Quattro dell'apocalisse, I

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I quattro dell'Apocalisse (Italy 1975 / Director: Lucio Fulci)

Also known as

Four of the Apocalypse (USA) | Verdammt zu leben - Verdammt zu sterben (Germany) | Los cuatro del apocalipsis (Spain) | Les quatre de l'apocalypse (France) | Chaco (Netherlands) | Chaco-Banditen (Sweden) | Chaco Teloittaja (Finland) | Dyo... alla yperohoi (Greece) | Os Quatro do Apocalipse (Brazil) | 荒野の処刑 Koya no syokei DVD title (Japan) | Prärie des Todes (Germany)
Four of the Apocalypse movie poster


A vain gambler (Fabio Testi), a pretty prostitute (Lynne Frederick), a bumbling alcoholic (Michael J. Pollard) and a man who claims to see ghosts (Harry Baird) become unlikely traveling companions after escaping from jail. Soon drawing the attention of a trigger-happy bandit named Chaco (Tomas Milian), the four cautiously accept him into the fold, Chaco displays a remarkable talent for hunting, but will come to regret that decision.


  • Cast (Italian): Fabio Testi (Stubby Preston), Lynne Frederick (Emanuela 'Bunny' O'Neill), Michael J. Pollard (Clem), Harry Baird (Bud/Buck Wilson), Adolfo Lastretti (Reverend Sullivan), Bruno Corazzari (Lemmy), Giorgio Trestini (Mel), Donal O'Brien (sheriff of Salt Flat), Thomas Milian (Chaco)
  • Uncredited actors: Goffredo Unger (Altaville bettor) [credited as maestro d'armi], Charles Borromel (Saul), Salvatore Puntillo (sleeping Chaco henchman), Lorenzo Robledo (posse sheriff), Claudio Ruffini (Salt Flat rioter), Massimo Ciprari (Salt Flat deputy)
  • Director: Lucio Fulci
  • Screenplay: Ennio De Concini (based on stories by Francis Brett Harte)
  • Cinematography: Sergio Salvati [Eastmancolor, widescreen]
  • Music: Bixio-Frizzi-Tempera
  • Songs: "Movin' On", "Bunny (Let's Stay Together)", "Was it all in Vain", "Let Us Pray", "Stubby (You're Down and Out)" sung by The Cook & Benjamin Franklin Group
  • Producer: Piero Donati


Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 104 min
  • Cuts comparison: French vs German DVD at SB.com
  • German and English dubs start with a voice over, that the Italian audio does not have
  • Version released in English markets was shorter (therefore no integral English dub exists of the full uncut version)

Release Dates

  • August 12, 1975 (Italy)

Filming locations

  • Rome
  • Almeria
  • Austria


  • English dub: Lynn Fredricks and Michael J Pollard dub their own voices

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