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Dollar for the Dead (1998)

TV-14 | | Western | TV Movie 11 October 1998
A very quick gunman is on the run from a rancher and his men out to kill him for killing his son. The gunman gets mixed up with a former Confederate soldier who has knowledge of hidden gold... See full summary »

Director:

Gene Quintano

Writer:

Gene Quintano
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Cowboy
William Forsythe ... Dooley
Jordi Mollà ... Federale captain (as Jordi Molla)
Joaquim de Almeida ... Friar Ramon
Jonathan Banks ... Col. Skinner (Redleg commander) (as Johnathan Banks)
Simón Andreu ... Akers
Ed Lauter ... Jacob Colby
Howie Long ... Reager
Lance Kinsey ... Tracker
Steve Peterson Steve Peterson ... Toby
Antonio Castro Antonio Castro ... Julio
Beatriz Guevara Beatriz Guevara ... Redhead
Keith Farmer Keith Farmer ... Bartender - Gunpowder
Daniel Martín ... Gambler - Sterling
George Bullock George Bullock ... Regulator #1
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Storyline

A very quick gunman is on the run from a rancher and his men out to kill him for killing his son. The gunman gets mixed up with a former Confederate soldier who has knowledge of hidden gold. The only trouble is he is also pursued by Union soldiers. When they free a man with part of the map to the gold, they then are also pursued by Spanish soldiers. It all leads to a small Mexican town terrorized by soldiers and led a by a good priest who also has knowledge of the gold. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

TNT | TNT Originals

Country:

USA | Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un dollar pour un mort See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This would be Emilio Estevez's third western. See more »

Quotes

Reager's friend: Well, dead is dead.
Reager: I don't want him dead - I want to kill him!
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Connections

References A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

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good eurowestern
15 January 2001 | by davelisalySee all my reviews

Good Eurowestern! The producer Tony Anthony is in fact THE Tony Anthony who starred in several very well made Eurowesterns including the original version of this movie known as "A Stranger In Town" Un-fortunately, Emilio Estevez is miscast in this remake,and his acting is not suited to this kind of film. The movie would have been a lot better with someone else cast in the role of "The Stranger" AKA "Cowboy"! See the original instead! It is available on video at a hefty price of $25.00, from Luminous Film and Video Wurks, but it is well worth your time and money!


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