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Villa Rides!

Street Date:
October 18th, 2016
Movie Release Year:
1968
MPAA Rating:
R
Studio:
Olive Films
Length:
125 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Drama

Starring:

Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson

Director:

Buzz Kulik

Plot Synopsis:

Villa Rides!, Buzz Kulik's (Shamus) sprawling historical adventure set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution stars Yul Brynner (The Magnificent Seven) as the Mexican renegade Pancho Villa and Robert Mitchum (The Night of the Hunter) as Lee Arnold, an American fortune hunter for hire. Villa Rides! features a supporting cast that includes Charles Bronson (Messenger of Death) as Villa s right hand man, Rodolfo Fierro; Herbert Lom (A Shot in the Dark) as the imperious General Victoriano Huerta; Alexander Knox (The Longest Day) as President Francisco Madero; Fernando Rey (The French Connection) as the dutiful soldier Fuentes; and Grazia Buccella (After the Fox) as Fina, the woman who would share the love of both Villa and Arnold. Villa Rides! is written for the screen by the legendary Robert Towne (Oscar-winning screenwriter of Chinatown) and Sam Peckinpah (Oscar nominee for The Wild Bunch screenplay) based on the novel by William Douglas Lansford; photographed by Jack Hildyard (Oscar winner for The Bridge on the River Kwai) and features a rousing score by three-time Oscar winner Maurice Jarre (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, A Passage to India).