The Mercenary

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

This better than average spaghetti oater has Nero in the title role as the hired hand assigned to help a mine owner transport silver across the border to Texas during the Mexican Revolution. He finds himself up against a troop of Mexican soldiers. When they try to lay claim on the mine, he is forced to kill them with the aid of a machinegun. Nero teams...read more

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This better than average spaghetti oater has Nero in the title role as the hired hand assigned to help a mine owner transport silver across the border to Texas during the Mexican Revolution. He finds himself up against a troop of Mexican soldiers. When they try to lay claim on the mine,

he is forced to kill them with the aid of a machinegun. Nero teams with Musante and together they travel around, rob banks, and free revolutionaries. Eventually, after a fair amount of fighting and back-stabbing, the pair go their separate ways. A highlight of the film occurs when mercenary

Palance is abandoned by Nero in the desert. Morricone's score is as atmospheric as the setting.

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