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For a Few Dollars More

1965 Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone Website

Approval Rate: 94%

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    Tue Sep 08 2009

    I guess I'm somewhat of an abnormality among fans of westerns. I love westerns. I'll watch horrible low budget westerns and have a great time. But I've never liked spaghetti westerns. I don't get them, I don't find them that entertaining, and the English dubbed over the Italian of the supporting actors is distracting. "For A Few Dollars More", "The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly", and "A Fistful Of Dollars" aren't horrible as far as spaghetti westerns go, but I have trouble calling them good. If I want to watch a western, give me a John Ford movie with John Wayne, or maybe something more recent like Tombstone or The Quick and the Dead. (Wait a minute, did I really just say I liked a movie that starred both Sharon Stone and Leonardo DiCaprio?)

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    Tue Sep 08 2009

    One of the greatest westerns of all time, "For A Few Dollars More" (1965) stands janus-faced between the epic, "The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly" (1967), and the coarser "A Fistful Of Dollars" (1964). But "For A Few Dollars More" may have been the best of Sergio Leone's 'Man With No Name' series (not to mention his many westerns). This movie has so much more depth as Clint Eastwood's iconoclastic anti-hero, Manco, matches wits with Lee Van Cleef's honorable-but-ruthless Colonel Douglas Mortimer in a deadly game of bounty hunting/killing. However, their nemesis is the dope-addicted gang leader, Indio, played by Gian Maria Volonte- and both men must learn to be trustful, if not reluctant, partners to each other. Yet, Eastwood's character plays second fiddle to Mortimer, as the older bounty killer has some unfinished personal business to settle with the bestial Indio. Spliced with gunfights, visuals and a haunting soundtrack, "For A Few Dollars More" is undoubtedly a masterpiece. Two sce... Read more

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    Sat May 23 2009

    This is the second of the Dollars trilogy and I have seen it many times. I like the idea of Lee Van Cleef and Clint Eastwood being on the the same side and if not heroes, at least, maybe, anti-heroes.

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    Wed Apr 01 2009

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    Sat Jan 24 2009

    This is one of the top ten westerns of all time, let alone top Clint Eastwood westerns. Everything comes together, in a perfect confluence of melodramatic music, cinematography, and characterization. Sure, the bad guys are cardboard cut-outs of villains (except for Indio, who is truly unique and insane), except to the umpteenth degree. I thought the plot was original---a bank safe hidden in plain sight in the bank, inside a specially-built cabinet, that Indio learns about from his cell-mate (whom he promptly butchers during his jail escape) older bounty hunter, seemingly out to compete with Mango (Clint) for the rewards, but ultimately, only in it to avenge the death of his sister at Indio's hands. Very textured, powerful film. I'll never tire of watching this. And the last Clint quote of the movie tops any of his famous quotes ("No problem, old man...thought I was having trouble with my's alright now.") Brilliant

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    Thu Dec 18 2008

    The Bottom Line: For a Few Dollars More could have used tighter pacing, especially in its draggy third act; it's a must-see for fans of Leone or Eastwood, but not a terribly accomplished film in its own right.

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    Mon Dec 01 2008

    this movie goes down in history for many reasons, but mainly because Lee Van Cleef totally stole the show from Clint Eastwood. The way Van cleef played the character was so cool, with untouchable confidence. You never knew what to expect from him. One of the best scenes is when van cleef confronts Klaus Kinski(hunchback) in the bar and hardly a word is said but still he is very effective because of his presence. He is not just a tough guy but very smart also. This dvd is the european region 2 disc and surprisingly there is no extra footage like in the GBUgly disc. Harry Dean Stanton is in the TV opening footage with a guy whose face you don't see that is supposed to be Eastwood but is not. What a beautifully perfect film.

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    Tue Nov 04 2008

    This is fantastic movie, a real epic tale of bounty hunters and their ruthless prey. The performances are outstanding and the film benefits hugely from a brilliant turn by Lee Van Cleef. Clint's on top form and the film is magnificent.

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    Mon Oct 06 2008

    This is the sequel to A Fistful of Dollars -- I think it actually outdoes the original.

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