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The Three Musketeers of the West (1973)

Tutti per uno botte per tutti (original title)
Dart Jr. hires three untrustworthy men to help him rob a pretty female doctor who's smuggling gold for a Mexican dictator.


Bruno Corbucci


Peter Berling, Tito Carpi (story and screenplay) | 2 more credits »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Giancarlo Prete ... Dart Coldwater jr. (as Timothy Brent)
George Eastman ... Mac Athos
Leo Anchóriz ... Aramirez
Cris Huerta Cris Huerta ... Portland (as Chris Huerta)
Karin Schubert ... Dr. Alice Ferguson
Eduardo Fajardo ... Horatio Maurice DeLuc
Vittorio Congia Vittorio Congia ... Weddimng Announcer
Max Turilli Max Turilli ... Barone Von Horn
Peter Berling ... Hans
Pietro Tordi Pietro Tordi ... Dart senior (as Pietro Torti)
Roberto Chiappa Roberto Chiappa
José Canalejas ... Mendoza
Bruno Boschetti Bruno Boschetti
Luigi Leoni Luigi Leoni
Luigi Antonio Guerra Luigi Antonio Guerra


Dart Jr. hires three untrustworthy men to help him rob a pretty female doctor who's smuggling gold for a Mexican dictator.

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Amusing Spaghetti/Paella western co-produced by Italy/Spain that packs action , thrills , brawls and laughs,
27 February 2016 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Goofy and entertaining tongue-in-cheek spaghetti Western . Funny but average film with noisy action , struggles, and shootouts by the expert professional Bruno Corbucci . This Spanish-Italian co-production deals with a likable man Dart Jr. (Timothy Brent , aka Giancarlo Priete) who leaves his home in Cheese Valley to win glory as a Texas Ranger . He looks for his father's friends : MacAthos (George Eastman) , Aramirez (Leo Anchoriz) and Portland (Chris Huerta) known as the three inseparables musketeers of the West . Dart meets the three untrustworthy men and they help him to custody a pretty female doctor , Alice (future porno-star Karin Schubert) , to transport medicines , when she is actually smuggling gold for a Mexican dictator . All of them join forces to go to Mexico towards the city of San Fermin and along the way taking down many bad guys with their awesome fighting fists . Meanwhile, several bandits looking for the gold , being chased by bounty hunters going after the wagon . A Mexican general and his army set off in pursuit to take it from them , before they realize what are travelling on a valuable carriage . At the ending the gold turns to several hands .

This is a regular Faglioli-Spaghetti Western in Trinity and Bambino style and for that reason there is a cult to dirtiness with an appropriately goofy tone , customary issue in this sub-genre . The movie takes parts from Enzo Barboni movies such as ¨Trinity is my name¨ and ¨Trinity is still my name¨ . The film is plenty of action , fun , brawls , shootouts and surprise-filled entertainment . The picture contains funny gun-play along with fist-fight very much in the Terence Hill/Bud Spencer territory . The violence isn't crude but suits the light-weight comedy fun and silly slapstick like the Trinity series . It certainly has an enthusiastic cast , plenty of slapstick , some very impressive gymnastics , especially in the massive fight sequences . This bewildering picture gets the humorous remarks from Western parody combined to features of Spaghetti . The movie gets the usual Italian Western issues , such as greedy antiheroes , light facing off , quick zooms , exaggerated baddies , among them . The highlights of the movie result to be when there happen the hilarious saloon brawls , plenty of likable punches , kick-ass and slapping ; furthermore the silly fights between the Chinese fighters with Chen Lee -who starred ¨Shanghai Joe¨- and the four musketeers of the West . The picture displays crazy characters with twists plots and is quite amusing . It does eventually outstay its welcome , and there are a surprising amount of fights and laughters . This isn't art , it's about having a good time . And on that level it really matters, ¨Tutti Per Uno... Botte Per Tutti" (original title) or "The Three Musketeers of the West" works . The movie starred by habitual Spaghetti as Timothy Brent who performed a similar film , ¨Tedeum¨ , by Enzo G Castellari , both roles bear remarkable resemblance , here as Dart Jr steals the show with his gestures , faces and excesses and , in addition , the corpulent as well as giant George Eastman . It appears ordinary secondary actors who are habitual in Pasta Western and Peplum genre ; besides usual secondaries in Paella Western as the sympathetic Spanish actors : Leo Anchoriz , Chris Huerta , and the regular baddie Eduardo Fajardo (Sergio Corbucci's ordinary secondary) and Jose Canalejas . A really catching score musical by Carlo Rustichelli who often works with Corbucci , including an enticing leitmotif . Atmospheric cinematography filmed by Rafael Pacheco shot in Lazio, Italy and Manzanares Del Real , La Pedriza , Colmenar Viejo , Madrid and of course , Almeria , Spain . Silly screenplay with ridiculous situations written by the usual Tito Carpi , Leonardo Martin and Peter Berling who also hands a secondary character .

The motion picture was regularly directed by Bruno Corbucci, Sergio Corbucci's brother . Bruno Corbucci makes a nice camera work with usual zooms and clever choreography on the showdown , fighting , saloon brawls shootouts and bemusing scenes . Bruno wrote and directed various Hill-Spencer films as ¨Banana Joe¨ , ¨Miami Supercops¨ , ¨Par-Impar¨ , ¨Cat and Dog¨ and ¨Aladdin¨ . If you love the Hill-Spencer's movies, go for it , and if you've never seen one this is an acceptable start ; but only for Spaghetti spoof fans . This is an average entertaining juvenile that will appeal to Italian comedy buffs , it is the kind of mindless entertainment that Spaghetti Western fans love.

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28 September 1973 (Italy) See more »

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Almería, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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