Three Amigos! Poster

Release Date: February 27th, 2005

DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 1999

PG|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Three cowboy movie stars from the silent era -- Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin) and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) -- are fired when one of their movies bombs. In what seems to be a career-saving offer, young Mexican woman Carmen (Patrice Martinez) offers them a high-paying gig in her village. The three jump at the opportunity, expecting to do their typical act, but Carmen believes they are really heroes and asks them to rid her village of bad guy El Guapo (Alfonso Arau).

Cast: Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Patrice Martinez, Alfonso Arau, Tony Plana, Joe Mantegna, Jon Lovitz

Director: John Landis

Genres: Comedy, Western

Production Co: Home Box Office (HBO)

Keywords: Amusing, Endearing, Love interest, Underdog, Madcap, Friendship, Lighthearted, Transformation, Rescue

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It's a big, likable movie without quite enough jokes, but the stars take turns with the burden, carrying the thing in relays. They're fun to watch. [16 Dec 1986, p.D4]

  • Masters of impersonation all, Martin, Chase and Short are a rivetting trio. All seem perfectly at home in the wacky rhythm of this picture and in contributing their individual talents to the very funny whole. For the folks who see them, the Amigos' enthusiasm will likely be contagious. [12 Dec 1986, p.D4]

  • Martin is joyful; Chase seems depressed, and Short comes off as merely happy to be in his first movie. show more

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