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.
As a non-smoker, Clint Eastwood hated smoking cigars and Sergio Leone often did multiple takes. According to Eli Wallach, Eastwood would sometimes tell the director: "You'd better get it this time, because I'm going to throw up."
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 ...
When Blondie says, "Your spurs," and shoots the last of the three ambushers in the hotel, the man falls backwards, knocking the wall and making it wobble.
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.
The Ecstasy of Gold
Written by Ennio Morricone
$10,584 (Finland) (7 August 2003)
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