R | | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Ennio Morricone's soundtrack album stayed in the charts for over a year, his most commercially successful film score.
You're... from Baker?
Stevens: Tell Baker that I told him all that I know already and I want to live in peace, understand? That it's no use to go on tormenting me! I know nothing at all about that case of coins.
Stevens: Now that gold has disappeared, but if he'd ...
In the store scene with Tuco, he and the owner pass by several crates of black powder marked "ACME." ACME was a generic name for companies that came into use in the 1920s to enable them to appear on the first page of most phone books. It would not have been in use in 1862.
The initial home video release by MGM/UA Home Video had the English track and titles, but the on-screen character designations were in the original Italian ("il Buono," "il Brutto" and "il Cattivo"). All current home video versions contain both the U.S. and restored Italian cuts.
$10,584 (Finland) (7 August 2003)
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