
Produced by Cinevox Record
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The Odd Couple
11 March 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Ben and Charlie (Giuliano Gemma and George Eastman) are two bottom-feeding criminals and ex-partners, who no matter how much they hate and try to avoid one another, keep crossing paths. Before long they re-team and end up embarking on a crime spree, that despite their ineptitude, turns them into notorious outlaws and puts them in the path of many colorful and dangerous characters.

Very much a product of it's time (the early 70's), with it's rambling, character-driven narrative, it's a bit loose and episodic during it's first half. Once it gets going though, this free-spirited action-adventure is consistently amusing and a lot of fun, with Gemma and Eastman very appealing.

Production values are pretty good, as is the photography by Aristide Massacesi, better known as Joe D'Amato, director of several infamous sex and gore films, often starring Eastman.


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