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« on: January 25, 2007, 04:12:17 PM »

I mean FOD and GBU are great movies but i feel as though this is the greater of the 3 films.

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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2007, 04:16:00 PM »

eek! You clicked the wrong sub-board! Just delete the thread and repost it in the Fistful of Dollars sub-board.

yes i know Grin Grin so i changed the subject
 

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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2007, 04:17:19 PM »

yes i know Grin Grin so i changed the subject
 

Crap. I just deleted my post, thinking I had dreamt the whole original topic... like in OUATIA. Only without opium.

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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2007, 04:18:29 PM »

Crap. I just deleted my post, thinking I had dreamt the whole original topic... like in OUATIA. Only without opium.

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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2007, 07:09:47 PM »

I agree. This is my favorite of the three. GBU is a very VERY close second, obviously. I particularly like Van Cleef's role.

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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2007, 08:16:37 PM »

Of Leone's westerns, this is my third fave, after GBU and GUI LA TESTA. OUTIW is magnificent, true, but it always feels too streached, ambitious and even portentous considering what little it eventualy has to say. It's basically exacty the same plot as FARDM, but with layers of then fashionable Italian political posturings probably coming from Leone's co-writers rather from Sergio himself.

FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE is a more simple and fantastic adventure, flawless in almost every department.

His best ever film though remains ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, for me at least.


ETA: Oops, didn't read the question properly, of "the 3", it's

GBU

FAFDM

FFOD

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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2007, 09:57:44 PM »

I prefer GBU, but both are ****/****, 10/10 movies to me.

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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2007, 09:38:03 AM »

For A Few Dollars More is my favourite of the dollars films, the running time is perfect (doesn't drag), the music is second only to Once Upon A Time In The West, Indio is a great bad guy (he's hilarious when he smokes his joints and reminds me of Gary Oldman's character in Leon in the overacting stakes), its comic moments are spot on (the hat shooting competition is classic Leone humour), Clint rocks, Van Cleef menaces and the whole film rules.

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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2007, 12:12:14 PM »

I prefer GBU overall for it's scope which this film is slightly lacking.

But if you have 2 hours to kill and want to see something excellent you can't go wrong with this one. The story stays on track and Leone never let's loose the way he does in GBU.

And the best part about it is Van Cleef is the hero of the movie. Not Clint (who is subjected to cleaning up after Cleef's leftovers just before the film ends).

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« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2007, 09:22:24 PM »

GBU
FAFDM
AFOD

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« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2007, 06:33:49 PM »

One can make the case that FFDM is the greatest since it was the first to exhibit the inimitable Leone style in all its glory. But, personally, I enjoy GBU more. It is to me what The Odyssey was to Homer's first audience (OUATITW, BTW, makes a good Iliad). FFDM is more like The Argonautica, great, but not AS great......

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« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2007, 06:56:12 PM »

,BTW, makes a good Iliad).

In what way? Jill may make a decent Cassandra, but Helen never, and do you mean Frank is Paris and Cheyenne as Achillies? So who (ha!) is Harmonica?

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« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2007, 07:05:16 PM »

who (ha!)



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« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2007, 06:03:25 PM »

I must admit, as much as I enjoy TGTBTU's great scope, wonderful characters and entertaining plot, I'm leaning to For A Few Dollars More as my fave of the 3 just because I find it more entertaining with a great score and excellent villains.

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« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2007, 06:25:15 PM »

The ending of FAFDM always brings a tear to my eye when Mortimer  says "I think it's all for you, you deserve it" then "Maybe next time".

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