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Sonny and Jed (1972)
"La banda J. & S. - Cronaca criminale del Far West" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  March 1974 (USA)
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A determined sheriff pursues a robber and his girlfriend, and lets nothing stop in his way of catching them.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Jed
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Sonny
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Sheriff Franciscus
Eduardo Fajardo ...
García
Rosanna Yanni ...
Lidia
Franco Giacobini ...
Padre de jed
Herbert Fux ...
Merril
Werner Pochath ...
Pistolero (as Wernet Pochat)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Aller
Laura Betti ...
Betty
Pilar Climent
Gene Collins ...
Hotelero (as Gene Collings)
Álvaro de Luna ...
Sheriff
Mario Talleri
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A determined sheriff pursues a robber and his girlfriend, and lets nothing stop in his way of catching them.

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Genres:

Comedy | Western

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Release Date:

March 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bandera Bandits  »

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Gross:

ESP 20,701,574 (Spain)
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2.35 : 1
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Jed: [eating a bowl of pasta] Whoever thought of spaghetti was a genius. He must have made a damn fortune.
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A vulgar spaghetti western unlike any ever made
19 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Sergio Leone, the king of spaghetti westerns, would never have dreamed of making a western like "Sonny and Jed." It is a poignant film that was considered daring at the time of its release and is now labeled by many as a cult classic. Tomas Milian, who took the stage name "Tomas" after his prime role model: Tomas F. Dobb, plays Jed in an unforgettable role initially intended for Rodney Dangerfield. Susan George plays Sonny, Jed's one-true love and partner-in-crime. This is a "Bonnie and Clyde" of the west. It isn't a great film, but it seems to entertain most of the time. The best performance in the film, by far, is by Telly Savalas. He plays a blind sheriff who is determined to catch Sonny and Jed dead or alive by using any means necessary BY HIMSELF! Savalas steals every scene he is in and rightfully so. The final line in the film, "Sonny, I love you, you M**********r!", is right up there with the final line in "Gone with the Wind". Some believe it's more touching than the "Gone with the Wind" line. This is one of those hard to find films like "A Town Called Hell", "Blood and Guns", and "Villa Rides." Get it if you can.


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