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Return of the Seven

  • Drama
  • Western
  • 1966
  • Burt Kennedy
  • 90 mins
  • PG

Summary

Western sequel to The Magnificent Seven, starring Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller and Warren Oates. A small band of fighters is recruited to go to the rescue of an impoverished Mexican village, whose men have been kidnapped by a band of gunmen.

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Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

The title of this sequel to The Magnificent Seven is more enticing than truthful, for Yul Brynner is the sole returnee from John Sturges's blistering translation of Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. Of the newcomers, trusty tough guys Warren Oates and Claude Akins alone cut the mustard as Brynner and his band attempt to liberate a Mexican village from the slavery imposed by a megalomaniac father grieving for his dead son. Director Burt Kennedy could always be depended upon to grind out robust westerns, but Larry Cohen's derivative script gives him too little to get his teeth into.

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Credits

Cast

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ChrisYul Brynner
VinRobert Fuller
ChicoJulian Mateos
ColbeeWarren Oates
ManuelJordan Christopher
FrankClaude Akins
LuisVirgilio Teixeira
LorcaEmilio Fernandez
LopezRodolfo Acosta
PetraElisa Montés
PriestFernando Rey

Crew

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DirectorBurt Kennedy

Details

Theatrical distributor
United Artists Corp. Ltd
Released on
1967-02-02
Languages
English | Spanish
Guidance
Edited for some of its violence.
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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