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The Mercenary

The Mercenary

The Mercenary, also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Corbucci. The film stars Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante and Giovanna Ralli, and features a musical score by Ennio Morricone and Bruno Nicolai. The film takes place during the Mexican Revolution and is a well-known example of the "Zapata Western" subgenre. The Mercenary was released the same year as Corbucci's more popular western, The Great Silence. The film is often compared to Corbucci's 1970 film, Compañeros, which features Nero and Palance in similar roles, and Tomas Milian in a role similar to Musante's in The Mercenary. Both films also had Morricone as ... more on Wikipedia

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