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Buddy Goes West (1981)

Occhio alla penna (original title)
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.

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Buddy
Joe Bugner ...
Sheriff Bronson
Piero Trombetta ...
Popsy Logan
Carlo Reali ...
Sarto
Sara Franchetti ...
Widow Gordon
Renato Scarpa ...
Logan
Riccardo Pizzuti ...
Colorado Sim
Andrea Heuer ...
Romy Gordon
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Girolamo / Eagle Eye
Marilda Donà ...
Mrs. Robinson
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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. Written by Martin Ct <mrcote@mediom.qc.ca>

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6 March 1981 (Italy)  »

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Some great gags, a superb soundtrack and one very irritating sidekick
4 April 2016 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Bud Spencer wanders into a small town, gets mistaken for a doctor and winds up protecting the town folk from a gang of thugs and a corrupt sheriff.

Both Spencer and director Michele Lupo have done better, separately and together. But that is not to say that Buddy Goes West is a bad film. It has a couple of great gags and enjoyable moments (the food duel between Spencer and the sheriff is great fun) and the soundtrack by Ennio Morricone is absolutely superb (if only for the music, this late spaghetti western should be interesting for fans of the genre).

Now for the bad: I can watch Spencer do his grumpy comic persona is almost anything, to be perfectly honest, but when he's not with Terence Hill he sometimes falls back on irritating sidekicks (see also Jerry Calà in Bomber, made one year later). And in that respect, Buddy Goes West takes the cake. Morrocon actor Amidou (Sorcerer) plays a dim witted Indian who hops around like an idiot and mimics Native American speak by uttering words like 'Witchita' and 'Dakota' and plain old mumbo-jumbo in rapid succession. Of course it's politically incorrect, but I don't mind that. What I do mind is that Amidou is really tiresome in the role and not funny at all. I try to imagine Buddy Goes West with a less moronic sidekick. It would have been much better.


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