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

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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
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 Ferck)
Eduardo Fajardo ...
General Duarte
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Colonel Enrique Fierro
José Manuel Martín ...
Mexican Soldier
Francisco Nieto
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Storyline

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. Written by TOM SELDON <Sabata@Premier.co.uk>

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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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PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

23 December 1971 (Italy)  »

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Bad Man's River  »

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Gross:

ESP 31,213,031 (Spain)
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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Colonel Fierro: Are you afraid of the dark, my dear?
Montero: The only thing she is afraid of is poverty.
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Famous trio protagonist in a Western with loads of action and amusement
13 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

The film deals with the bandit Roy King ( Lee Van Cleef ) and his band ( Gianni Garco, Simon Andreu, Jess Hahn ) that are robbing trains and banks along Mexican border . King is deceived by his recent wife ( Gina Lollobrigida ) and a Mexican revolutionary ( Daniel Martin ) and offer to collaborate in an attempt to blow up an arsenal for a reward about one million dollars , but he will be double-crossed . They'll confront the Mexican army commanded by a nasty Mexican general ( Eduardo Fajardo ) and his underling ( Aldo Sambrell ) and are besieged in a fort governed by a nutty revolutionary colonel ( Sergio Fantoni ).

This is an average Western with humor and action . The film is plenty of gunplay, irony, shoot'em up, comedy with tongue in cheek and is quite entertaining . The movie gets comic remarks of the spoof Western genre originated on the late decade of the 60s by the directors Burt Kennedy and Andrew McLagen and stretch out to Italian Western with the Trinity series ( Terence Hill and Spencer ). Lee Van Cleef as outlaw chief is humorous though very old , Gina Lollobrigida is attractive and James Mason finds himself miscast . Besides appears the usual secondaries as Gianni Garko ( Sartana ), Eduardo Fajardo ( villain in hundreds Western as Dianjo ), Aldo Sambrell ( secondary in Leone Westerns ),Ricardo Palacios, Barta Barry, Dan Van Husen... The picture is shot in Almeria ( Spain ) where during the 60s and 70s were filmed innumerable Spaghetti Western. The motion picture is regularly directed by Eugenio Martin who made among others , terror films ( Horror express ) and more Spaghetti ( The bounty Killer , Requiem for a gringo and Pancho Villa ) . Rating : Mediocre but amusing .


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