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The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)

PG | | Action, Western | 1 August 1972 (USA)
Forced by personal circumstances, Marshal Chris Adams recruits a writer and five prisoners to help him eliminate a gang of Mexican bandits.

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Shelly
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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 David Bassler

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A Brand New Seven -- Doing Their Number! They put their lives on the line and let it ride!

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Action | Western

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La furia de los siete magníficos  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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The last in the original series of four "Magnificent Seven" movies. See more »

Goofs

When Chris and Noah go after Shelly, Chris goes back and forth between wearing a coat and not wearing a coat, and Noah goes back and forth between wearing a vest and not wearing a vest. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
[Laurie convinces Chris to stay with her]
Marshall Chris Adams: Skinner, you've just been demoted to deputy.
Mark Skinner: Yell, well that figures. I wouldn't have had much time for work anyway.
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Followed by The Magnificent Seven (1998) See more »

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The Magnificent Seven Ride Off Into The Sunset - Good Stuff!
31 May 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Despite sporting "The Magnificent Seven" in it's title, this is basically a B-movie with a budget, albeit a very good B-movie. This throws in revenge elements and a little Dirty Dozen style criminal recruitment to spice up the usual heroics of the title protectors.

After seven or so years of mainly spaghetti westerns, it's nice to see Lee Van Cleef (taking over hosting duties from Yul Brynner and George Kennedy) headlining a major American western.

It's also a lot of fun to see a slew of familiar faces sharing the screen with Van Cleef, like Gary Busy, Luke Askew, Ed Lauter, and William Lucking (who's finally getting some recognition as a co-star on "The Sons Of Anarchy") among others.

It's too bad that second-billed Stefanie Powers isn't given anything much to do besides looking good and kissing Lee Van Cleef, who's wife has been dead less than a week!

Another Dirty Dozen western knock-off, this one being Italian, is Massacre At Fort Holman, also known as A Reason To Live, A Reason To Die, starring James Coburn, Telly Savalas, and Bud Spencer. If you liked this, then that one is highly recommended too.


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