Hilarious and outrageous comedy from a red-hot trio of Latino headliners on their sold-out national tour! With the biting social commentary of Carlos Mencia (29 PALMS, COMIC RELIEF VI), the... See full summary »
When Andy and Elizabeth buy a farm in Vermont, they can't imagine the trouble that awaits them. Andy has quit his job as a sports journalist and is planning to use the peace and quiet of ... See full summary »
George Roy Hill
Madolyn Smith Osborne,
Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher, Los Angeles journalist, really lives for his profession. As Jane Doe, he publishes articles that have caused several heads to roll in the past. Now, Fletch is at it... See full summary »
Joe Don Baker,
Three out of work silent movie actors are accidentally drawn to a Mexican village that is being harassed by a gang of outlaws. The three, 'Ned', 'Lucky Day' and 'Dusty Bottoms' play 'Lone Ranger' types in their movies, but must play their parts for real now. Written by
John Landis said in an Empire magazine piece on the film that it was taken out of his hands in post by the studio and heavily edited. It had its first scene cut for instance. See more »
After Ned "fell from sky", Dusty seems to be in his 'Three Amigos' costume once again, although he was wearing one of El Guapo's gang member's clothing just seconds ago. Even though if we assume that he was wearing El Guapo's man's cloth on his own costumes, this time how Dusty has his Three Amigos hat is unknown. See more »
Yo, cowboy. Why don't you come down here and sit on my lap? I wanna show you something.
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Underrated, Underappreciated, and Misunderestimated
5 reasons to love this film: 1. The sight of Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) telling the incomprehensible, self-indulgent story of when he met Dorothy Gish ("you know, Lillian's sister") to a bunch of patient, albeit bored Mexican kids. 2. Lucky Day (Steve Martin) trying to get his buddies' attention as they break into the studio--progressing from an owl's soft "hoo" to a crowing "LOOKUPHERE...LOOKUPHERE" 3. The opening song and Elmer Bernstein's great score (he also scored the classic comedies "Animal House" and "Stripes") 4. The Three Amigos singing "My Little Buttercup" in a Mexican cantina 5. The Amigos fighting back tears as Lucky Day informs his buddies that, in fact, they have been summoned not to perform, but actually to fight the evil El Guapo--Martin Short's tearful line, "Why am I in Mexico?" is hilarious, almost as funny as Steve Martin's follow-up, "I've been shot already!"
This is an intelligent comedy, one that pokes fun not only at the mythology of the Hollywood western, but at Hollywood itself. The three Amigos is a delight to watch, and a great addition to any family's film collection.
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