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Speedy Gonzales - noin 7 veljeksen poika (1970)

Lonely rider Speedy Gonzales (Spede Pasanen) arrives to small town of New York to revenge the murder of his brother. Who shot Moses Gonzales? Was it the dishonest sheriff (Leo Jokela), ... See full summary »

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Ere Kokkonen
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Spede Pasanen Spede Pasanen ... Speedy Gonzales / Mooses Gonzales
Tarja Markus Tarja Markus ... Rita
Olavi Ahonen Olavi Ahonen ... Baarimikko
Esko Salminen ... Manolito
Ville-Veikko Salminen Ville-Veikko Salminen ... Bat Masterson
Simo Salminen Simo Salminen ... Hämeen hitain
Leo Jokela ... Sheriffi
Pertti Melasniemi Pertti Melasniemi ... Clyde
Leena Brusiin Leena Brusiin ... Rosa
Leo Lastumäki Leo Lastumäki ... Rudolf
Juhani Kumpulainen Juhani Kumpulainen ... Hoss
Jukka Virtanen Jukka Virtanen ... Juoppo
Pia Hattara Pia Hattara ... Clyden äiti
Pentti Irjala Pentti Irjala ... Pankinjohtaja
Risto Palm Risto Palm ... Tom - Arkuntekijä
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Lonely rider Speedy Gonzales (Spede Pasanen) arrives to small town of New York to revenge the murder of his brother. Who shot Moses Gonzales? Was it the dishonest sheriff (Leo Jokela), mysterious Bat Masterson (Ville-Veikko Salminen), ladies' man tsai-jai-jai-Manolito (Esko Salminen) or maybe bank robber Clyde (Pertti Melasniemi). Slowest shooter of Häme (Simo Salminen) it hardly could have been.

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Comedy | Western

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Trivia

The role of Clyde was originally meant for Vesa-Matti Loiri, but after he broke his leg Pertti Melasniemi took over. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits are written on gravestones See more »

Connections

Followed by Hirttämättömät (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Haaskalinnut saalistaa
Composed by Jaakko Salo
Lyrics by Jukka Virtanen
Performed by Spede Pasanen
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Notable western
11 February 2002 | by YeOldeUselessoFilmoBuffoSee all my reviews

This is one of the nicest movies where the genius of Finnish comedy, Spede Pasanen, appears.

The movie is very atypical for a Spede movie, because of the fact that it's a very quiet movie - much less speech than usual, more room for guns, explosions, fists and beat of hoofs. On the other hand, it's a very atypical Finnish movie, because a cold and dark country like this is not a very probable location for shooting a Western! Nevertheless, many Spede fans think Speedy Gonzales and Hirttämättömät are both movies that were, as though of afterwards, good ideas.

As a Western parody, it's a pretty funny one and even funnier than some "less serious" Westerns produced at our time and age. The movie pokes fun at many of the cliches of "Spaghetti Westerns". Yet, it's not the funniest of the Spede movies, but it still works wonderfully because the plot is more finished than in some of the earlier works - it might even be good enough for a *real* Western!

Overall, not a bad movie at all, well worth watching even today, and the jokes don't get old even after many watchings.

Now, if only they'd release it on DVD...


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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

28 August 1970 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Speedy Gonzales See more »

Filming Locations:

Porin mlk, Yyteri, Finland

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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