Before his very eyes, a young boy watches the cutthroats of a small gang raid his humble home, rape and slaughter his whole family. Fifteen years later, Bill Meceita, the once-helpless boy and the sole survivor of the massacre, has now become a cool and skilful sharpshooter, seeking revenge against the band of unknown killers. In the meantime, the seasoned gunslinger and freshly out of prison, Ryan, has already embarked on a journey of sweet retribution, unaware that before long, he will cross paths with Bill, sharing the same desire for justice. But what could possibly unite the two unlikely companions?
When You've Waited Fifteen Years To Find A Man... It's A Shame You Can Only Kill Him Once!
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Did You Know?
Bollywood hit Zanjeer starring Amitabh Bachhan,Jaya Bhaduri n Pran is inspired by this movie. See more
When Bill talks to the girl in the inn, before the bandits arrive, the long shot shows her face in shadows. When it goes to a closer shot, her right eye has was highlighted by sunlight. See more
I've been working at this for years. Building their confidence in me, the citizens, as well as the governor of this state. But the most important thing is that finally, believe it or not, I have in my bank more than a million dollars, now. The funds the state deposited with me in view of our future public works. What do you think, Ryan? Should I build their stupid old public works with this mountain of dollars?
[Walcott's bandits laugh
Well, they don't think I should. I guess I'll have to go ...
Some versions, including the Japanese DVD release from SPO, are missing a single shot of a person being stabbed (in the opening sequence), cut by the censors on the film's first English language release in the 1960s. Subsequent DVD releases from MGM in Europe contain the uncut version, with the shot of the stabbing included in the film. See more
Referenced in Inglourious Basterds
Death Rides A Horse
Composed by Maurizio Graf
(as Attansio) and Ennio Morricone
Performed by Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni See more