Variety - 11/14/1984
"...A saucy, irreverent, quite funny send-up of the Western....[The] outrageous tale penned by Philip Taylor is handled with fine high humor..."
Paul Bartel's classic "anti-western" kicks off when news that a cache in gold is buried somewhere in the New Mexican town of Chile Verde, attracts a menagerie of cowboys, desperados, and gunfighters in search of the treasure. When the gruff enigmatic cowpoke known as Abel Wood (Hunter) teams up with a defiled singer (Divine) and a saloon owner (Kazan) the trio unites in a frenzy of greed and lust the likes of which Chile Verde has scarcely seen. How far will these disparate outlaws go to procure the treasure for themselves'