PG-13 | | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Following the huge success of the Dollars trilogy, United Artists were prepared to finance Sergio Leone's ambitious epic, but only if it featured top box-office names. They put forward Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, and Kirk Douglas, but Leone balked at the proposed casting, and moved over to ... ...
Cattle Corner Station Agent:
Hey. Hey-hey-hey-hey, if you want any tickets, you'll have to go around, eh, to, eh, the front of, eh, eh... oooh, well, I s'pose it'll be all right. The hell am *I* doin' around here if they walk in and can do as they damn please?
Mr Morton's train must have a driver and a fireman. Morton also needs a housekeeper. It is unbelievable that none of these people appear, whatever happens on the train.
The film's title does not appear until the end of the final scene.
$5,321,508 (USA) (22 June 1984)
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