Bandit Gordo frees a group of prisoners, forcing them to join his gang or die. Arizona Colt, declining to do either, heads for Blackstone City where Gordon is planning a robbery. When one ... See full summary »
Two drifters meet and soon become travelling companions. But one of them, Tim (Gemma), is being chased by a crazed killer and his band of gunmen to settle an old score. The two (Adore being... See full summary »
After the Civil War, Michael "California" Random, is released from prison and goes to Missouri with his partner William. He is killed by bandits. California decides to return the belongings to his family and help them against outlaws.
In the 19th century, when the Japanese Emperor sends a gift pony to the US President it gets stolen and ransomed by Indians but Sheriff Gideon aided by an inept Japanese servant offers to deliver the ransom.
Captured Confederate raider Gary Diamond is asked by a Yankee colonel to assist in preventing further unnecessary bloodshed between the two sides.In receiving news that a Confederate regiment is planning to attack Yankee Fort Yuma to steal its gold reserves the Yankee colonel asks Diamond for help.As a Confederate,Diamond wants to save Confederate lives.He agrees to warn the Confederate regiment that an attack on Fort Yuma would be futile since the fort is heavily defended with artillery.The Confederates believe that Fort Yuma is lightly defended.Gary Diamond escorted by Yankee Captain Lefevre and Sergeant Pitt head toward Fort Yuma to prevent a massacre but Fort Yuma's gold is on everyone's mind,friend and foe alike.Written by
The musical score of the film included some parts of the score for Malamondo (1964) in order to justify including Ennio Morricone in the score credits of the film. Morricone sued the producer and the dispute was settled in court in 1973. See more »
I sensed that "Fort Yuma Gold" might have a few problems from the opening credits, since SEVEN screenwriters are credited. But I stuck with it to the end, and while this is definitely not the worst spaghetti western I've seen, it is definitely unsatisfying. There are a few good things here and there - the production values are acceptable, there is some nice scenery, there is a very good bar room brawl sequence, and the full name of the lone female character is worth a few chuckles. But for the most part, the movie feels kind of flat. Giuliano Gemma's character often feels like a secondary character instead of a heroic lead. The action apart from that bar room brawl sequence come across as ordinary and not exciting. But I think the biggest problem is that the movie, while not boring, feels really slow and lacking grit or some other effective atmosphere. Too bad, because you can see signs this could have been a knockout spaghetti western had it had more careful direction and writing. It's not awful as it is, but it is definitely disappointing.
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