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

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May 23, 2011
Once in a great while a western comes along that breaks new ground and becomes a classic of the genre.
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.
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.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
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.
May 9, 2005
Egregiously synthetic but engrossingly morbid, violent film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4