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When the notorious outlaw El Diablo kidnaps a schoolgirl, her teacher, an Easterner named Billy Ray, decides to rescue her. Incompetent to track her alone, Billy Ray enlists the aid of an unscrupulous gunman. Written by
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El Diablo's guns remain cocked while still in the history holsters. A seasoned gun fighter would never do that. See more »
When the heroes trick the guards of El Diablo's hideout into taking a group picture, the last guard that dies is shot with two arrows, and the second arrow has a guiding wire that is clearly visible. See more »
What you lookin at?
[catching Billy Ray staring at his leg brace]
Billy Ray Smith:
[stares away quickly]
Damn right! There ain't nothin there.
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Colorful characters, played by colorful actors almost push "El Diablo" beyond average, but not quite. There are several laugh out loud situations, but not enough to cover 108 minutes of this uneasy mixture of comedy and western. Lou Gossett and Anthony Edwards carry the film, with nice support from John Glover, Joe Pantoliano, and Robert Beltran. Unfortunately the straightforward fish out of water story is too simple and seems stretched to the max. There are a couple of instant classic lines however, my favorite being "You look a man straight in the back and then shoot him". I'm sure no horses were harmed during this movie either. LOL - MERK
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