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Mátalo (Italy · Spain 1970 / Director: Cesare Canevari).

Also known as

Willkommen in der Hölle (German) | ¡Mátalo! (Spain | Matalo (France) | Det Stora Klippet (Sweden) | Kolmen Kopla (Norway) | Welcome to Hell City (UK) | Matalo (USA) | Matá-Lo! (Brazil) | Kremaste ta ktini (Greece) | They Called Him Matalo | Kill Him!
Matalo movie poster


Outlaw Bart is about to be hanged when a gang of Mexican bandidos ride into town and rescue him, only for him to shoot them and then ride away to his hideout where he and his gang plan to rob a stage. But Bart is shot, leaving the sadistic gang members to deal with the loot, a mysterious stranger (Castel), a woman who has lost her husband in an accident and their ghost town hideout's only inhabitant.


  • Cast: Lou Castel (Ray / Todd), Corrado Pani (Bart / Burt), Antonio Salines (Ted / Theo), Luis Dávila (Philip), Claudia Gravy (Mary), Ana Maria Noé (Gertrude/Constance Benson), Miguel Del Castillo (Baxter), Ana Maria Mendoza (woman in mourning), Bruno Boschetti, Mirella Panfili [as Mirella Pamphili], Diana Sorel (fair-haired widow) [Spanish credit]
  • Also with: Joaquin Parra (bearded bandit), Antonio Orengo (priest at hanging)
  • Story: Eduardo Manzanos Brochero
  • Screenplay: Mino Roli, Nico Ducci, Eduardo M. Brochero
  • Cinematography: Julio Ortas [Eastmancolor - Panoramico 1,85:1]
  • Music: Mario Migliardi
  • Song: "Matalo" sung by Giano Ton
  • Producers: Cesare Canevari, Norberto Solino, Eduardo Manzanos Brochero


Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 93 min

(A runtime of 101 minutes was listed on ANICA for the theatrical release, but it is not sure if such really was released then)

Release Dates

  • Release Date: 22.10.1970

Filming locations

Hoyo de manzanares - Madrid

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