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.
After completing the Dollars trilogy (Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)), Sergio Leone didn't want to do another western and began working on Once Upon a Time in America (1984); however, after the huge success of the Dollars Trilogy in the U.S. in 1967, Leone wanted to produce films in the U.S., and he began selling ... ...
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?
During The Man's flashback which explains how he came to possess the harmonica, the harmonica changes from undamaged to damaged and back.
Sergio Leone's director credit swings down in an arc as if to stop the train.
$5,321,508 (USA) (22 June 1984)
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