The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Directed By Sergio Leone Sergio Leone Starring Eli Wallach Eli Wallach  •  Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood  •  Lee Van Cleef Lee Van Cleef  •  Aldo Giuffré Aldo Giuffré  •  Rada Rassimov Rada Rassimov Genres Foreign Language Film  •  Outlaw  •  Revisionist Western  •  Spaghetti Western  •  Western Studios &
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Other Titles Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. [Italy] Release Info 1966-12-23T00:00:00Z December 23, 1966
Color  •  161 minutes NR Rated NR
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Reelz

Reelz on 2/5/2013 Reply  · 

The film that has jumped the most on my chart. It's nearly flawless. The Mexican standoff at the end always gets my heart pumping no matter how many times I've seen the film; that's the sign of fantastic film making. Did I mention it has one of the greatest themes in history? *Whistles*

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Caesar

Caesar on 3/26/2013 Reply  · 

And Tuco's still alive! 97 freakin' years old! NOBODY can stop Tuco.

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SLionsCricket

SLionsCricket on 4/6/2013 Reply  · 

The greatest Western ever and one of my all time favorites. Pinnacle of Western films!

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Nononsense

Nononsense on 12/28/2013 Reply  · 

Just finished watching this for the first time from start to finish. I'm floored!!! This has quickly became my favorite from the western genre and one of my favorites of all time.

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TheHonestFilmFan

TheHonestFilmFan on 4/27/2014 Reply  · 

Why is this a foreign language film? It is not a foreign language film.

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TommyDoyle2016

TommyDoyle2016 on 4/3/2020 Reply  · 

Yeah, it's not a foreign language film, but it's an Italian production, so I guess they messed up there. Still an international production anyways.

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Nononsense

Nononsense on 7/23/2014 Reply  · 

I'm a bit late, but RIP Tuco. You stole the show in GBU!

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watchman

watchman on 9/24/2014 Reply  · 

best western movie ever made.

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LandMiller

LandMiller on 4/26/2017 Reply  · 

The Greatest Western Movie Of All Time.

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Koroy

Koroy on 12/3/2017 Reply  · 

I am not at all a western genre fan, but even I loved every moment of it. On of my favorite movie of all time. The characters, the acting, the direction by Sergio Leone, the AWESOME background music and of course the badass Mexican Stand-off I loved everything.

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Vosik

Vosik on 10/14/2019 Reply  · 

There are two types of people in this world. Those who think that The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a masterpiece and those who haven't seen it.

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lyconthrope

lyconthrope on 12/19/2020 Reply  · 

Simply Sergio Leone masterpiece. You do not really have to be a western fan to appreciate this film. Awesome cinematography and realistic portray of the raw nature of the wild west. Brilliant musical score. The duel is truly iconic. It was very difficult for me and still is to put this first before Once Upon A Time In the West. Both awesome classics.

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TroubleMike

TroubleMike on 8/5/2022 Reply  · 

I wish I could go back in time, so I could experience the last 30 minutes of The Good the Bad and the Ugly again for the first time.

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JimmyMcGill

JimmyMcGill on 8/27/2022 Reply  · 

The final scene in the Sad Hill Cemetery is a riveting spectacle, made so by some brilliantly tight editing and underscored by the genius of Ennio Morricone's genre-defining composition.

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Crapbaskets123

Crapbaskets123 on 10/6/2022 Reply  · 

The greatest western ever made. Excellent performances from the entire cast with Eli Wallach (if that's how you spell his name) being the obvious standout. The editing and direction are excellent. The characters are all complex and morally grey and the script is intelligent and doesn't spoonfeed the audience information. The standoff at Sad Hill is the shit movies are made of. 10/10

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K1ik0o4r7ules

K1ik0o4r7ules on 12/13/2022 Reply  · 

Great film, but I do think it is a tad overrated. Mostly because of all the war scenes and the scenes in the prison camp, but other than that I think it’s fantastic!

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K1ik0o4r7ules

K1ik0o4r7ules on 1/14/2023 Reply  · 

Ok, I’m tired of seeing people saying this is the best western of all time. I’ve seen it 5 times and although most of it is great it has not aged well at all! All those scenes where there is a freeze frame and text saying the good the bad etc. are so offensively repugnant compared to the rest of the movie that it boggles my mind that such a great director like Sergio Leone would make such a retarded decision on making the movie! And the ending is awful as well, the final stand off is outstanding but once blonde makes Tuco put his head in the noose it all goes downhill. It just leaves me with a sour taste in my mouth, it’s a shame that these things ruin the movie for me because I think the rest of it is great.

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K1ik0o4r7ules

K1ik0o4r7ules on 1/31/2023 Reply  · 

One of the most overrated westerns...

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K1ik0o4r7ules

K1ik0o4r7ules on 2/1/2023 Reply  · 

Okay, I recently rewatched the film and I take back everything I said about it, it's great!

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Beatrix

Beatrix on 3/12/2023 Reply  · 

Whoah plot twist

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