In 19th century, a bullied, disfigured man dubbed Iguana flees from abusive locals, finds his own island and declares himself tyrant of his new domain. A man and a woman get stranded there and become victims of his new sadistic nature.
A young woman has a perfect love affair with a zealous writer. When she finds out that he's also a highly manipulative womanizer, it's too late - she's already too much in love to quit him. Things start to get really complicated.
Shatter, an international hitman, is hiding out in Hong Kong after he has completed a contract out on an African leader. Shatter soon finds out that everyone wants him dead, including the ... See full summary »
Condemned gunman Clayton is given a last minute reprieve on condition he murders rancher Matthew for a railway company. Visiting Matthew's ranch, Clayton is unable to bring himself to kill Matthew and leaves, but Matthew's wife, Catherine, believing she has killed Matthew during an argument joins Clayton. Matthew, still alive, and mad as hell joins Clayton's equally angered employers to hunt down the pairWritten by
Tom Seldon <elpuro.msn.com>
This was the very last film distributed by Allied Artists Corporation (early in its life, Allied Artists was known as Monogram Pictures, and was responsible for all the Bowery Boys/East Side Kids films (under the monikers; Little Tough Guys/Dead End Kids, their films were released by Universal). Citing extreme financial difficulties, Allied Artists filed for Chapter 11 in late 1978, and the following year, their entire catalogue (including the Monogram films) was purchased by Lorimar/Telepictures Corporation (itself subsequently purchased by Time Warner, Inc. a decade later). Some TV prints of the Bowery Boys features, the WB 'shield' logo precedes the opening credits). See more »
When Catherine initially stabs Mathew, she stabs him on his left side, the blade is horizontal. After the cut, the blade is vertical sticking out of the center of Mathew's upper back. See more »
Pretty sight, no more Japanese.
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After the end credits, a title gives the dedication "To my father". See more »
One of the few (only?) westerns where sex is the main motivator, a wonderful spaghetti western with Fabio Testi and Jenny Agutter, with Warren Oates and a rare performance by Sam Peckingpaugh. An important film in the ouvre of Monte Hellman, quintessential 70's cult director; a man who has made more great films than Coppola yet remains mostly unknown in his home country. See "Two-Lane Blacktop," "Cockfighter," and "The Shooting."
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