Yodlaf Peterson (Franco Nero of KEOMA) is a suave Swedish arms dealer with a love for fast money. Vasco (Tomas 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 Sergio Corbucci (DJANGO), COMPAÑEROS is a once-in-a-lifetime teaming of the two greatest European stars in 'Spaghetti Western' history. Fernando Rey (THE FRENCH CONNECTION) co-stars in this action-packed comedy classic that also features a remarkable score by Ennio Morricone (THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY).

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Compañeros (1970)

R

Western/Comedy · 2h 0m · 12/18/1970

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Death was their trademark, money their code of honor, and they're destined to kill each other.

Description

Yodlaf Peterson (Franco Nero of KEOMA) is a suave Swedish arms dealer with a love for fast money. Vasco (Tomas 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 Sergio Corbucci (DJANGO), COMPAÑEROS is a once-in-a-lifetime teaming of the two greatest European stars in 'Spaghetti Western' history. Fernando Rey (THE FRENCH CONNECTION) co-stars in this action-packed comedy classic that also features a remarkable score by Ennio Morricone (THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY).

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Status

Released

Languages

French, English, Spanish, Italian

Countries

Italy, Spain, Germany

Production Company

Tritone Cinematografica

Revenue

$1,451,000
Cast
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Franco Nero

Yodlaf Peterson
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Tomas Milian

El Vasco
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Fernando Rey

Professor Vitaliano Xantos
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Iris Berben

Lola
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José Bódalo

General Mongo Álvarez (as Francisco Bódalo)
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Eduardo Fajardo

Mexican Colonel (as Edoardo Fajardo)
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Karin Schubert

Zaira Harris
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Gino Pernice

Casino Croupier (as Luigi Pernice)
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Álvaro de Luna

John's Henchman
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Jesús Fernández

Teenage Xantista
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Claudio Scarchilli

Mexican Officer
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Lorenzo Robledo

Captain Jim
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Giovanni Petti

Mexican Border Officer
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Gérard Tichy

Mexican Lieutenant
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Gianni Pulone

John's Henchman (as Giovanni Pulone)
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Jack Palance

John Svedese
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Rafael Albaicín

Mongo Henchman (uncredited)
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Simón Arriaga

Mongo Henchman (uncredited)
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José Canalejas

Mongo Henchman (uncredited)
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Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni

Choir Member (uncredited)
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Ramón Fernández Tejela

Xantista (uncredited)
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Tito García

Pepito Tigrero (uncredited)
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Víctor Israel

Rosenbloom Henchman with Brown Suit (uncredited)
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José Luis Lizalde

Cantina Barman (uncredited)
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José Marco

Fort Yuma Corporal (uncredited)
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Antonio Padilla

Mongo Henchman (uncredited)
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Joaquín Parra

Mexican Patrol Lieutenant (uncredited)
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Vicente Roca

Rosenbloom Henchman with Tropical Hat (uncredited)
Crew
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Sergio Corbucci

Director
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Dino Maiuri

Writer
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Massimo De Rita

Writer
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Fritz Ebert

Writer
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Sergio Corbucci

Writer
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Ennio Morricone

Music
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Alejandro Ulloa

Cinematograpy
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Eugenio Alabiso

Editor
Disc Releases
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Companeros

(DVD)

7/1/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

Companeros

(DVD)

7/24/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Compañeros

(DVD)

7/24/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Compañeros

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

10/28/2014

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