"Fate brought them together
Greed made them inseperable
Violence made them Compañeros!
Yodlof Petersen (Franco
Nero) is a suave Swedish arms dealer with a love for
fast money. Bosco (Thomas Milian
of Traffic) is a trigger-happy
Mexican bandit with a hate for suave Swedish arms dealers.
But when the two team up to kidnap a professor who holds the
key to a fortune in gold, they find themselves hunted by the
American army, stalked by a marijuana-crazed sadist (Academy
Award® Winner Jack Palance)
and trapped in the middle of a revolution about to explode.
Can these two enemies blast their way across Mexico together
without killing each other first?
Written and Directed by the legendary
Compañeros is a once in a lifetime teaming of the two
greatest European stars in 'Spaghetti Western' history. Fernando
Ray co-stars in this action-packed
comedy classic that also features a remarkable score by Ennio
I was really looking forward to seeing
this one as soon as I noticed Franco
Nero, Thomas Milian and
Jack Palance was in it. There's
just something about Palance that I love, and his performance
in Compaņeros is no exception. His "bad guy" character is
just great and he's as "spooky" as ever. The two compaņeros
Nero and Milian did a great job as well. They worked really
well together. The Score is also great, and the Sombreros,
Compaņeros song really sticked to my brain. There are also
a couple of truly memorable scenes, like the scene where Nero
is about to be hanged and the "rat torture" sequence really
stand out. Well, what more can I say, I never felt bored,
the humour worked well and the acting was good! This is Spaghetti
western the way it should be. Highly recommended!
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