6.2/10
370
15 user 6 critic

A Stranger in Town (1967)

Un dollaro tra i denti (original title)
Approved | | Action, Drama, Western | 24 April 1968 (USA)
A lone gunfighter attempts to make a deal with a Mexican bandit to split a shipment of stolen gold, resulting in a brutal game of double-cross between the two parties.

Director:

Luigi Vanzi (as Vance Lewis)

Writers:

Warren Garfield (screenplay), Giuseppe Mangione (screenplay) (as Jone Mang, John Mangione)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $0.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A cynical gunfighter, aided by an elderly prophet, becomes involved in a feud with a bandit gang trying to obtain a stagecoach made of solid gold.

Director: Luigi Vanzi
Stars: Tony Anthony, Daniele Vargas, Ettore Manni
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An American gunfighter is tasked with delivering a valuable scroll to a feudal lord in Japan, and becomes embroiled in a feud between the lord and his rival cousin over ownership of land owed to a young princess in their care.

Director: Luigi Vanzi
Stars: Tony Anthony, Lloyd Battista, Kin Ômae
Blindman (1971)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After fifty mail-order brides are kidnapped by bandits, the blind gunfighter hired to escort them heads into Mexico in pursuit.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Tony Anthony, Ringo Starr, Lloyd Battista
Get Mean (1975)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A wisecracking gunfighter is seemingly hurled through time and space as he escorts a Spanish Princess back to her homeland while contending with barbarians, Moors, evil spirits, a raging bull, and a maniacal Shakespeare-quoting hunchback.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Tony Anthony, Lloyd Battista, Raf Baldassarre
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A returning Union Officer discovers that his home has been overrun by Mexican bandits, and infiltrates the gang to restore order and determine if his wife has been faithful to him.

Director: Duccio Tessari
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Fernando Sancho, Lorella De Luca
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Wily roving gunslinger Sartana arrives in a small town and tries to find a hidden fortune of half a million dollars in gold and two million dollars in counterfeit money. Naturally, a bunch ... See full summary »

Director: Giuliano Carnimeo
Stars: Gianni Garko, Nieves Navarro, Massimo Serato
Adventure | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Several competing groups and mavericks (including the lead character Cuchillo) are hunting a gold treasure of $3,000,000. The gold was reserved for the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Sollima
Stars: Tomas Milian, Donald O'Brien, Linda Veras
Certificate: M Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A prospector must fight a sadistic man and his son who have taken over his ranch.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Franco Nero, George Hilton, Linda Sini
Specialists (1969)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A chain mail-clad gunfighter contends with a pacifist sheriff, a seductive banker, a one-armed Mexican bandit, corrupt businessmen and hippies while trying to learn the secret of the money allegedly stolen by his lynched brother.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Gastone Moschin, Françoise Fabian
Companeros (1970)
Action | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Fernando Rey
The Mercenary (1968)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A greedy Polish mercenary aids a mine worker and peasant girl as they lead a revolution against the oppressive Mexican Government, and are pursued by an American rival.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Franco Nero, Tony Musante, Franco Giacobini
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A Union soldier survives attempted murder to take revenge on three officers who betrayed his unit in battle.

Director: Sergio Garrone
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Paolo Gozlino, Luciano Rossi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Tony Anthony ... The Stranger
Jolanda Modio ... Chica (as Yolanda Modio) (as Jolanda Modìo)
Raf Baldassarre Raf Baldassarre ... Corgo
Aldo Berti ... Marinero
Lars Bloch Lars Bloch ... Captain George Stafford
Enrico Capoleoni Enrico Capoleoni
Arturo Corso Arturo Corso
Antonio Marsina ... Aguilar Henchman
Salvatore Puntillo Salvatore Puntillo ... Priest
Fortunato Arena Fortunato Arena ... Captain Cordoba
Rossella Bergamonti Rossella Bergamonti ... Village Woman (as Rosella Bergamonti)
Ugo Carboni Ugo Carboni ... (as Ugo Carbone)
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ... Aguilar Henchman (as Ivan Scratt)
Gia Sandri ... Maruka
Frank Wolff ... Aguilar (as Frank Wolf)
Edit

Storyline

Unknown to anybody else but himself The Stranger arrives in an abandoned town where he witnesses the slaughter of Mexican soldiers by a gang led by Aguila. The Stranger threatens Aguila to denounce him if he does not accept to let him take part in the theft of a shipment of gold. The plan is a success but when The Stranger claims his due, he gets a good beating instead. However The Stranger manages to escape with the gold. The bandits, who want his skin, pursue him. But The Stranger is not the kind to get caught so easily... Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

If you've got the guts... the gun and the gold you can make women beg... men die... and a town crawl! See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

24 April 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Stranger in Town See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$190,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (Metrocolor: US prints)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When The Stranger walks through town shortly before encountering Chica for the first time, a cigarette butt with a modern filter can be spotted in the dirt near his boots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Paco: Psst. Hey - c'mere.
[the Stranger walks over to him]
Paco: Get out, and don't stop 'till you're out of town ten miles.
The Stranger: Why?
Paco: Ten miles!
The Stranger: Look, I'm tired and I wanna sleep.
[Paco pulls a switchblade on him]
The Stranger: Ten miles. Trouble is, my horse out there is even more tired than I am. I don't think I can get the poor fella to take another step. And I don't want any trouble. 'Kay, boss?
[smashes a liquor bottle against Paco's head, killing him]
See more »

Connections

Followed by The Stranger Returns (1967) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The typical spaghetti western ingredients in a nutshell
16 October 2004 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

There are few films that can demonstrate in a nutshell what spaghetti westerns are about. The particular strength of "Un dollaro tra i denti" is that everything that isn't required was stripped off. Here you get the basic ingredients straight in your face: a mysterious stranger (Tony Anthony) arrives in a town. He is not a hero - his only motivation is money, and he offers the villain (Frank Wolff) a deal. After the deal isn't kept, i.e. the money isn't shared, the stranger will have his revenge. Nobody talks very much, the first minutes are without any dialogue at all. The musical theme is returning again and again, supplying the feeling that whatever is going to happen will be inevitable. Doomed to die with his boots on, Wolff may fire as many bullets with his machine-gun on Anthony as he likes, there's no escape...


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 15 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed