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Get Mean (1975)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | May 1976 (USA)
A wisecracking gunfighter is seemingly hurled through time and space as he escorts a Spanish Princess back to her homeland while contending with barbarians, Moors, evil spirits, a raging bull, and a maniacal Shakespeare-quoting hunchback.

Director:

Ferdinando Baldi

Writers:

Wolfe Lowenthal (screenplay), Lloyd Battista (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tony Anthony ... The Stranger
Lloyd Battista ... Sombra
Raf Baldassarre Raf Baldassarre ... Diego
David Dreyer David Dreyer ... Alfonso
Diana Lorys ... Princess Elizabeth Maria de Burgos (as Diana Loris)
Mirta Miller ... Morelia
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Storyline

When an American cowboy stumbles upon a gypsy family in a wind-swept ghost town, they offer him a fortune to escort a princess back to her home in Spain. But this silent Stranger finds himself in over his head (and strung up by his feet) when he gets caught in the middle of an epic battle involving Vikings, the Moors, brutal barbarians, evil spirits, a raging bull, and a diabolical Shakespeare-quoting hunchback. Tired of their never-ending attempts to kill him, the cowboy arms himself to the teeth with guns, dynamite and a special surprise. Now it's the Stranger's turn to GET MEAN!

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Go on - You've always wanted to... GET MEAN. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

May 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beat a Dead Horse See more »

Filming Locations:

Spain

Company Credits

Production Co:

Strange Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Tony Anthony's then-girlfriend, Diane Dobronte, filmed some behind the scenes footage of the making of the film. Interest in the obscure production was revived when Dobronte made her footage available on the internet in 2007. See more »

Goofs

When The Stranger shoots the first of Diego's two henchmen during their final confrontation, the wire pulling the actor backwards is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

The Stranger: [preparing his weapons] Now, when things are even up... a man really should fight fair. But, oh, when they just keep puttin' it to ya, buddy, and they're stompin' on your ass... there's only one way to fight. GET MEAN!
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Featured in Beating A Dead Horse (2015) See more »

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Fusilli Pasta
11 May 2016 | by leelacadeSee all my reviews

I think this one is rated too low at 5.1. It's not nearly that bad. I agree with the comments that say that a lot comes down to what you expect from it. It's got enough SW chops to be called one of the genre. As to what it is best described as... It struck me that it's basically a Spaghetti Western version of a Shakespearean comedy.

Yeah, that's hard to explain without spoilers, so, I say, watch it! There is a new release in 2016 on DVD that is dubbed and has Italian subs. I'd prefer it the other way around, but this is odd enough that it might be better to not be reading the subtitles.

The minimum line requirement on these reviews is VERY tedious. Ever heard that brevity is the soul of wit? Guess not.


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