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A Fistful of Dollars (Per un Pugno di Dollari) Reviews

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TIME Magazine
May 23, 2011
Once in a great while a western comes along that breaks new ground and becomes a classic of the genre.
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
This is a hard-hitting item, ably directed, splendidly lensed, neatly acted, which has all the ingredients wanted by action fans and then some.
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
June 22, 2006
From Clint Eastwood's iconic performance to Ennio Morricone's unforgettable (and much-parodied) musical score, A Fistful of Dollars (****) took the western down trails it had never explored.
| Original Score: 4/4
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
January 26, 2006
Though far less operatic and satisfying than Leone's later work, his first spaghetti Western with Eastwood still looks stylish, if a little rough at the edges.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Egregiously synthetic but engrossingly morbid, violent film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Really little more than a series of loosely connected shoot-outs -- but, as Sergio Leone proved, there can be a lot of fun in that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4