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Bandolero! (1968)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 June 1968 (USA)
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Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the Sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.

Director:

Andrew V. McLaglen

Writers:

James Lee Barrett (screenplay), Stanley Hough (story) (as Stanley L. Hough)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Stewart ... Mace Bishop
Dean Martin ... Dee Bishop
Raquel Welch ... Maria Stoner
George Kennedy ... Sheriff July Johnson
Andrew Prine ... Deputy Sheriff Roscoe Bookbinder
Will Geer ... Pop Chaney
Clint Ritchie ... Babe Jenkins
Denver Pyle ... Muncie Carter
Tom Heaton ... Joe Chaney
Rudy Diaz ... Angel
Sean McClory ... Robbie O'Hare
Harry Carey Jr. ... Cort Hayjack (as Harry Carey)
Don 'Red' Barry ... Jack Hawkins (as Donald Barry)
Guy Raymond ... Ossie Grimes
Perry Lopez ... Frisco
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Storyline

Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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mexico | vixen | buxom | brother | mexican | See All (88) »

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There are "Westerns" and "Westerns". Every now and then comes a NEW kind of Western. This is "BANDOLERO!".


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 June 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bandolero! See more »

Filming Locations:

Lee's Ferry, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,450,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Similarities between this movie and Lonesome Dove (1989) are that both titles share the character names of July Johnson, Roscoe, and (outlaw) Dee. Both productions also have stars from the same geographical region: Dean Martin from Steubenville, Ohio, and Robert Urich from Toronto, Ohio. See more »

Goofs

This movie takes place just after the Civil War, yet the hangman claims to have just passed through Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City did not exist until 1889, after the land run. See more »

Quotes

Maria Stoner: Mr. Carter, I was a whore at the age of 13 and my family never went hungry.
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Alternate Versions

When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'A' rating. 16 secs of cuts were made to the UK video version for release in 1988 to reduce the attempted rape of Maria by the bandit leader. The cuts were waived for the 2005 DVD. See more »


Soundtracks

Nelly Bly
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Written by Stephen Foster
Arranged by Cyril J. Mockridge
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THIS IS A GOOD RIDE.
30 December 2001 | by mibailiffSee all my reviews

Sure, Dean and Jimmy starred in better westerns in their careers, RIO BRAVO and THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, to name a few, but this one doesn't have John Wayne. The Duke didn't need to be here. This is a good ride that holds the formula western of better days to its heart and you're none the worse off for having given 90+ minutes of your time. And yes, Raquel Welch is gorgeous, baking in the hot Mexico sun. Dino doesn't sing, but the soundtrack by Jerry Goldsmith is haunting.


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