May 23, 2018
Every genre-loving moviegoer should see at least once projected on a theater screen.
May 21, 2018
The climatic bloodbath of A Fistful of Dollars still stings because the film's swaggering braggadocio deliberately fails to prepare us for it.
Apr 13, 2018
[Clint] Eastwood may not have been technically gifted, but he had plenty of star quality.
Apr 13, 2018
A Fistful of Dollars has a cult, comic-book intensity. It is the punk rock of westerns.
May 23, 2011
Once in a great while a western comes along that breaks new ground and becomes a classic of the genre.
Mar 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.
Jan 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.
Oct 1, 2003
What more could a body want?
Jan 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.