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The Four of the Apocalypse... (1975)

I quattro dell'apocalisse (original title)
Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit.

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Stubby Preston
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Emanuelle 'Bunny' O'Neill
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Clem
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Bud
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Sheriff of Salt Flat
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Chaco
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Follows the adventures and travels of four petty criminals in 1873 Utah whom include gambler and swindler Stubby Preston, pregnant prostitute Bunny O'Neal, drunkard Clem, and a mental disturbed man, named Bud, who's obsessed with the dead. The quartet travel aimlessly through the Utah Badlands looking for food, water and people to swindle, while they are harassed by a villanous Mexican bandit, named Chaco, whom Stubby vows revenge after the bandito sexually assaults Bunny. Written by Anonymous

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12 August 1975 (Italy)  »

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Four of the Apocalypse  »

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Trivia

Lynne Frederick shed real tears in her crying scene with Fabio Testi. See more »

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When Stubby takes the doll from the dead little Swiss girl, she moves her left hand. See more »

Quotes

Chaco: Chaco is the name my friend, and I would be very happy to join your group.
Stubby Preston: Nobody invited you.
Chaco: But I did. I'm a damn good hunter you know. Wherever you go you'll have a piece of meat every day.
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Soundtracks

Stubby (You're Down and Out)
Music by Franco Bixio, Fabio Frizzi, & Vince Tempera
Words by Rink Greenfield & Peter Cook
Sung by Greenfield & Cook and Benjamin Franklin Group
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Fulci's Apocalypse
5 May 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

A fairly entertaining mix of director Lucio Fulci's usual excesses and a bit of rambling seventies style pretentiousness, Four Of The Apocalypse isn't a film I'd easily recommend to non-Fulci fans, though some spaghetti western aficionados might find it interesting.

Cult stars Fabio Testi, Michael J. Pollard, Harry Baird (in his final film), and Lynne Frederick are all good. However, squinty-eyed villain Tomas Milian is extremely nasty and steals the film from them, despite only limited screen-time, particularly when he feeds the four stars peyote and spits alcohol into the mouth of craven drunk Pollard, before forcing him to bark like a dog!

Late in the film, the film's unrelentingly downbeat tone gives way to a heart-warming sequence reminiscent of 3 Godfathers and a satisfying revenge finale.

The dated soft-rock score is pretty terrible though.


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