among the best spaghetti westerns....Ennio Morricone's score is baffling (in a good way) and Lee Van Cleef is, as always, perfect
Routine Spaghetti Western. Roger Ebert's 1969 review includes this canny observation: "Van Cleef's face, in closeup, has the lean, hardened, embittered expression of a man who has either (a) been pursuing his lonely vengeance across the plains of the West for 30 years, or (b) realizes he will be making spaghetti Westerns the rest of his life."
Other than the Leone and Corbucci spaghetti westerns, this is as good as they come. One of the definitive revenge movies.
Superior spaghetti western from director Giulio Petroni features another iconic performance from B-movie star Lee Van Cleef. Stylishly shot with a compelling story and another great western score by Ennio Morricone. Not any kind of masterpiece, but great entertainment for spaghetti western fans.