Uncut - 05/01/2005
"[In an] inspired piece of casting....Leone took Rod Steiger and James Coburn and made them, respectively, an impassioned Mexican revolutionary and a cerebral IRA man in exile."
Sight and Sound - 06/01/2005
"[T]his is Leone at his most overtly political....[With] many bravura moments..."
Sergio Leone, famous for his "spaghetti westerns," directed this humorous tale about an Irish terrorist obsessed with explosives who teams up with a down-to-earth peasant during the Mexican Revolution. A FISTFUL OF DYNAMITE (aka DUCK, YOU SUCKER) stars James Coburn and Rod Steiger.
An apolitical bandit plotting a bank job meets an explosives expert haunted by memories of his participation in the Irish Rebellion. The two join forces, and together they get drawn into the Mexican revolution.
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