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Blood Money (1974)
"El kárate, el Colt y el impostor" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  April 1976 (USA)
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A martial artist joins a hard-hitting gunfighter in the search for treasure while bandits step into their way.

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(as Anthony M. Dawson)

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(only credited in Spanish version),
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Lieh Lo ...
Ho Chiang (as Lo Lieh)
Patty Shepard ...
Russian mistress & Her twin-sister
Femi Benussi ...
Italian mistress
Karen Yeh ...
Chinese mistress
Julián Ugarte ...
Yancey Hobbitt
Erika Blanc ...
American mistress
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Storyline

During a hold-up in the Wild West, Dakota kills a rich old Chinese man, Wang. Later, he is captured, sentenced, and is about to be hanged - but he never profited from Wang's death- only finding the photographs of his four widows and a fortune cookie. Meanwhile, Lo comes to America in search of his uncle's fortune after his family is held hostage. He frees Dakota from the Hangman, since he's the only one who can help find Wang's fortune. Now, the difficult part will really start... the Treasure hunt. First they need to locate the four clues, a tattoo on each of Wang's widow's butts, then uncover the fortune while being hunted by a religious fanatic/ ex-confederate soldier who is on to their game. Written by Artemis-9

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The fastest gun in the West joins with the most brutal hands in the East!

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Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Release Date:

April 1976 (USA)  »

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Gross:

ESP 31,270,834 (Spain) (3 March 2000)
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Putting "Blood Money" in perspective .................
17 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Blood Money", also known as "The Stranger and the Gunfighter", is an interesting combination of gun play and flying fists. Lee VanCleef may not be at the top of his game, but the unusual and entertaining story makes up for any edge he might have lost. I found more humor here than in any of the "Trinity" films. If you look at the entertainment value alone, I would say this is about on a par with "Death Rides a Horse" or "Kid Vengeance". It is definitely inferior to "The Good the Bad and the Ugly", "For a Few Dollars More", and "The Big Gundown". Overall, I would recommend "Blood Money" as a must see for Lee VanCleef fans. - MERK


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