A young man who has lost his memory, escapes from prison with three other convicts. The other men help him find back bits of his past, until they arrive at a village where two warring families recognize him. Apparently he has a reputation for being a fast gun, and he has been paid to kill a man - who says he is his father. His younger brother is jealous of the attention the prodigal son receives,... See full summary »
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.
An American gunfighter is tasked with delivering a valuable scroll to a feudal lord in Japan, and becomes embroiled in a feud between the lord and his rival cousin over ownership of land owed to a young princess in their care.
This movie was released in 1981 and started the 3-D phase of the early 80s when a large amount of movies were put out in 3-D. This is a western about a good guy tracking down a bunch of bad guys who are holding his girlfriend hostage.
I was "lucky" enough to see this in a theatre back in 1981. The 3-D actually wasn't that good--it only worked occasionally and it didn't disguise the fact that this movie was lousy. The plot is strictly by the numbers, nobody can act and it was dull. This was just made to show off 3-D--they shove EVERYTHING in your face. Bats, rats, guns, flaming arrows... and in one hysterically tasteless shot a baby's butt is lowered onto the camera! Some of the 3-D effects that work are fun...I confess I ducked a few times at the arrows. But it gets tiresome real quick when the 3-D is used nonstop and there's nothing else even remotely interesting to keep your attention. This would be ALMOST worth catching for the 3-D...but it really wasn't that good and I heard the version on video doesn't work at all. Also you get a splitting headache from the glasses.
Pointless and boring with bad 3-D. Skip it.
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