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Take a Hard Ride (1975)

 -  Western  -  29 October 1975 (USA)
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Rugged trail boss and reformed criminal Pike promises his honest wealthy employer Morgan that he will venture across the dessert to deliver $86,000 dollars in payroll money to a ranch in ... See full summary »

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Pike
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Kiefer
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Tyree
Catherine Spaak ...
Catherine
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Kashtok
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Kane
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Morgan
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Dumper
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Skave
Charles McGregor ...
Cloyd
Leonard Smith ...
Cangey
Ronald Howard ...
Halsey
Ricardo Palacios ...
Calvera
Robin Levitt ...
Chico
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Angel
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Rugged trail boss and reformed criminal Pike promises his honest wealthy employer Morgan that he will venture across the dessert to deliver $86,000 dollars in payroll money to a ranch in Sonora, Mexico. Pike makes an uneasy alliance with smooth, yet shifty gambler Tyree in order to successfully complete his dangerous mission. During their perilous trek Pike and Tyree encounter desperate prostitute Catherine and her loyal ace martial artist half-breed companion Kashtok. Meanwhile, ruthless bounty hunter Kiefer and numerous greedy others give dogged chase. Written by Woodyanders

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gambler | money | chase | mission | payroll | See more »

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29 October 1975 (USA)  »

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La lunga cavalcata  »

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With this cast, it can't miss (completely).
15 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

This predictable and formulaic Western will not blow you away with its brilliance, but it IS fun, carried along almost entirely by the strong presences of its top stars. Only Jim Kelly and his karate moves feel out of place. And it also must be mentioned that the big moment that you all (?) have been waiting for, a fight between Jim Brown and Fred Williamson, does arrive in this film....but the scene is terribly unrealistic-looking. (**1/2)


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