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.
The duster coats featured in the film became the must-have fashion items in its day. The French department store Au Printemps had to affix signs to their escalators reminding customers not to let their coats get caught up in the machinery.
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?
In the opening scene, Stony (Woody Strode) is drinking water from his hat. Later, when the three shooters are standing across from Harmonica, his hat is covered with dust.
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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