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Questions tagged [the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly]

1966 Sergio Leone/Clint Eastwood collaboration where the main character played by Eastwood is similar to that of other Leone films. The plot concerns the race to the location of a hidden cache of gold coins stolen from a Civil War payroll. Eastwood conveys "The Good" opposite Lee Van Cleef "The Bad" and Eli Wallach "The Ugly" in the race to the prize.

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Is there a longer alternative version of The Good The Bad and the Ugly?

According to IMDB, the theatrical release of The good, The Bad and the Ugly is 2hr 28mins long. This corresponds with the (old) DVD I have of the movie. But I recently saw an online version that ...
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Did Blondie know Tuco before they met?

In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Blondie and Tuco meet when Tuco is saved from three bounty hunters/bandits by Blondie. Tuco is then worth 2000 dollars, and Blondie gets 1000 from their first scam ...
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Who was Angel Eyes trying to shoot first?

During the finale of The Good, The Bad And The Ugly it was clear that Blondie was always going to shoot Angel Eyes, given his prior knowledge that Tuco's gun was unloaded. It was also clear that Tuco ...
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Nylon brush in a Western?

You tell me. Is that a Nylon brush in that hand? The movie this comes from was set in 1865. I know... I know. Endless loops of gaffs and goofs. No. Not looking for trouble. Those are Clint's ...
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What is the meaning of the apearance of dogs in the good the bad the ugly?

Last night I watched the 4K Remastered Edition of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. What a great movie! Now I noticed something I'm curious about. There are several (at least 3, maybe 4) appearances ...
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Is the man with no name the same character?

This is a question I tried to find an answer off of a comment by Napoleon on a different question. The man with no name is the central character in what is commonly called the "Dollars trilogy", i.e.,...
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Reason for choosing Lee Van Cleef to play The Bad in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I recently watched Fistful of Dollars and then For a Few Dollars More. Both movies had an amazing villain in Gian Maria Volonté and interestingly Lee Van Cleef played a good guy in the second movie ...
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Is the Good, The Bad and The Ugly set before a Fistful of Dollars?

In the Man With no Name trilogy the third movie to be made (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (GBU)) is sometimes said to be set before the first of the movies to be released, A Fistful of Dollars (FFD). ...
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What does Tuco throw away in “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” when they reach the graveyard?

Right when "The Ecstasy of Gold" starts to play, after he's done being shot with the cannon (really weird, by the way, that they camped out only 100 yards from the graveyard and yet he tried to steal ...
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What are they doing with the Union soldier in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly?

I always thought this scene in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly was weird. At about 2:10, as Blondie and Tuco are running down to the bridge with a stretcher and the explosives, they stop suddenly and ...
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Does it matter in which order I watch the “Man With No Name” trilogy?

I've never watched a classic western, so I'm looking to give the genre a try. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly seems to be the most popular (and rated #4 on IMDB's top 250) so I thought I'd watch that ...