MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 44,456 this week

Fantasma en el Oeste (1978)

 |  Action, Comedy, Western  |  1978 (Spain)
3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 38 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

A snake-oil salesman is chased across the desert by a gang of Mexican bandits. He finds out, however, that he is being protected by the spirits of Davey Crockett, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed.

Director:

(as Anthony M. Dawson)

Writers:

(story), (story) (as Gianni Simonelli) , 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 191 titles
created 08 Nov 2011
 
a list of 372 titles
created 30 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fantasma en el Oeste (1978)

Fantasma en el Oeste (1978) on IMDb 3.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fantasma en el Oeste.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Rugged trail boss and reformed criminal Pike promises his honest wealthy employer Morgan that he will venture across the desert to deliver $86,000 dollars in payroll money to a ranch in ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson
Death Rage (1976)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A retired hit-man decides to take one last job to avenge the murder of his brother by a mafia gang. An eager would-be mobster helps him.

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Yul Brynner, Massimo Ranieri, Barbara Bouchet
Blood Money (1974)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A martial artist joins a hard-hitting gunfighter in the search for treasure while bandits step into their way.

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Lieh Lo, Patty Shepard
Killer Fish (1979)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Lee Majors, Karen Black, Margaux Hemingway
The Squeeze (1978)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Karen Black, Edward Albert
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In a small Scottish village, horribly murdered bodies keep turning up. Suspicion falls upon the residents of a nearby castle that is haunted by a curse involving a killer cat.

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Jane Birkin, Hiram Keller, Françoise Christophe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Alberto Terracina ...
Napoleone B. Higgins (as Tom Scott)
Fernando Bilbao ...
Davy Crockett - Il fantasma (as Fred Harris)
Maribel Martín ...
Rosy
Rafael Albaicín ...
Paco
Ricardo Palacios ...
Capo messicano
George Rigaud ...
Il suo complice (as Jorge Rigaud)
Francesco Ferracini ...
Proprietario bisca (as Franco Ferracini)
Elsa Zabala ...
Nonna di Rosy
Barta Barri
Manuel de Blas
Maribel Hidalgo
Daniele De Luca
Luis Barboo
Frank Braña
Edit

Storyline

A snake-oil salesman is chased across the desert by a gang of Mexican bandits. He finds out, however, that he is being protected by the spirits of Davey Crockett, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

spaghetti western | ghost | See All (2) »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Western

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1978 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Hayaletler  »

Box Office

Gross:

ESP 18,083,564 (Spain) (3 September 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A ridiculously bad, yet somewhat surreal farce!
7 January 2001 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Known as Whiskey and Ghosts, and dubbed appallingly into English this is one of those rare films that is so bad it is funny. The story of the drunk ghost of Davy Crockett trying to coax an young man into going after some treasure is full of laughable invisible gags, some abysmal jokes that are far funnier than anything one could have planned and some of the shoddiest and just plain weird action scenes ever committed to film. However there is more here than just cheap laughs, there is also some rather bizarre and surreal scenes. These focus mainly on Davy Crockett's ghost as the other famous western icons (Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed etc.) attempt to convince him to join them as the Horse Riders In The Sky - which I guess is the wild west afterlife.

Fantasmas en el Oeste is film you have to see to believe, and surely the only whiskey/supernatural/western/comedy film out there - truly bizarre.


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

Message Boards

Discuss Fantasma en el Oeste (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?