The Big Gundown
The Big Gundown (1966)

This spaghetti western finds Jonathan Corbett (Lee Van Cleef) as the Texas lawman with a fast draw and deadly aim. He traces Cuchillo (Tomas Milian), accused of the rape and murder of a teenage girl, between the Mexican-U.S. border. Corbett… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 10, 2013
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Orndorf

It's a wonderful film, rich with style and loaded with surprises, with a fluid storytelling touch that brings substance to a genre that's often concerned solely with appearance.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Even if Van Cleef is a one-dimensional actor, he nevertheless has a tremendous screen presence.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A fun and exciting Western thriller...

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

The U.S. premiere of this surprisingly thoughtful 1960s spaghetti western gives an opportunity to reflect on the genre.

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Carlos Magalhães
Sollima's Western is an exciting manhunt that follows the structure of a road-movie, with its two main characters meeting over and over in many different… More
Eric Broome
The plot of "The Big Gundown" is a little thin, centered on a sharpshooting lawman (spaghetti-western stalwart Lee Van Cleef) in pursuit of a Mexican… More
Conner Rainwater
It's nowhere near as good as its reputation as the fourth greatest Spaghetti Western, but it is indeed a really cool movie. The reason it succeeds is… More
Walter M.
After having pretty much run out of business opportunities as a bounty hunter and getting no younger, John Corbett(Lee Van Cleef) decides to browse… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Fun western from Sollima. Lee Van Cleef is chasing a sneaky mexican bandit, and in the process meets hot crazy girls, lazy mexican officials and other assorted… More