Degueyo (1966) Poster

(1966)

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10/10
Among The Best Spaghetti Westerns I've Seen
Johnboy122125 November 2007
This would rank among the best of the best when it comes to spaghetti westerns, in my opinion, largely because of the performance of the actor, Dan Vadis.

His Ramon is one of the most despicable and sadistic characters I've ever seen, therefore he's a joy to watch. Vadis was among the best actors (of the exported American body builders), rivaling Steve Reeves and all the others. He appeared comfortable on screen, as though he felt at home. His good looks and stunning body were nice to look at, yet he wasn't the least afraid of playing down his handsomeness by playing roles like this one.

He could play both good guys and bad, but somehow he seemed to prefer playing the bad guys, and it showed in his performances. I wish he had made more films than he did, especially in the bad guy roles, but what's done is done, and he tragically died of an overdose before he even reached his fifties. What a shame! The film is definitely not for the ladies, or for the squeamish. It's a mean-spirited, blood-thirsty look at the underbelly of the old west. Ramon doesn't have a decent bone in his body, and he would just as soon kill a woman as a man, totally without honor, or feelings for anyone other than himself. I love such movies, but others might find it way too dark and violent.

If you like dark, violent westerns, this is a must-see.
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3/10
Less than mediocre.
Postal_Dude_Paradise_AZ26 August 2010
Warning: Spoilers
This is a 3 star movie to say the most. Dan Vadis as a great villain? Picture a body builder with the acting skills of Schwarzenegger with the most ridiculous hat ever to resemble a Mexican... Jesus the guy looked like he had a chandelier on his head.

The action (when the movie doest deadly drag on with lame dialog and bad attempts at humor) is terrible, the complete lack of any blood squib makes every shot out ridiculous. You understand when somebody got shot because the actor/actress will grab his/her perfectly white clean shirt while making a pain face... the most silly part of the shootouts come when Ramon shoots at point blank one of the good guys, watching a gun firing inches away from an intact perfect jacket gives you a really hard time to believe what goes on.

At the end Ramon the villain comes to town and wipes every one out like a terminator and would have killed the lead guy too if it wasn't for a kid that explained early that he could shoot. That's a pretty ballsy resolution and that's why i give 3 stars to this movie, of course every one of the killings is made a joke since nobody receives any gun wound not even Ramon at the end even when he's shotgunned like 4 times.
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