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Amico, stammi lontano almeno un palmo

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Amico, stammi lontano almeno un palmo (Italy 1972 / Director: Michele Lupo)

  • Runtime: 118 min
  • Release Date: 4.2.1972

Also known as

Amigo, Stay Away (U.K.) | Ben and Charlie (U.S.A.) | Ben e Charlie (Portugal) | Méfie-toi Ben, Charlie veut ta peau (France) | Fais attention Ben, Charlie arrive (France) | Ben et Charlie (France) | Ben und Charlie (Germany) | Zwei linke Hände in der rechten Tasche (Germany) | Zwei Himmelhunde im Wilden Westen (Germany)| Les llamaban y les llaman dos sinverguenzas (Spain) | Ben & Charlie - Lannen villeimmat kaverkuset (Finland) | Ben och Charlie (Sweden) | Ben kai Charly (Greece) | Kijk uit Ben, Charlie wil je vel! (Belgium) | Humpty Dumpty Gang

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Giuliano Gemma (Ben Bellow), Luigi Montefiori [as George Eastman](Charlie Logan), Vittorio Congia (Allan "3%" Smith), Marisa Mell (Sara), Luciano Catenacci [as Luciano Lorcas](Kurt van Niessen), Giacomo Rossi-Stuart (Pinkerton Detective Hawkins), Remo Capitani (Jose "Charro" Gonzalez), Nello Pazzafini [as Giovanni Pazzafini](George "Butch" Quarry), Franco Fantasia (Sheriff Robbins, Red Rock), Aldo Sambrell (Sheriff Walker), Roberto Camardiel (sheriff of Silvertown), Gioia Desideri (woman on balcony), Vittorio Fanfoni (bearded Blue Hill gambler), Fabián Conde, Cris Huerta (San Diego bank manager), Jesús Guzmán (Silvertown telegrapher), Antonio Casas (casino gambler), Giovanni Cianfriglia (casino bouncer), Tom Felleghy (Blue Hill gambler), Luis Induni (sheriff of Winfrey), Carla Mancini (girl at roulette table), José Manuel Martín (water trough farmer), George Rigaud (preacher), Francisco Sanz (Samuel J. Cobb, gunsmith), Osiride Pevarello (fire eater), Arnaldo Dell'Acqua (Blue Hill brawler), Angelo Susani (Blue Hill prize fighter), Franco Daddi (Blue Hill brawler), Claudio Ruffini (Blue Hill prize fighter), Antonio Orengo (stage passenger), Fulvio Mingozzi (casino manager), Renzo Pevarello (Blue Hill brawler), Joaquin Parra (Walker deputy)
  • Story: Luigi Montefiori
  • Screenplay: Sergio Donati, Luigi Montefiori
  • Cinematography: Joe D'Amato [Aristide Massaccesi] [Technicolor - Techniscope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Gianni Ferrio
  • Song: "Let it Rain, Let it Pour" sung by Stefan Grossman
  • Producer: Franco Committeri


Ben and Charlie are a pair of small-time hustlers, who go their separate ways after Ben is released from prison only to accidently reconnect, become involved in a bank robbery and are on the run from a ruthless Pinkerton agent.


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