MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,810 this week

Mr. Billion (1977)

 -  Drama | Comedy | Romance  -  3 March 1977 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 553 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 4 critic

Anthony Falcon is a billionaire. After he dies, he leaves his entire estate to his Italian nephew, Guido Falcone, a mechanic who wishes to be a cowboy. To get his inheritance, he has to go ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 461 titles
created 12 Oct 2011
 
list image
a list of 236 titles
created 07 Jul 2012
 
a list of 804 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
 
a list of 859 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 260 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Mr. Billion" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mr. Billion (1977)

Mr. Billion (1977) on IMDb 5.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mr. Billion.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Bambino tries to teach his brother Trinity how to become an outlaw, but the two wind up saving a pioneer family and breaking up an arms ring instead.

Director: Enzo Barboni
Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Yanti Somer
Western | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire.

Directors: Tonino Valerii, Sergio Leone
Stars: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two outlaws: "The doctor" (Bud Spencer) and the Indian Girolamo (Amidou) are helping villagers to fight a gang and a corrupt sheriff who has discover gold under the village.

Director: Michele Lupo
Stars: Bud Spencer, Amidou, Joe Bugner
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A drifter comes to town where his brother is sheriff. His brother is actually a robber who broke the real sheriff's leg and left him for dead, and became sheriff in order to hide out. They ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Barboni
Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias
Ace High (1968)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After Cacopoulos (Eli Wallach) manages to save himself from being hung on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens (Terrence Hill) and Hutch Bessy (Bud Spencer) of a lot of money and steals ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Colizzi
Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Eli Wallach
Western | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A mysterious gunfighter named Django is employed by a local crooked political boss as a hangman to execute innocent locals framed by the boss, who wants their land. What the boss doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Terence Hill, Horst Frank, George Eastman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Bull Webster is a taxi driver with some work problems on his hands: the Spider Corporation, a giant financial holding company, has decided to buy out his taxi co-operative in order to make ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Barboni
Stars: Bud Spencer, Carol Alt, Thierry Lhermitte
Charleston (1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Con-man tries to pull a fast one on what appears to be an easy prey, but his "victim" scams him for five million dollars!

Director: Marcello Fondato
Stars: Bud Spencer, Herbert Lom, Jack La Cayenne
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Medieval soldier of fortune Ettore is travelling through Europe with his partners looking for fight where they can earn some money. When they come across a Spanish castle under siege by the... See full summary »

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile
Stars: Bud Spencer, Franco Agostini, Enzo Cannavale
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Franco Rossi
Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Riding the Dark (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Rocco was an equestrian event instructor. His brilliant career was crushed by an infamous sentence for fraud and manslaughter: Fabrizio... See full synopsis »

Director: Salvatore Basile
Stars: Giada Arena, Francesca Cavallin, Marco Cocci
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A tender story of love and friendship in wich a man rediscovers the meaning of life and fights to defend the tradition of a type of cheese his family has produced for 400 years... See full synopsis »

Director: Vittorio Sindoni
Stars: Terence Hill, Michelle Bonev, Mattia Cicinelli
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Guido Falcone
...
Rosie Jones
...
John Cutler
...
Duane Hawkins
William Redfield ...
Leopold Lacy
...
Col. Clayton T. Winkle
...
Bernie
...
Sheriff T.C. Bishop
Kate Heflin ...
Lucy
Sam Laws ...
Pops Dinwitty
Johnny Ray McGhee ...
Carnell Dinwitty
David S. Cass Sr. ...
Boss Kidnapper (as Dave Cass)
...
Black Kidnapper
...
Italian Kidnapper
Frances Heflin ...
Mrs. Apple Pie
Edit

Storyline

Anthony Falcon is a billionaire. After he dies, he leaves his entire estate to his Italian nephew, Guido Falcone, a mechanic who wishes to be a cowboy. To get his inheritance, he has to go to California and within a specified time or the estate will fall under the control of the executor, John Cutler, who wishes that to happen. And it might just happen, cause Guido doesn't like to fly, so by the time he gets to America, he will just have enough time to get there. But running into some undesirable individuals, he loses all of his money and has to find a way to get there. Cutler has also sent Rosie Jones to try to get Guido to sign a paper, wherein he relinquishes all claims to the estate but she instead falls for him. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When a simply garage mechanic suddenly inherits a billion dollars, he gets more action, excitement, romance and riotous adventure than money can buy! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Windfall  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Final film of Chill Wills. See more »

Goofs

When Valerie Perrine is on the train and orders a drink, the attendant says it is a dollar and a half. The receipt she gets says $1.25, not $1.50. See more »

Connections

Features My Darling Clementine (1946) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Messy Adventure
21 February 2010 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

In this awful late 70's cross country adventure film, Italian actor Terence Hill plays Guido Falcone, the recipient of his recently deceased uncles estate. Guido lives in a small village in Italy where he fixes cars for a living. He is visited by John Cutler, his uncles former right-hand man at the Falcon Bank in San Francisco. He informs Guido that he has 20 days to make it to San Francisco, or the inheritance will be null and void. Soon Guido is in New York and Cutler is back in San Francisco. Cutler has his greedy eyes on Guido's money and new found power at the bank. So he hires the sexy Rosie Jones to seduce Guido on his was to California, and trick him into signing over power of attorney to Cutler. What follows is an episodic cross country lark involving kidnappings, cowboys, explosions, bar fights, car chases, gunfights and other misadventures.

This movie might have been tolerable if the leads could actually act. Terence Hill and Valerie Perrine are embarrassingly bad. Watching Terence Hill in this made me wonder if the directors just grabbed the first decent looking Italian guy they could find, rolled camera, and told him to read the cue cards.

Valerie Perrine, most well known (and funny) as Lex Luthor's main squeeze in the first two 'Superman' films, borders on bad camp in this. I must say her scenes were funny but not for the reasons intended. Her introduction scene is notably guffaw worthy.

But sadly, this isn't a good movie to watch to laugh at. Although there are a few unintentional howlers here and there, most of the movie is just plain boring.

There are some good aerial shots along the way, and Slim Pickens makes things a little more fun when he's on screen, but all in all this is a true dud.


1 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Complete Copy? Texian04
Discuss Mr. Billion (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?