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Bandolero! (1968)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 June 1968 (USA)
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Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the Sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.

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Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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There are "Westerns" and "Westerns". Every now and then comes a NEW kind of Western. This is "BANDOLERO!".


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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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1 June 1968 (USA)  »

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$4,450,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,000,000, 31 December 1968
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2.35 : 1
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Dean Martin and George Kennedy appeared in The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) and Airport (1970). See more »

Goofs

When the undertaker holding the rope in his left hand, his hands are clasped together. He turns toward the gallows and the next shot shows him with the rope in his left hand, but his hands are dangling at his sides as he starts up the gallows stairs. See more »

Quotes

Maria Stoner: This is the first time I have been in my country since I left.
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Featured in David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) See more »

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Bringing in the Sheaves
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Written by George A. Minor and Knowles Shaw
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An entertaining 100 minutes
8 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

Without comparing it to any of the acknowledged "greats" or even better westerns any of the stars made, "Bandolero" is a satisfying movie - interesting enough story with a bit of a humorous twist, well-mounted, beautifully shot, and everybody involved does their customary good job. If it drags a bit in some of the campfire scenes, it makes up for it in the action scenes. Must single out Rudy Diaz, who plays the chief Mexican bandit, as making a particularly vivid impression in his few scenes. Oh, I almost forgot, another rousing Jerry Goldsmith score worth owning on its own account. What more can you ask, seeing great guys like Jimmy, Dean, George, Harry Carey & Co., and of course Raquel, going thru long-practiced paces they knew so well by this time?


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