Macho, El

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El Macho (Italy 1977 / Director: Marcello Andrei [as Mark Andrew])

  • Runtime: 107 min
  • Release Date: 12.5.1977

Also known as

Macho Killers (U.S.A.)


  • Cast: Carlos Monzon (Kid "El Macho" / Buzzard), Malisa Longo (Helen / Kelly), Susanna Giménez (Susanna / Soledad), Benito Stefanelli (sheriff, maestro d'armi), Bruno Di Luia (Gunner / Gonzalez), Giuseppe Castellano (Ross, banker), Blek Maria Marselli, Attilio Severini (deputy), Gilberto Galimberti (deputy), George Hilton ("The Duke" Hidalgo), Michele Branca (Chico, disgraced Duke henchman), Lorenzo Bruni, Alfonsina Cotugno, Vittorio Fanfoni (Angel, innkeeper), Giuseppina Grimaudo, Enzo Maggio [as Vincenzo Maggio](Sam, old prospector), Sergio Serafini (saloon customer)
  • Also with: Bruno Arié (poker playing gambler), Sergio Scarchilli (gambler), Marcello Verziera (gambler), Luigi Ciavarro (gambler), Romano Milani (saloon troublemaker), Angelo Boscariol (saloon troublemaker), Marco Stefanelli (young deputy), Giulio Maculani (deputy), Roberto Alessandri (Duke henchman), Pietro Ceccarelli (Duke guard), Sandro Scarchilli (Duke henchman), Artemio Antonini (Duke henchman), Marcello Meconizzi (Duke henchman), Antonio Basile (Duke henchman), Antonio Danesi (stagecoach shotgun)
  • Story: Fabio Pittorru
  • Screenplay: Marcello Andrei [as Mark Andrew], Fabio Pittorru, Augusto Finocchi
  • Cinematography: Luciano Trasatti [Gevacolor - Panoramico 1,78:1]
  • Music: Marcello Ramoino
  • Song: “El Macho” sung by Sammy Bardot
  • Producers: Riccardo Billi, Alberto Pani, Nicola Vinzi


El Macho is forced to impersonate a dead outlaw killed while stealing a gold shipment. With the help of Kelly he’s able to locate Hidalgo and his outlaw gang.


Cheap standard SW with an ugly hero. Maybe better than its reputation, but mainly remembered as George Hilton's farewell to the genre. // by Stanton


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