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Bad Man's River (1971)
"El hombre de Río Malo" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  23 December 1971 (Italy)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roy King
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Alicia
Simón Andreu ...
Angel Santos (as Simon Andreu)
Diana Lorys ...
Dolores
Gianni Garko ...
Ed Pace (as John Garko)
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Canales
Jess Hahn ...
Tom Odie
Daniel Martín ...
False Montero
Luis Rivera ...
Orozco
Lone Fleming ...
Conchita (as Lone Ferk)
Eduardo Fajardo ...
General Duarte
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Colonel Enrique Fierro
José Manuel Martín ...
Mexican Soldier (as Jose Manuel Martin)
Francisco Nieto
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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.

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The gang, the rebels, the army. She sold them all down BAD MAN'S RIVER (UK poster) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Western

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23 December 1971 (Italy)  »

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ESP 31,213,031 (Spain)
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2.35 : 1
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Montero: I'm the goose that lays the golden eggs.
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Busy Revolutionary Comedy
25 March 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Lovable rogue Lee Van Cleef steals from banks and blows things up for a living. He and his gang are hired by James Mason to explode an Army munitions stockpile in Mexico, using a luxury riverboat as a base of operations, only to be pulled into a bigger scheme that digs them even deeper into the revolution.

Like most of the Mexican Revolution spaghetti westerns (A Bullet For The General being one exception), this is an acquired taste. Production values are a little iffy and it does run out of steam a bit near the end. On the whole though, there's certainly a lot of action and adventure to make up for it's shortcomings.

A Spanish-made, but American-produced minor addition to the genre, this benefits from the participation of Hollywood veterans Philip Yordan and Bernard Gordon, as well as Van Cleef, Mason, and a few familiar European favorites like Aldo Sambrell, Eduardo Fajardo, Gianni Garko, Diana Lorys, and the beautiful Gina Lollabrigida.

An oddball soundtrack goes from really dated vocal-quartets, to early-seventies style hard rock, with a marching band in-between!

Recommended mainly for Van Cleef fanatics.


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