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While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.

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Directed by

Sergio Leone

Written by

Luciano Vincenzoni (Screenplay)
Sergio Leone (Screenplay)
Agenore Incrocci (Screenplay)
Furio Scarpelli (Screenplay)
Sergio Donati (Writer)
Mickey Knox (Writer)

Runtime

161 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy, Spain, Germany

Language

Italian

Tagline

For three men the Civil War wasn't hell. It was practice.

Cast

Keywords

army hitman shootout refugee spaghetti western gold bounty hunter anti hero outlaw moral ambiguity gallows

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Lists

#9 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#153 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#25 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#433 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss