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spaghetti western

A usually low-budget cowboy film set in the American West but filmed in a European country, especially Italy. A: "What kind of movie do you want to watch tonight?" B: "How about a spaghetti western?"
See also: western
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The Spaghetti Western Orchestra is at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on Sunday.
I'm going to find places that actually resemble,in one way or another, theSpanish locales they had in spaghetti Westerns - no man's land with American soldiers and French peasants and French resistance and Nazi occupiers.
Spaghetti Western veteran Anthony Steffen died of cancer June 5 in Rio de Janiero.
The multi-million pound commercial pits Manchester United - including Juan Sebastian Veron, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - against Real Madrid - including Raul and Roberto Carlos - in a spoof spaghetti western.
The description Spaghetti Western was meant to be insulting but now the films that Hollywood despised have become a cult.
Because of the desert setting and the readily available southern Spanish extras, a usual theme in Spaghetti Westerns was the Mexican Revolution, Mexican bandits and the border zone between Mexico and the US.
This reprint of the 1998 book details the career of actor Lee Van Cleef, who played villains in Westerns such as High Noon and in Spaghetti Westerns such as The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
In the 1960s spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars and For A Few Dollars More increased his profile further before he found one of his trademark roles in the second sequel, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
The Kill Bill movies have been described as ultra violent and sadistic but Quentin says the style is just the same as you'd see in spaghetti westerns, high-kicking kung-fu flicks or samurai sagas.
SOMEONE should have told Clint Eastwood now that he's given up Spaghetti Westerns he should also cut down a bit on the pasta.
Weinstein notes that the movie "is filled with Italian influences--the spaghetti Westerns,
The comedy duo recently broke box-office records in London's West End with their sci-fi spoof Fantastical Voyage and their latest show, Spittoon, has been inspired by Hollywood action movies and spaghetti westerns.
This was followed by his indelible performances as "the man with no name" in the so-called spaghetti westerns directed by Sergio Leone, "A Fistful of Dollars," "For a Few Dollars More" and "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Even as someone whose slight knowledge of Spanish is owed to spaghetti westerns can recommend it as a jolly romp.
When Clint Eastwood first appeared in spaghetti westerns I marked him down as beautiful but dumb.