The Big Gundown
The Big Gundown (1966)

Jonathan Corbett (Lee Van Cleef) is one of the top lawmen in the State of Texas. He's so good at what he does, that he's been approached by Brokston (Walter Barnes), a wealthy speculator and power-broker, about running for the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1966
DVD 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 Magalhăes
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