MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,976 this week

Fasthand (1973)
"Mi chiamavano 'Requiescat'... ma avevano sbagliato" (original title)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 65 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

(1972) Alan Steel, William Berger, Frank Brana, Gill Roland, Celine Bessy. A gang of former confederates lay siege to a Cavalry fort, killing everyone except for Steel, whom they torture mercilessly.

Director:

(as Frank Bronston)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 17 titles
created 22 Apr 2011
 
a list of 124 titles
created 08 Aug 2011
 
a list of 729 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 
a list of 268 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 43 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fasthand" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fasthand (1973)

Fasthand (1973) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fasthand.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

Secret Agent Bart Fargo chases the kidnappers of the inventor of a death ray.

Director: Gianfranco Baldanello
Stars: Gordon Scott, Delfi Mauro, Nello Pazzafini
Devil Fish (1984)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.

Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Valentine Monnier, Gianni Garko
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A bounty-hunter (Dean Reed) is hired by the residents of a small town on the Mexican border to stop a series of gold robberies by marauding outlaws who are coordinated by the town's corrupt banker.

Director: Paolo Bianchini
Stars: Dean Reed, Pietro Martellanza, Piero Lulli
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

On his own wedding day, sheriff Pat Garrett must leave and try to arrest two bank robbers.

Director: Mario Caiano
Stars: Rod Cameron, Ángel Aranda, Horst Frank
Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A gang of vicious outlaws lead by the crazed Black Burt Keller abduct Jessica Colby and decide to flee to Mexico. Shrewd bounty hunter Django and saintly roving gunslinger Sartana join ... See full summary »

Directors: Demofilo Fidani, Diego Spataro
Stars: Jack Betts, Franco Borelli, Gordon Mitchell
California (1977)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Michele Lupo
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, William Berger, Miguel Bosé
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Mario Bianchi
Stars: Craig Hill, Nuccia Cardinali, Gilberto Galimberti
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Director: Mario Bianchi
Stars: Calogero Caruana, Antonella Dogan, Alicia Leoni
Get Mean (1975)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Tony Anthony, Lloyd Battista, Raf Baldassarre
Afyon oppio (1972)
Thriller | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Ben Gazzara, Silvia Monti, Fausto Tozzi
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

On the run from the police in Athens, a man named Jason has in his possession a microfilm eagerly sought by both criminal gangs and government agencies.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Ty Hardin, Michael Rennie, Paola Pitagora
The Hired Gun (1975)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Tonino Valerii
Stars: Fabio Testi, Renzo Palmer, Claudia Marsani
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sergio Ciani ...
Jeff Madison (as Alan Steel)
William Berger ...
Machedo
Frank Braña ...
Quincy (as Frank Brana)
Fernando Bilbao ...
Duero
Gilberto Galimberti ...
Harrueco (as Gill Rolland)
Celine Bessy ...
Swan
Francisco Sanz ...
Smart
Karin Well ...
Mary Cruz (as Welma Truccolo)
Ettore Ribotta ...
Bank manager
Sergio Dolfin
Stefano Oppedisano
Francesco D'Adda ...
Bank employee
Aldo Cecconi
Angelo Boscariol
Filippo Perego
Edit

Storyline

(1972) Alan Steel, William Berger, Frank Brana, Gill Roland, Celine Bessy. A gang of former confederates lay siege to a Cavalry fort, killing everyone except for Steel, whom they torture mercilessly.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

23 August 1974 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Fasthand  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

ESP 14,165,050 (Spain)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Jeff Madison: You made a mistake, Machedo. You should've killed me when you had the chance before.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Scraping the bottom of the barrel
14 November 2007 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Towards the end of the Italian western wave, ca. 1972-74, the movies tried either to be comedies or particularly violent. "Mi chiamavano Requiescat, ma avevano sbagliato" is an example for the latter, including bloody killings (for example with a fork through the throat) and torture with a branding iron. Madison (Alan Steel of 'Hercules' fame) has his right hand crippled by the bandit Machedo (William Berger). Madison decides to become an avenger, so he buys a black coat, black boots, a black hat and a black horse for the right look. For two years, he follows Machedo's gang, waiting the perfect time to strike. This opportunity comes when he can hide gold from a bank robbery. Madison knows this will attract Machedo, but the most interesting question of the movie is: how can he shoot him, because he can't use his right hand?

Alan Steel remains expressionless, while Berger is overacting. Not much to be seen of a director's style (Bianchi continued his career directing adult movies!) and the music is somewhat too modern for a western. The buildings of the western town have seen better times and are almost falling to pieces. A very, very cheap production scraping the bottom of the barrel. Worth a look for fans of William Berger, maybe, as he plays a really mean villain.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Fasthand (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?