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The Revengers (1972)

PG | | Western | 19 April 1973 (Mexico)
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)
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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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Ernest Borgnine initially had trouble getting into character to play the unhinged villain Hoop. As he was in the midst of a messy divorce from his fourth wife at the time, he decided to rope in his acrimonious feelings regarding his wife, which helped him find the tenor of his performance. 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 »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Prime Cut (1972) See more »

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William Holden Western with Susan Hayward
5 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

William Holden, my candidate for the perfect American born leading Man with a series of hit films such as Sunset Blvd, Golden Boy, Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, Picnic, Bridges of Toko Ri, The Bridge On The River Kwai, The Horse Soldiers, Suzie Wong, made this film at the near end of his fabled career. Directed by Daniel Mann, the film was shot in Mexico, and some of the scenes and photography to me seemed a bit murky, but it could have been the print I saw. Released by Cinema Center Films which tried to become a major studio, the action is fast paced. The film features 3 Oscar winners Holden, Ernest Borgnine and in a small cameo Susan Hayward. The Producers should have enlarged the role Ms. Hayward played. After all the tough lady we all know and love would have been part of the posse.

A fine film that could have been better.


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