Search - Death Rides A Horse on DVD


Death Rides A Horse
Death Rides A Horse
Actor: Lee Van Cleef
Director: Gary Nelson
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Indie & Art House, Drama
R     2001     1hr 55min

A young man tracks down a gang that murdered his family. At his side is a mysterious gunslinger whose violent past is littered with many murderous acts, and whose future is very much in doubt.
     
     

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actor: Lee Van Cleef
Director: Gary Nelson
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Indie & Art House, Drama
Studio: Passion Productions
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 01/01/2001
Original Release Date: 01/01/1968
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1968
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 55min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
See Also:

Similar Movies

Django
2-Disc Limited Edition
Director: *
9
   UR   2008   1hr 30min
Take a Hard Ride
Director: Antonio Margheriti
6
   PG   2006   1hr 43min
The Sabata Trilogy
Sabata / Adios, Sabata / Return of Sabata
Director: Gianfranco Parolini
3
   PG-13   2005   5hr 17min
My Name Is Nobody
Directors: Sergio Leone, Tonino Valerii
   PG   2005   1hr 57min
Companeros
Director: Sergio Corbucci
2
   UR   2007   2hr 0min
Spaghetti Westerns 20 Movie Pack
6
   PG   2008   32hr 8min
   
Keoma
Director: Enzo G. Castellari
?
   NR   2001   1hr 45min
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Director: Sam Peckinpah
8
   R   2005   1hr 52min

Similarly Requested DVDs

The Ranger the Cook and a Hole in the Sky
   PG-13   2005   1hr 32min
   
Tin Cup
Full Ws Flp
Director: Ron Shelton
   R   1997   2hr 15min
   
Gunfighter
6
   PG-13   1999   1hr 34min
   
Barney - Let's Go to the Zoo
   2003   0hr 30min
   
The Desperate Trail
   R   2005   1hr 33min
   
North Country
Full Screen Edition
Director: Niki Caro
   R   2006   2hr 6min
   
Australia
Director: Baz Luhrmann
   PG-13   2009   2hr 45min
   
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Single-Disc Edition
Director: David Fincher
   PG-13   2009   2hr 46min
   
Legally Blonde
Director: Robert Luketic
   PG-13   2001   1hr 36min
   
 

Movie Reviews

"Da uomo a uomo" There's only one man in this movie.
ghostwryter | USA | 08/14/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Sergio Leone defines the genre, but there are other Italian directors who know their way around the spaghetti western. If they have Lee Van Cleef to work with, well, the audience is in for a really good time.Death Rides a Horse is the relatively unknown masterpiece in an era that produced westerns of varying quality. It has all the plot prerequisites: blood and mayhem galore, a wrong the needs righting, and an interesting relationship between the avenging good guy and the man who crosses his path with an agenda of his own that needs taking care of.The music is quirky as only Ennio Morricone knows how make it; and the photography, if you are lucky enough to watch a good copy, has that hot, stark quality favored by the directors of these films. The acting is another matter. At one end of the spectrum is John Phillip Law who has the personality and delivery of a piece of cardboard, on the other, Lee Van Cleef who is grand mastered of the sinister glance and soft-spoken line. It's Van Cleef's movie all the way, right down to his last gesture of self-sacrifice in the end.It's a shame that this movie has been allowed to deteriorate, but Turner Broadcasting has a good copy. Maybe if we leave enough requests on the TCM web site, they will run it for us sometime."
Great Movie but ... Miserable Quality DVD
Michael Zachary | Corona, CA United States | 01/17/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Of course, I love the movie, the plot, and everything to do with it. Lee Van Cleef is outstanding! However, the DVD sound quality is miserable! It sounds like those cheap Chinese imports about Kung Fu. The quality of the video is also poor. I know it's not my DVD player, because (1) my player is brand new-high quality, and (2) right after I saw this one I put in the "Hang Em High" DVD, and the sound and video quality was quite good. So, in summary, I love the movie and Van Cleef, but I hate the video and audio quality on the DVD. Can't they clean it up with all the high-tech equipment that they have? If they do, I will buy the cleaned-up version."
Similar to For a Few Dollars More
T O'Brien | Chicago, Il United States | 01/21/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)

"For fans of the spaghetti western genre, Death Rides a Horse will remind them of For A Few Dollars More, one of Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy starring Clint Eastwood. While very similar the film is still worth watching. Lee Van Cleef is awesome, as usual, with John Phillip Law giving a decent performance albeit without much emotion. Usual cast of supporters in the genre with Luigi Pistilli and Mario Brega and even a small part with Anthony Dawson. Excellent storyline with one of the best endings in the spaghetti genre. However the DVD is of very poor quality with no extras offered whatsoever. Do what I did and wait for Turner Classic Movies to air it in widescreen and tape it. Only reason I give this DVD 3 stars is because of the quality. The movie on its own would probably be closer to five."