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The Revengers (1972)

PG  |   |  Western  |  19 April 1973 (Mexico)
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The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict (William Holden) is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean,... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Benedict
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Hoop
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Job
Roger Hanin ...
Quiberon
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Zweig (as Rene Koldehoff)
Jorge Luke ...
Chamaco
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...
Cholo (as Jorge Martinez de Hoyos)
Arthur Hunnicutt ...
Free State
Warren Vanders ...
Tarp
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Arny
John Kelly ...
Whitcomb
Scott Holden ...
Lieutenant
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Morgan
Lorraine Chanel ...
Mrs. Benedict
Raúl Pérez Prieto ...
Warden (as Raul Prieto)
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The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict (William Holden) is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, lawless convicts to act as his posse as he pursues the gang responsible for the deaths of his loved ones. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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He bought six men out of hell and they brought it with them.

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Mary Ure was originally cast as Elizabeth Reilly but was forced to withdraw due to commitment to a London stage play. See more »

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When the Indians first charge the garrison, the first shot from the defenders' point of view shows dead Indians already in front of the defenses. See more »

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Hoop: He's in the hole! Yes, sir, the same hole we was in! I heard that, I almost wet myself laughing.
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a western which starts well but goes nowhere
31 January 2005 | by (villeurbanne, france) – See all my reviews

Take William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Susan Hayward and others strong actors, put them in the Wild West with a story of revenge and anger... With any director you should have a good western. But not with Daniel Mann: the poor soul handles his camera like if it was nine pound hammer, the script goes absolutely nowhere, trying to follow all the usual western movies tracks, including an appalling eyebrow to spaghetti western and Holden seems so tired and uninterested that you will be taking very hard not to close your eyes and take a good nap. The only bright (and moving) but very short scenes are when Holden and Hayward met together. Susan we miss you!


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