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Dollar for the Dead (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  11 October 1998 (USA)
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In this tribute to the old time spaghetti westerns with a liberal dose of modern Hong Kong film-making thrown in, Emilio Estevez assumes Clint Eastwood's "man with no name" role. Estevez ... See full summary »

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Col. Skinner (Redleg commander) (as Johnathan Banks)
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In this tribute to the old time spaghetti westerns with a liberal dose of modern Hong Kong film-making thrown in, Emilio Estevez assumes Clint Eastwood's "man with no name" role. Estevez plays a super-quick gunman on the run from a rancher (Long) and his men out to kill him for killing his son. The gunman gets mixed up with a former Confederate soldier (William Forsythe) who has knowledge of hidden gold. The only trouble is he is also pursued by Union soldiers. When they free a man (Ed Lauter) with part of the map to the gold, they then are also pursued by Spanish soldiers. It all leads to a small Mexican town terrorized by soldiers and led a by a good priest (Joaquim De Almeida) who also has knowledge of the gold. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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Dooley: I don't mean to pry or nothing, but it's just... I wonder how a man gets such bad enemies.
Cowboy: I never had any good ones.
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cool cowboy, hot action
17 March 1999 | by (Bristol, England) – See all my reviews

There is really very little to criticise in this action-packed movie, that`s pure entertainment all the way. The plot may be a little thin, but it is filmed in true Spaghetti western style: the hero remains in the grey area of good and bad and says little, but he knows how to shoot and the action scenes are fast and very `operatic`. `Dollar` is well cast: no one will replace Clint Eastwood as the mysterious cowboy with no name, but the much under-rated Emilio Estevez is an excellent choice. Estevez has the ability to say as much with a look as with words and so few actors nowadays can do this. In the same way as he previously brought Billy the Kid to life, he does a splendid job with the Cowboy. A thoroughly enjoyable movie ! Carole Zorzo/ England


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