Se vuoi vivere... spara

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Se vuoi vivere... spara (Italy 1968 / Director: Sergio Garrone [as Willy S. Regan])

  • Runtime: 94 min
  • Release Date: 7.1.1968

Also known as

Si quieres vivir dispara (Spain) | If You Want to Live... Shoot! (U.S.A.) | Andere beten - Django schießt (Germany) | Tire si tu veux vivre (France) | The Outlaw Rider (U.K.) | Django - Willst Du leben - schiess! (Germany, DVD) | Atirar para Viver (Brazil)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Ivan Rassimov [as Sean Todd] (Johnny Dark / Django), Giovanni Cianfriglia [as Ken Wood] (Stark / Stack), Isabella Savona (Sally McGowan/McGovern), Franco Cobianchi d'Este [as Peter White] (Alvarez / Alvera), Tom Felleghy (Marlow), Cristina Penz [as Christel Penz] (Paquita), Aldo Cecconi [as Jim Clay] (Hans Mueller, blacksmith), Enzo Consoli (young cheated gambler), Renato Mambor (Dick Logan), Adriano Micantoni (Papa McGowan/McGovern), Valentino Macchi, Franco Cecconi (Tommy/Dick McGowan/McGovern), Riccardo Garrone [as Rick Garrett] (Donovan), Bruno Arié (Slim, Marlow henchman [maestro d'armi])
  • Also with: Fortunato Arena (Alvarez lookout), John Bartha (Norton, store owner), Consalvo Dell'Arti (Mason, railroad man), Franco Gulà (old rancher), Mimmo Poli (first bartender), Amadeo Timpani (sheriff), Luciano Bonanni (Sir Francis, town drunk), Franco Ukmar (Rod, Marlow henchman), Raffaele Di Mario (Stack henchman, poker player), Marcello Meconizzi (saloon customer)
  • Story: Franco Cobianchi d'Este
  • Screenplay: Franco Cobianchi d'Este, Darturo M. Tejedor, Sergio Garrone
  • Cinematography: Alessandro Mancori [as Sando Mancori] [Eastmancolor - Cinemascope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Vasili Kojucharov (full name: Vasco Vassil Kojucharov) and Elsio Mancuso (as Vasco & Mancuso)
  • Producer: Elsio Mancuso


A young cowboy, Johnny, playing in a rigged poker game is forced to shoot one of the other players. The cowboy takes quick leave as he is accused of murder and a reward for his capture is posted. After being wounded, he finds refuge on a ranch and becomes involved with the family. While he is away, a gang of Mexicans kills the McGowan family except for Sally, who manages to escape and find Johnny who is now out for revenge.


The Spanish version of this film shares the same title with another Spanish movie.


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