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It Can Be Done Amigo (1972)

Si può fare... amigo (original title)
PG | | Comedy, Western | November 1974 (USA)
A drifter with fast fists and a gunfighter-pimp with fast guns help a child claim his inheritance.

Director:

Maurizio Lucidi

Writers:

Ernesto Gastaldi (story), Rafael Azcona (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Spencer ... Hiram Coburn
Jack Palance ... Sonny Bronston
Renato Cestiè Renato Cestiè ... Chip Anderson
Francisco Rabal ... Franciscus
Dany Saval ... Mary Bronston
Luciano Catenacci ... James
Roberto Camardiel ... L'udriaco
Franco Giacobini Franco Giacobini ... L'uomo chi mangia la terra
Serena Michelotti Serena Michelotti ... La vedova Warren
Manuel Guitián Manuel Guitián
Sal Borgese
Marcello Verziera Marcello Verziera ... (as Margello Verziera)
Dominique Badou Dominique Badou
Dante Cleri Dante Cleri ... (as Cleri Dante)
Luciano Pigozzi ... (as Alan Collins)
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Storyline

An outspoken boy and a gunfighter-pimp save a drifter's life from hanging. The boy's uncle dies, leaving a house and some dry, useless land to the boy. The dying uncle has obtained the drifter's promise to help the boy get what is his. Meanwhile the gunfighter has decided that the drifter should marry his daughter after being with her previously. The two get into a series of brawls and shoot-outs until they arrive in the town and find the boy's inheritance -which turns out not to be as useless as it first appears. Written by Charles Delacroix

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Trinity's pal is back ... slam bang action !

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Trivia

The prostitute Coburn goes to see is called La Vedova Warren. George Bernard Shaw, the British playwright wrote a famous play about a prostitute called Mrs Warren's Profession. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hiram Coburn: How the hell did I ever get stuck with a loser like you?
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Connections

Edited into Ninja the Mission Force: They Call Him Bruce (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Can Be Done
Written by Sergio Bardotti (as Bardotti) and Luis Bacalov (as Enriquez)
Sung by Rocky Roberts
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"Give me back my turkey!"
31 July 2012 | by BezenbySee all my reviews

Bud Spencer teams up with a kid in this rather charming, but cheap, Italian comedy Western. Jack Palance provides back up as a cigar chomping, riled brother of a chick Spencer slept with, hoping to marry Spencer off and then kill him (to save face). They all end up in a town run by Sheriff/Judge/Reverend Francisco Rabal, who wants the property that the kid's inherited. But why? That's up to Spencer and the kid to find out, but needless to say the kid's sitting on a fortune.

This mostly harmless western has Spencer as the reluctant hero, protecting a kid he doesn't want to protect and getting into many punch ups. Palance turns up periodically to save Spencer (he wants to kill him himself) and for some reason he's got an accent that turns from Southern to Mexican for no reason whatsoever. Everything's played pretty light (no one gets killed, save for the kid's uncle who has a heart attack).

As with all Italian comedies, the laughs are played very broad (verging on slapstick), and there's unintentional and intentional laughs. There's also a touching moment when the kid starts showing Spencer a bit of affection and you can see Spencer's torn between his duties in looking after the kid and his own need to get out of town. The film also benefits from having one of the least annoying kids in Italian cinema (If you've seen House by the Cemetery or Sweet House of Horrors, you'll know that's no understatement).

The abrupt ending seems to endorse wife-beating, however, so I'm not sure what that was about! Did give me a laugh, though…The print I viewed was awful - drained of colour, pan and scanned, with a weird echo for the first 30 minutes.


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Country:

Italy | France | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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