The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

DVD - 1998
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During the American Civil War, three men seek hidden loot. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other. Very violent and drawn out western.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, c1998
Edition: Widescreen version
ISBN: 9780792838050
079283805X
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.43 GOO NVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (176 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Good, the bad & the ugly

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patch666
Jun 10, 2018

Classic ~ 420 Great Score>> great characters. Lee Van Cleef is awesome !!!!!

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VonHafenstaaad
Jan 19, 2018

Sergio Leone's grandiose 1966 western epic is nothing less than a masterclass in movie storytelling, a dynamic testament to the sheer, invigorating uniqueness of cinema.

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MontMoroc
Jan 04, 2018

This is an all time cinema classic Western. It is a unique western with a different plot. The three stars, Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef, each give magnificent performances. The plot is utterly fascinating, having you wondering until the very end how it will turn out. The scenery is absolutely beautiful when it is not cruel. The movie is filled with varied scenarios, each somehow related to the main plot. This is a must see movie for anyone who has ever watched a motion picture and a grand prize for Clint Eastwood fans.

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Maoisdead
Jan 04, 2018

Leone reaches the level of absolute perfection in this third film of his Dollar Trilogy, a magnificent Spaghetti Western - arguably the best of them all - that features fantastic performances, an unforgettable score and a sublime, breathtaking cinematography.

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SpaceAngel
Dec 01, 2017

Completely over-rated. A total waste of time. A horribly callous mentality prevails throughout. Eastwood's character sucks

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Lex
Sep 13, 2017

A classic. One of the best movies made. IMDb gives it 8.9, which is a remarkably high score.

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Ron@Ottawa
Aug 19, 2017

At 3 hours this is one long film, and with some good editing it can be shortened and made better. Great sound track. But it pales by comparison with my all-time favourite, Once Upon a Time in The West, also by Sergio Leone.

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Grunwald65
Oct 31, 2016

The best of the Dollars trilogy by far and chronologically precedes the other two in the Leone-verse. The blue ray is the one to buy (not borrow!) as there's about 20 extra minutes in it.

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Latin_Thinker
May 05, 2016

The greatest movie ever made, bar none. Forget Citizen Kane. Forget Casablanca. THIS is the standard by which all others are judged. This type of cinematic perfection has yet to be reproduced anywhere since and probably never will. From Clint's steely eyed stare, to Tuco's wild feral look, to Angel Eyes' cold cruel demeanor, this movie presents a believably effective character study of 3 very different personalities all vying for the same goal: a fortune in military cash. One of them will do everything to get it, one of them will do anything to get it, and the third will do anything to get it first and keep the other two from succeeding. Brilliant cinematography, acting (especially from the late great Eli Wallach) directing (from the equally late and great Sergio Leone) along with an unforgettable soundtrack (by the brilliant musical prodigy Ennio Morricone) and remarkable set pieces combine to create an epic of timeless proportions. The movie even looks incredible despite being filmed in the late 60's!
If you love movies, if you appreciate a good story along with nail biting action, you cannot go through life without seeing this one.
THE GOOD: Everything.
THE BAD: Nothing.
THE UGLY: The bad and the ugly have passed. God rest their souls.

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JihadiConservative
Apr 20, 2016

On my top movies of all time and for sure the best western other than The Unforgiven.

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tgwilliams
Jul 23, 2014

"There are two kinds of people in the world, my friend! Ones with loaded guns and ones who dig ... you dig!

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tgwilliams
Jun 20, 2013

tsk tsk such ingratitude after all the times I've saved your life

aaa5756 Mar 29, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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Monolith
Nov 12, 2012

Tuco (after shooting a talkative one armed assassin from his bathtub): "When you have to shoot, shoot! Don't talk."

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Monolith
Nov 12, 2012

Blondie (to Tuco): “You see, in this world there’s two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.”

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