Unfortunately Carson dies and Tuco only finds out the name of the cemetery, while Blondie finds out the name on the grave. When Blondie and Tuco come across a horse carriage loaded with dead bodies, they soon learn from the only survivor Bill Carson that he and a few other men have buried a stash of gold in a cemetery. Tuco and Blondie share a partnership together making money off Tuco's bounty, but when Blondie unties the partnership, Tuco tries to hunt down Blondie. I'd never sat through an entire Western befor, even though my Dad watched them constantly. Over the course of the film, Blondie and Tuco are captured by Union soldiers but escape this captivity.
In 2002, helped restore 14 minutes cut from the American release. The movie is long, but there's not a wasted scene in the film. Now the two must keep each other alive in order to find the gold. By far my favorite character was The Good, played by Clint. Simon Prescott subbed for Van Cleef, who had died in 1989. He then leaves Tuco out in the middle of the wilderness and leaves.
About 80 miles from Houston. Now the two must keep each other alive in order to find the gold. And Tuco The Ugly is a wanted outlaw trying to take care of his own hide. Tuco and Blondie share a partnership together making money off Tuco's bounty, but when Blondie unties the partnership, Tuco tries to hunt down Blondie. Shortly after this, Tuco finds Blondie and captures him.
Later on the bandit known as Tuco Ramirez is surrounded by three bounty hunters who are looking to capture him. If you haven't seen it yet, I strongly urge to do so. . But none of those gunslingers was as badass as , who cemented his icon status for all time when this film opened 50 years ago this week, on January 18, 1967. Blondie would not have recognized the sound of the Corpral's gun. That wasn't just because of the script giving him some backstory.
That it's no use to go on tormenting me! Suddenly a mysterious man known as Blondie approaches them and kills the bounty hunters. They then eventually find the buried gold after a Civil War battle. About every 3 or 4 months they would play it. The theme song will forever be etched in your brain. I mean, I would agree that most western's are pretty much the same and stereotypical. Any typical Western cliche that you can possibly think of is either given a unique twist or utterly destroyed by Leone's masterful storytelling.
The combination of story, cinematography, acting and musical score left nothing to be desired other than more of the same! Indeed, Eastwood himself was nearly decapitated by a chunk of flying debris during the bridge detonation scene; you can see it in the finished film flying inches from his head and landing a couple feet from the actor. It was where I lived anyway. Corral, The Gunfighter, High Noon, Shane- all great films, but saddled with the standard American Western morality- the good guy never takes liberties with the eastern schoolmarm, the bad guy wears a black hat, etc. Such a journey takes time. Even though Eastwood and Van Cleef had worked with Leone before, neither star could speak any Italian.
In fact, it probably already is, even if you haven't seen the movie! Then curl up with it on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon when you are in no hurry to do anything. The story flows so well and just compliments all of it's characters. The musical genius of Morricone and the incredible direction of Sergio Leone is a combination that will probably never be equaled. I have nothing but praise for this film. But since its qualities have been oft repeated in other viewer reviews, I will focus on what others didn't like about it. Don't rent it because you will not want to part with it once you've seen it.
Somehow, over the quarter century or so since their release, the critics have tended to change their opinions, and now these movies are generally regarded as classics. However, Blondie gets him out of captivity by shooting ropes to get Tuco released. Tuco and Blondie share a partnership together making money off Tuco's bounty, but when Blondie unties the partnership,. This often takes time, lots of time. The Good the Bad and the Ugly is a western film that came out in the year 1966. He ties Tuco up and rides away. Now the two must keep each other alive in order to find the gold.