Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the ... See full summary »
Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's... See full summary »
Lee Van Cleef,
Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out ... See full summary »
Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill ... See full summary »
Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of ... See full summary »
Lee Van Cleef,
Luke, an escaped convict, and Jaroo, a loner gold prospector, team up with a band of Apache Indians in 19th century Mexico to capture a large, heavily armed fortress for the millions -- or ... See full summary »
Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes. Written by
When Noah is interviewing Chris for a biography, Noah asks about an Indian siege the Chis participated in. Chris lists the others involved and mentions Bat Masterson. It is the only time in the film series that a real life gunfighter is mentioned. Bat Masterson was a gunfighter who was famous for being the Sherriff of Ford County, Kansas based in Dodge City. See more »
The movie takes place in Mexico, but throughout the movie, Joshua trees are shown in the background as well as the main scene. Joshua trees are indigenous to the Mohave desert areas of Calif, Nevada and Arizona only, there are none in Mexico. See more »
[Laurie convinces Chris to stay with her]
Marshall Chris Adams:
Skinner, you've just been demoted to deputy.
Yell, well that figures. I wouldn't have had much time for work anyway.
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The fourth and final film in the series has Mexican bandits doing more harm so Marshall Chris Adams (Lee Van Cleef) finally agrees to go after them as well as trying to serve some of his own personal justice. Along with the help of six other criminals, Adams sets out to protect the people and get his job done at all costs. THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RIDES! doesn't really feel like any of the three previous films and in fact I'd say it comes off more like a rip-off of THE DIRTY DOZEN than anything else. The film starts off pretty good but I think it quickly falls apart once our center story takes front stage. The first portion of the film deals with a lot of morality as the Marshall has a man behind bars but Adams' girlfriend and the guilty man's mother talk him into giving the kid a second chance. This turns out to be the wrong move and I thought this portion of the film contained some nice drama and a story that really dragged you in. Once the "magnificent seven" stuff started it just seemed like we've been here and done that way too often before. I will say that the film at least offers up some pretty good action scenes, although the majority of them are just gunfights. None of them are overly memorable or ground-breaking but they're all entertaining enough. Lee Van Cleef is always dependable and he makes for a good lead here. The rest of the supporting cast, including a young Gary Busey, are good but they still lack something when compared to previous films. THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RIDE! closed out the series on a weak note but Western fans might want to check it out.
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