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¡Three Amigos! (1986)

Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.

Director:

John Landis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Martin ... Lucky Day
Chevy Chase ... Dusty Bottoms
Martin Short ... Ned Nederlander
Alfonso Arau ... El Guapo
Tony Plana ... Jefe
Patrice Martinez ... Carmen
Jorge Cervera Jr. Jorge Cervera Jr. ... Bandito #1 (as Jorge Cervera)
Kai Wulff ... German
Abel Franco Abel Franco ... Papa Sanchez
Fred Asparagus Fred Asparagus ... Bartender
Jon Lovitz ... Morty
Joe Mantegna ... Harry Flugleman
Philip Gordon Philip Gordon ... Rodrigo
Michael Wren Michael Wren ... Cowboy
Gene Hartline ... Silent Movie Bandito
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Storyline

Three out of work silent movie actors are accidentally drawn to a Mexican village that is being harassed by a gang of outlaws. The three, 'Ned', 'Lucky Day' and 'Dusty Bottoms' play 'Lone Ranger' types in their movies, but must play their parts for real now. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

They're Down On Their Luck And Up To Their Necks In Senoritas, Margaritas, Banditos And Bullets!

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Trivia

Rebecca Underwood is billed in the credits as "Señorita Kissing Ned". A former Playboy Playmate, she is actually known as Rebecca Ferratti, and had been the Playboy Playmate of the Month for June 1986. See more »

Goofs

Dusty's guitar grips don't change in accordance with the music heard, in fact he's using the same grip in each shot we see him play the guitar. See more »

Quotes

Lucky DayNed NederlanderDusty Bottoms: [the Three Amigos have just finished their meal of "desert bat" around the campfire]
Ned Nederlander: Well, good night!
[lays back]
Dusty Bottoms: Look at the little guy. He's tuckered out all ready.
Ned Nederlander: [Ned hears a howl in the distance and sits up, startled] Wha? Wha, what was that!
Lucky Day: Just a coyote.
Ned Nederlander: Oh.
[Ned nervously sits back]
Ned Nederlander: Just, I've never slept outside before...
Lucky Day: [calmly] Take it easy, take it easy. Dusty...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

Weirdly, the 1999 DVD cuts off the credits right after the "Print by Deluxe" label first appears. The Blu-ray release corrects this and the credits are shown in their entirety. See more »

Connections

References The Man with Two Brains (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Shadows
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short
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3 Amigos Fan Club - Cult Classic
2 August 2004 | by Johnnyb8bSee all my reviews

I always wondered if there was a FAN Club of this movie. This movie is Definitely a 'cult classic'. I've seen it about 12 times. It's not only the lines in the movie but things like the facial expressions of Dusty, Ned and Lucky as they are riding their horses shooting their pistols in the air. I love the close up shots. -- I think there should be a FAN CLUB where people can meet, maybe New York. I bet we could get Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short to show up if the Club really gets off the ground.

Anyway, at least we have the IMDb to chat in. I was glad to see there were others besides my Family that LOVED this movie and own the video. Between my father, sister and brothers we've seen the movie probably closer to 100 times. :)

____OK then...... Until later.... "We ride!"


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | German

Release Date:

12 December 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Amigos See more »

Filming Locations:

Florence, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,939,000, 14 December 1986

Gross USA:

$39,246,734

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,246,734
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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