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The Night Before Christmas (1994)

Botte di Natale (original title)
Two brothers who hate themselves are going to spend Christmas with their mother. She tries to get them together.

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Maw
Neil Summers ...
Dodge
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Two brothers who hate themselves are going to spend Christmas with their mother. She tries to get them together. Written by Jan Lipsansky <jan.lipsansky@czech-tv.cz>

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How the West was almost lost

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Comedy | Family | Western

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Rated PG for comic western violence and language | See all certifications »
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22 December 1994 (Italy)  »

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The Fight Before Christmas  »

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Bud Spencer and Terence Hill's last film in which they starred together. See more »

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Followed by Trinità & Bambino... e adesso tocca a noi! (1995) See more »

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enjoyable rental for longtime fans
17 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The story and the acting are up to the Trinity standard, but whose voice did they use for Bud Spencer? Far from the grainy growl supplied in Trinity, the big man sounds like a chipmunk in Troublemakers. Really distracting.

If you are a fan of the 1972/1973 Trinity movies, you will enjoy this later release as a sort of bittersweet reunion of the two actors in a similar western. If you have no history with the originals, I highly recommend you pick up the Trinity movies first. The Troublemakers is very hard to find in the US but can usually be found on ebay (VHS). I only wish they had done My Name is Nobody with Bud Spencer instead of Henry Fonda-- that's how essential Bud Spencer is to the team.


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