The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Release Date 1966-12-23
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian Spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the title roles respectively. The screenplay was written by Age & Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni and Leone, based on a story by Vincenzoni and Leone. Director of photography Tonino Delli Colli was responsible for the film's sweeping widescreen cinematography and Ennio Morricone composed the famous film score, including its main theme. It is the third film in the Dollars Trilogy following A Fistful of Dollars and For a Few Dollars More. The plot revolves around three gunslingers competing to find a fortune in buried Confederate gold amid the violent chaos of gunfights, hangings, American Civil War battles and prison camps. The film was a co-production between companies in Italy, Spain and West Germany.

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Actors & Characters

Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood Man with No Name Man with No Name
Lee Van Cleef Lee Van Cleef Sentenza Sentenza
Eli Wallach Eli Wallach Tuco Tuco
Al Mulock Al Mulock One-Armed Bounty Hunter One-Armed Bounty Hunter
Mario Brega Mario Brega Cpl. Wallace Cpl. Wallace
Rada Rassimov Rada Rassimov Maria Maria
Luigi Pistilli Luigi Pistilli Father Pablo Ramirez Father Pablo Ramirez
Antonio Casale Antonio Casale Jackson Jackson
John Bartha John Bartha Sheriff Sheriff
Aldo Giuffrè Aldo Giuffrè Alcoholic Union Captain Alcoholic Union Captain


Tonino Delli Colli Cinematography
Sergio Leone Director
Eugenio Alabiso Editor
Nino Baragli Editor
Ennio Morricone Music
Alberto Grimaldi Producer
Sergio Leone Writer
Luciano Vincenzoni Writer
Agenore Incrocci Writer
Furio Scarpelli Writer
Mickey Knox Writer