ⓘ The Ugly Ones


ⓘ The Ugly Ones

The Ugly Ones is a 1966 Spanish-Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Eugenio Martin.

The film marked the debut of Tomas Milian in the western genre and was the first film score of composer Stelvio Cipriani. It was also the first Spanish western to receive a state funding for the "artistic interest of the work". The film was based on the 1958 novel The Bounty Killer by Marvin H. Albert.

It was shown as part of a retrospective on Spaghetti Western at the 64th Venice International Film Festival. On October 11, 2017 Eugenio Martin was honored for the fiftieth anniversary of this at the 7º Almeria Western Film Festival.


1. Plot

The notorious bounty hunter Luke Chilson pursues the Mexican fugitive Jose Gomez. He follows him through the desert only to arrive in a Mexican village where Gomez achieves to turn the peasants against his hunter. Unaware of the danger Chilson finds himself trapped.