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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (Original title)

1966 Western


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.

Directed by

Sergio Leone

Written by

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


161 minutes


United States of America, Italy, Spain, Germany




Clint Eastwood
as Blondie
Eli Wallach
as Tuco
Lee Van Cleef
as Sentenza/Angel Eyes
Aldo Giuffrè
as Alcoholic Union Captain
Luigi Pistilli
as Father Pablo Ramirez
Rada Rassimov
as Maria
John Bartha
as Sheriff
Livio Lorenzon
as Baker


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#433 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss