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The Mercenary (Il mercenario)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Western
Release Date:March 6, 1970
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante, Giovanna Ralli, Eduardo Fajardo
Director:Sergio Corbucci
Producer:Alberto Grimaldi
Writer:Giorgio Arlorio, Adriano Bolzoni
Distributor:United Artists

Description: This spaghetti western finds a despotic mine owner (Eduardo Fajardo) the target for revenge by the idealistic patriot Eufemio (Tony Musante). He hires Bill Douglas (Franco Nero) to incite a revolution that will oust the government and the greedy miner. Douglas agrees as long as his creature comforts are insured during the crossing of the unforgiving desert. Ricciolo (Jack Palance) is the mercenary working for the side of the mineowner. Ennio Morricone provides the music for this violent and humorous film.~ Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide

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