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My Name Is Nobody (1973)

Il mio nome è Nessuno (original title)
PG | | Western, Comedy | 17 July 1974 (USA)
A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire.

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Storyline

Jack Beauregard, once the greatest gunslinger of the Old West, only wants to move to Europe and retire in peace, but a young gunfighter, known only as "Nobody," idolizes him and wants to see him go out in a blaze of glory. He arranges for Jack to face the 150-man gang known as The Wild Bunch and earn his place in history. Written by lonamer

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DEM 8,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

While walking through Boot Hill, Nobody points out to Beauregard that one of the names on a gravestone is Sam Peckinpah. That same year, Clint Eastwood, in High Plains Drifter (1973), had a Boot Hill scene that included Sergio Leone's tombstone, as well as a number of others. See more »

Goofs

When the wild bunch is riding up to the train toward the end of the movie you can visibly see a tire laying out in the field. See more »

Quotes

Jack Beauregard: You're sure trying hard to make a hero out of me.
Nobody: You're that already. You just need a special act, something that'll make your name a legend.
Jack Beauregard: What I don't understand is what difference it makes to you.
Nobody: If a man is a man, he needs someone to believe in.
Jack Beauregard: I've met all kinds in my life. Thieves and killers. Pimps and prostitutes. Con men and preachers. Even a few fellas that told the truth. The kind of man you're talking about, never.
Nobody: Maybe you've never met them. Or hardly ever. But they're the ...
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References The Lady from Shanghai (1947) See more »

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Buona Fortuna, Jack (Good Luck, Jack)
Written and Performed by Ennio Morricone And His Orchestra
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Il Mio nome è Nessuno: A lavished Western-comedy
20 June 2003 | by (Örebro, Sweden) – See all my reviews

"Il Mio nome è Nessuno" might be one of the most lavished comedies ever. It isn't just funny, it has a interesting plot and is overall ambitious. Even if it isn't Sergio Leone's best film, it is a film with a personal touch (a thing you can find in most of Leone's work).

Terence Hill was funny in the Trinity-movies, here he has another but maybe similar role. Nobody is not as charming as Trinity, but is still one of the big, colorful Leone-characters. Try not mix up "Il Mio nome è Nessuno" with the Trinity-movies, it is different, more clever and less straight forward (I like those films as well).

Henry Fonda ... wow. He is just great. Even here. And what about Ennio Morricone's score? Superb might be the right word.

Do not think of this film as some crap, if you do so, you are way wrong and might be positively surprised.

Rating: 8 of 10.


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