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For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Per qualche dollaro in più (original title)
R | | Western | 10 May 1967 (USA)
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

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Benito Stefanelli ...
Luis Rodríguez ...
Manuel, Member of Indio's Gang (as Luis Rodriguez)
Panos Papadopulos ...
Sancho Perez, Member of Indio's Gang (as Panos Papadopoulos)
Mara Krupp ...
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Tucumcari station clerk (as Robert Camardiel)
Joseph Egger ...
Old Prophet (as Josef Egger)
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Tucumcari sheriff (as Tomas Blanco)
Lorenzo Robledo ...
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Storyline

Monco is a bounty killer chasing El Indio and his gang. During his hunting, he meets Col. Douglas Mortimer, another bounty killer, and they decide to make a partnership, chase the bad guys together and split the reward. During their enterprise, there will be lots of bullets and funny situations. In the end, one of the bounty hunters shows the real intention of his hunting. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$600,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$15,000,000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Mortimer disembarks from the train, the La Calahorra castle can be seen in the distance. It is visible just to the left of the locomotive. See more »

Goofs

Manco is seen wearing his hat again as he and Mortimer load their guns. But when Nino let him and Mortimer go, he left his hat where he was hiding with Indio and his men. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Train Conductor: Tickets. Tickets, please. Tickets. Tickets. Thank you. Tickets.
Col. Douglas Mortimer: Is this part of Tucumcari?
Train Conductor: We should pass there in about 3 to 4 minutes.
Col. Douglas Mortimer: Thanks.
Carpetbagger on Train: Well, eh, excuse me, but you made a mistake, Reverend. I couldn't help hearing you're going to Tucumcari. I sell goods around here, and I gotta tell you, you're on the wrong train. I think the nearest stop to Tucumcari is Amarillo. By getting off at Santa Fe and returning by way of Amarillo, you should be able to get right where... you're....
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For A Few Dollars More [Sequence 3
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Composed by Ennio Morricone
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An Ushering Into A New Era
28 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Completely defying the tried & tested Hollywood formula and introducing his own style of narration that was more character driven, glamorized violence & also added a new dimension of moral ambiguity into its characters' psyche, thus bringing both heroes & villains very much on the same level, Sergio Leone presented a whole new outlook of the Wild West in A Fistful of Dollars but with this second chapter, he further accelerates the inevitable rebirth of the western genre.

The second installment of Leone's Dollars trilogy is quite an improvement over its predecessor in almost all departments of filmmaking & gradually portrays the developing maturity in Leone's craftsmanship. Starring Clint Eastwood as a bounty hunter looking for a number of wanted suspects, who later partners with another bounty hunter looking for the same guys & make a deal of splitting the reward but in the end when it comes down to final showdown, one of them shows their real motive behind the hunt.

Featuring an improved direction from Sergio Leone, For A Few Dollars More presents the director in more control of his artistry & has a much stronger script to muster ahead with. The scope of camera-work, the precision of editing & overall production design also get their upgrades plus the performances from the recurring cast turn out to be better than the previous film with Clint Eastwood & new addition of Lee Van Cleef impressing the most.

On an overall scale, For A Few Dollars More is another huge step towards placing the coffin on traditional westerns & presents a significant evolution of every single aspect of its making when compared with A Fistful of Dollars. Ennio Morricone's music also leaves a bigger mark than before & it's exciting to observe how seamlessly it accompanies the drama. A rare sequel that improves upon the original, For A Few Dollars More is absolutely recommended.


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