• A great film, one of the best westerns of all time....Marlon Brando directs a pure masterpiece....when you think of the great revenge westerns of which there are plenty, this one along with "Nevada Smith" with Steve McQueen ranks as a pure winner. Brando in the lead role of a bandit with a large chip on his shoulder assembles a fabulous cast of villains, ladies and a solid story.....Karl Malden, a snake in the grass (ala "Neveda Smith" with McQueen) is over the top as Brando's former gunslinger pardner who deserts him and leaves him to the Mexican federales...the slimy Ben Johnson and Slim Pickens are about as snarly and nasty as they come in a western....solid cast of slimy villains, and the lovely and professional Mexican leading lady Katy Jurado round out the cast...but wait, what about Pina Pellicier, a very young and fresh face, who is a sweet and innocent daughter who falls in love with a mixed up, hell bent for leather Brando...she nearly knocks you out with her performance..... What role couldn't Brando do???? A performer of the highest magnitude...and then there is the lovely Carmel, California seaside which is shown throughout the film....probably a stone's throw from Pebble Beach where they filmed. One of Karl Malden's best villain roles along with his job in "Nevada Smith" and "Parrish" with Troy Donahue....what an actor he was....this is a don't miss film for action fans....a pure delight.