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Lust in the Dust (1985)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  1 March 1985 (USA)
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A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.

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Abel Wood
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Marguerita Ventura
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Hard Case Williams
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Bernardo
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Father Garcia
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Ninfa, Whore at Marguerita's
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Big Ed
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Red Dick Barker
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Blackman, Hard Case Gang
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Mexican, Hard Case Gang
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Al Cantu ...
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Storyline

Dancehall "girl" Rosie Velez, lost in the desert, is helped to safety by gunman Abel Wood. In the town of Chili Verde, at the saloon of Marguerita Ventura, a word of a treasure in gold brings Abel into conflict with outlaw Hard Case Williams and his gang. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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He Rode The West... The Girls Rode The Rest! Together They Ravaged The Land!

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A Louca Corrida do Ouro  »

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Despite the notorious financial and critical failure of the epic western Heaven's Gate (1980), and the general decline of the genre around 1980, with other failures such as The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), within five years Hollywood had produced a slew of westerns. In 1985, in addition to this film, there were Silverado (1985), Pale Rider (1985) and Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985). ¡Three Amigos! (1986) followed in 1986. See more »

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Marguerita Ventura: You bitch!
Rosie Velez: Ever since I came here, you've done nothing but treat me like shit. Who the hell do you think you are? Yeah, I was a dance hall girl, but what makes you so high and mighty? You own a whorehouse! A whorehouse!... and with only three whores in it. One of them is just a senile old cow.
[aside to Big Ed]
Rosie Velez: No offense, honey.
[back to Maguerita]
Rosie Velez: And the other one's so new at it, she doesn't know which end to use. So what does that make you? The only whore in Chili Verde. Yeah, I came here for...
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Slight, but funny
25 July 2003 | by (Haddonfield, NJ) – See all my reviews

Paul Bartel's western-musical-sex farce may not be quite on par with his earlier black comedies, but it still has the good taste not to have any good taste. Plus, it's one of the few places where you can see a Divine performance outside of John Waters' oeuvre -- and boy, does he give a performance.

If you get the DVD, be sure to check out the bombastic trailer. It is quite a hoot.


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