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Run, Man, Run (1968)

Corri uomo corri (original title)
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

Writers:

Sergio Sollima (story), Sergio Sollima (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomas Milian ... Manuel 'Cuchillo' Sanchez
Donald O'Brien ... Nathaniel Cassidy (as Donal O'Brien)
Linda Veras ... Penny Bannington
Marco Guglielmi Marco Guglielmi ... Colonel Michel Sévigny
José Torres ... Ramirez
Luciano Rossi ... Jean-Paul (as Edward Ross)
Nello Pazzafini ... Riza
Gianni Rizzo ... Mayor Christopher Bannington
Dante Maggio Dante Maggio ... Mateos Gonzalez (as Dan May)
Umberto Di Grazia Umberto Di Grazia ... José
Noé Murayama ... Pablo
Attilio Dottesio ... Manuel Etchevaria
Orso Maria Guerrini ... Raul
Federico Boido ... Steve Wilkins
Calisto Calisti Calisto Calisti ... Fernando Lopez
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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.

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John Ireland, who plays General Santillana, did not do his own voice, but was dubbed by another actor for the English soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Manuel 'Cuchillo' Sanchez: Where do you think we are?
Pablo: It's difficult to say, these hills are all the same. Let's ask him, come on! Oye amigo! can you tell me wher...?
Unknown "Gringo": I ain't your amigo dirty Mexican, get outta here!
Manuel 'Cuchillo' Sanchez: ...I think we are in Texas! Gracias Señor.
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Soundtracks

Espanto Enel Corazon
Sung by Tomas Milian
Choir by Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni (uncredited)
Composed by Ennio Morricone (uncredited), Bruno Nicolai (uncredited) and Giuliano Tilesi (uncredited)
Lyrics by Peter Boom (uncredited)
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Hands off my slice.
21 April 2008 | by lost-in-limboSee all my reviews

Hitting hard is the idealistic tone and free-flowing spirit that engraves itself in director Sergio Sollima's sprawling spaghetti western (a semi-sequel to "The Big Gundown (1966)") starring Tomas Milan as the simple, but lethal knife slinging protagonist Cuchillo. While the material is heavy on the comic banter and physical mishaps, it never loses balance of the strenuously meaningful political side of the story, as Sollima agreeably pulls it off. There's bounce, and zippy energy as it moves along quickly enough, despite its lengthy story and open-ended conclusion for another expansive adventure to begin. Rich varieties of characters (maybe too many) come and go with a lot of minor stories branching of the central premise. This leaves the story feeling loose. So pretty much something is always happening, but the resolutions and overall intentions come off cloudy in this largely chatty script. There's a lot of running, but just as much talking. Sollima skilfully directs with bold compositions and controlled precision in his grand set-pieces. His camera-work imagery and widescreen placement is professionally executed, and imaginatively snappy. The rough and scorching desolate backdrop never looked so sumptuously rich. Adding to the drama was Bruno Nicolai and Ennio Morricone's downright superb alarmingly scheming and melodic score. The performances are truly wonderful. Milan's ferret manner always amused, and Donal O'Brien brings out an intriguing performance. The passionate performances came from two fiery ladies; Linda Veras and Chelo Alonso. They were great! John Ireland has a small, but potently hearty and flavorful role as Mexican revolutionary General Santillana. Quite a fun and well-made spaghetti western, but it does take quite a lot out of you.


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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | Spanish

Release Date:

29 August 1968 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Gundown 2: Run, Man, Run See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mancori, Chretien See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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