Il mio nome è Shangai Joe is a 1967 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Mario Caiano and starring Richard Harrison, Margaret Lee, and Fernando Sancho. The film tells the story of a man named Shangai Joe who is hired by a wealthy landowner to protect his daughter from a group of bandits. The film begins with Shangai Joe arriving in a small town in the American West. He is immediately approached by a group of bandits who attempt to rob him. Shangai Joe easily defeats them and takes their money. He then goes to the local saloon, where he meets the landowner, Mr. Brown. Brown tells Shangai Joe that his daughter, Mary, has been kidnapped by a group of bandits led by the ruthless El Diablo. Brown offers Shangai Joe a large sum of money if he will rescue Mary. Shangai Joe agrees to help Brown and sets out on a journey to find Mary. He soon tracks down the bandits and rescues Mary. However, El Diablo is not willing to let Mary go without a fight. He and Shangai Joe engage in a fierce battle, which Shangai Joe eventually wins. With El Diablo defeated, Shangai Joe returns Mary to her father. Brown is grateful for Shangai Joe's help and offers him a job as his bodyguard. Shangai Joe accepts the job and remains with Brown for the rest of the film. Il mio nome è Shangai Joe is a well-made Spaghetti Western film with plenty of action and suspense. The film is also notable for its strong female characters, such as Mary and El Diablo's girlfriend, Lola. Overall, Il mio nome è Shangai Joe is a solid Spaghetti Western film that is sure to please fans of the genre.

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Shanghai Joe (1973)

1h 38m · 5/14/1975

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Il mio nome è Shangai Joe is a 1967 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Mario Caiano and starring Richard Harrison, Margaret Lee, and Fernando Sancho. The film tells the story of a man named Shangai Joe who is hired by a wealthy landowner to protect his daughter from a group of bandits. The film begins with Shangai Joe arriving in a small town in the American West. He is immediately approached by a group of bandits who attempt to rob him. Shangai Joe easily defeats them and takes their money. He then goes to the local saloon, where he meets the landowner, Mr. Brown. Brown tells Shangai Joe that his daughter, Mary, has been kidnapped by a group of bandits led by the ruthless El Diablo. Brown offers Shangai Joe a large sum of money if he will rescue Mary. Shangai Joe agrees to help Brown and sets out on a journey to find Mary. He soon tracks down the bandits and rescues Mary. However, El Diablo is not willing to let Mary go without a fight. He and Shangai Joe engage in a fierce battle, which Shangai Joe eventually wins. With El Diablo defeated, Shangai Joe returns Mary to her father. Brown is grateful for Shangai Joe's help and offers him a job as his bodyguard. Shangai Joe accepts the job and remains with Brown for the rest of the film. Il mio nome è Shangai Joe is a well-made Spaghetti Western film with plenty of action and suspense. The film is also notable for its strong female characters, such as Mary and El Diablo's girlfriend, Lola. Overall, Il mio nome è Shangai Joe is a solid Spaghetti Western film that is sure to please fans of the genre.

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Released
Cast
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Chen Lee

Shanghai Joe / Chin Hao
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Klaus Kinski

Scalper Jack
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Carla Romanelli

Cristina
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Gordon Mitchell

Burying Sam
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Katsutoshi Mikuriya

Mikuja
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Robert Hundar

Pedro, The Cannibal
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Giacomo Rossi Stuart

Tricky the Gambler
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Piero Lulli

Stanley Spencer
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Umberto D'Orsi

Poker player
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Lorenzo Fineschi

Cowboy
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Federico Boido

Slim (as Rick Boyd)
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Dante Maggio

Doctor
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Carla Mancini

Conchita
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Luigi Antonio Guerra

Spencer Friend
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Andrea Aureli

Sheriff Andy Corrotto
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Enrico Marciani

Spencer Friend
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Giovanni Sabbatini

One-eyed Pirate
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George Wang

Master Yang
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Dante Cleri

Manuel, Barman
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Angelo Susani

Stagecoach Driver
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Charles Howerton

Shanghai Joe (voice)
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Osiride Pevarello

False Teeth - Ranch Hand
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Sergio Testori

Ranch Hand
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Pietro Torrisi

Ranch Hand
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Lars Bloch

Racist (uncredited)
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Aldo Cecconi

Racist (uncredited)
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Alfonso de la Vega

Craig - Slave Trader (uncredited)
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Roberto Dell'Acqua

Smitty (uncredited)
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Raniero Dorascenzi

Cowboy (uncredited)
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Tito García

Jesus, Slave Trader (uncredited)
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Veriano Ginesi

Blacksmith (uncredited)
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Deogratias Huerta

Slaver (uncredited)
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Franco Moruzzi

Ranch Hand (uncredited)
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Claudio Ruffini

Tricky's Partner (uncredited)
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Francisco Sanz

Cristina's Father (uncredited)
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Franco Ukmar

Tricky's Friend (uncredited)
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Sergio Ukmar

Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Crew
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Mario Caiano

Writer
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Carlo Alberto Alfieri

Writer
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Fabrizio Trifone Trecca

Writer
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Mario Caiano

Director
Disc Releases
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The Fighting Fist of Shanghai Joe

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/6/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

The Fighting Fist of Shanghai Joe

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/6/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

The Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe

(DVD)

11/15/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Fighting Fist of Shanghai Joe

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

10/12/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Fighting Fist of Shanghai Joe

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/13/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

The Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe

(DVD)

12/3/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Fighting Fist of Shanghai Joe

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

10/20/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Shanghai Joe

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

11/28/2022

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