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PG| 2 hr. 19 min.

Plot Summary
At the beginning of the Mexican Revolution in 1913, greedy bandit Juan Miranda (Rod Steiger) and idealist John H. Mallory (James Coburn), an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national bank. When it turns out that the government has been using the bank as a hiding place for illegally detained political prisoners -- who are freed by the blast -- Miranda becomes a revolutionary hero against his will.

Cast: Rod Steiger , James Coburn , Romolo Valli , Maria Monti , Rick Battaglia , Franco Graziosi , Domingo Antoine , Goffredo Pistoni

Director: Sergio Leone

Genres: Western

A Fistful of Dynamite (1972)

Release Date: January 1st, 1972|2 hr. 19 min.

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  • 88
    Aaron Hillis Premiere

    At its most simplified, Sucker punches its way to the top of the Italian-western mountains, but never reaches the peak of its immortalized trilogy brethren. show more

  • 60
    TV Guide

    Well-plotted action, but as in most of Leone's films scenes seem to have been deleted from the American prints. show more

  • 90
    Chicago Reader

    A marvelous sense of detail and spectacular effects--good fun all the way. show more

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