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Buddy Goes West (1981)

Occhio alla penna (original title)
Two outlaws: "The doctor" (Bud Spencer) and the Indian Girolamo (Amidou) are helping villagers to fight a gang and a corrupt sheriff who has discover gold under the village.

Director:

Michele Lupo

Writers:

Sergio Donati (screenplay), Sergio Donati (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bud Spencer ... Buddy
Joe Bugner Joe Bugner ... Sheriff Bronson
Piero Trombetta Piero Trombetta ... Popsy Logan
Carlo Reali Carlo Reali ... Sarto
Sara Franchetti Sara Franchetti ... Widow Gordon
Renato Scarpa ... Logan
Riccardo Pizzuti ... Colorado Sim
Andrea Heuer Andrea Heuer ... Romy Gordon
Amidou ... Girolamo / Eagle Eye
Marilda Donà Marilda Donà ... Mrs. Robinson
Pino Patti Pino Patti ... Mr. Robinson
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Storyline

Two outlaws: "The doctor" (Bud Spencer) and the Indian Girolamo (Amidou) are helping villagers to fight a gang and a corrupt sheriff who has discover gold under the village. Written by Martin Ct <mrcote@mediom.qc.ca>

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Comedy | Western

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

6 March 1981 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Dağların aslanı See more »

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Production Co:

Alex Cinematografica See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alternate Versions

4 minutes and 53 seconds of footage was cut from the German release. The end fight between Bud Spencer and the Sheriff was heavily edited. Missing is also a funny 3 minutes sequence showing Bud Spencer trying to sit on a bed. See more »

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Breezy fun
20 June 2013 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

This comic spaghetti western can't be called one of the greats. The script is kind of a mess - for example, not long after it's established that Bud Spencer's character is pretending to be someone he's not, the movie completely forgets this for the rest of the movie. The rest of the story is also somewhat draggy at times, enough that you'll wish they would get get right down to it Also, the goofy depiction of the Native American character may offend more sensitive viewers.

Still, despite these problems, the movie does offer a decent amount of entertainment. As usual, Bud Spencer gives a great comic performance with his trademark slow burn style. The various fights his character gets into are pretty funny as well. The production values are solid, including some elaborate (and amusing) sight gags. And Ennio Morricone, composing a rare score for a comedy, provides appropriate background music for the silliness. So if you are looking for a silly spaghetti western, check this one out.


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