The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Synopsis
Director Sergio Leone’s surreal masterpiece of the American West during the last days of the Civil War follows a trio of violent and unrepentant gunslingers (Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef) who engage in a jaw-dropping series of double...
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
There are two kinds of people, my friend. Those who love Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, and those who resist the machismo...
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100

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Gorgeously stoic art film.
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100

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
Though ordained from the beginning, the three-way showdown that climaxes the film is tense and thoroughly astonishing.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
An improbable masterpiece -- a bizarre mixture of grandly operatic visuals, grim brutality and sordid violence that keeps wrenching you...
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80

TV Guide

A massive, many-faceted film that continues to hold up, viewing after viewing.
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70

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
All told, and in giant widescreen, it's only blood-red adolescent fun, but it blooms like Douglas Sirk with a Gatling gun compared to the...
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60

Variety

A curious amalgam of the visually striking, the dramatically feeble and the offensively sadistic.
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Five Word Review

By redyeah
Don't f*** wit Clint Eastwood!...

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By gladiator 12
best movie of the 20th century next to Alien and T2....

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By missbrenna
i came into this movie not knowing it had comedic value, which was pretty good; and there were enough silly and bad*** moments for me to understand why its a cult classic....

Oh My God

By fuzinthewater
This movie is the greatest movie ever made. It is easily my favorite movie and I don't see how anyone could disagree. It has great characters, plot, and actors. Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, and Lee...

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

By railwaybaron
One of the finest films ever! The musical score even topped The Magnificant Seven or for that matter The Sound of Music ! The graveyard run and shootout is some of the best choeographed/edited cinema...

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Rated R | For Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Potent Italian-Western shoot-'em up/war drama.
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