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Beyond the Law (1968)

Al di là della legge (original title)
PG | | Western | March 1975 (USA)
A trio of thieves plot to steal a town's silver shipment but a turn of events makes them the town's heroes.

Director:

Giorgio Stegani

Writers:

Warren Kiefer (story) (as Warren D. Kiefer), Mino Roli (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Van Cleef ... Billy Joe Cudlip
Antonio Sabato ... Ben Novack (as Antonio Sabãto)
Gordon Mitchell ... Burton
Lionel Stander ... Preacher
Bud Spencer ... James Cooper
Graziella Granata Graziella Granata ... Sally Davis
Herbert Fux ... Eustaccio / Denholm
Carlo Gaddi Carlo Gaddi ... Bandit #2
Ann Smyrner ... Lola / Betty
Enzo Fiermonte ... Sheriff John Ferguson
Hans Elwenspoek Hans Elwenspoek ... Mr. Davis
Adriana Facchetti Adriana Facchetti ... Hotel owner
Romano Puppo ... Sam - Burton Bandit
Günther Stoll Günther Stoll ... Burtons Right Hand
Valentina Arrigoni Valentina Arrigoni ... Lola
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A trio of thieves plot to steal a town's silver shipment but a turn of events makes them the town's heroes.

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Taglines:

Outlaw Sheriff - Within the Law, Without the Law, Beyond the Law. See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

March 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bloodsilver See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Roxy Film, Sancrosiap See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When handed a rifle, Ben Novack says it's a little bigger than the one he used in Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia was not a country until 1918; this movie never states the exact year it takes place but it's clearly in the 1800s. See more »

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Referenced in Inglourious Basterds (2009) See more »

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Okay, but could have been better
4 December 1999 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

The basic story was very interesting, and parts of it were well executed. Especially the GREAT ending, which gives Van Cleef a chance to do some excellent acting without having to say a word.

The problem with the movie is that (uncut) it's too long, and way too drawn out. It could have been edited down by twenty minutes or so. Also, the movie does not explore Van Cleef's character's transformation enough, with is a serious mistake.

The more you like spaghetti westerns, the more chance there is you'll like it. You also get to see Bud Spencer without his beard!


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