Take a hard ride

From The Spaghetti Western Database
Jump to: navigation, search

Take A Hard Ride (Italy · USA 1975 / Director: Antonio Margheriti)

Also known as

La parola di un fuorilegge... è legge! (Italy) | La lunga cavalcata | Einen vor den Latz geknallt (Germany) | Der Schwarze Cowboy (Germany) | Tote brauchen keine Dollars (Germany) | Einen vor den latz geknallt (Germany) | La chevauchée terrible (France) | Osiemdziesiąt sześć tysięcy dolarów (Poland) | Por la senda más dura (Spain) | Gia mia houfta hrysafi (Greece) | Den våldsamma flykten (Sweden) | Veriset ratsastajat (Finland) | Cavalgada Infernal (Brazil) | Cavalgada fantastica (Portugal) | Cursa Grea (Romania) | Paklena potera (Yugoslavia) | Черният каубой (Bulgaria) | Една ужасна и дълга езда (Bulgaria alternative title)
Take a Hard Ride movie poster


Pike (Jim Brown) and Tyree (Fred Williamson), a stonefaced cowboy and a jocular and dishonest gambler, together with a mute Indian scout, attempt to transport $86,000 across hundreds of miles of Western wasteland to deliver it to the widow of Pike's former employer. Along the way, they are pursued by bounty hunter Kiefer (Lee Van Cleef) and corrupt sheriff Kane (Barry Sullivan).


  • Cast: Jim Brown (Pike), Lee Van Cleef (Kiefer), Fred Williamson (Tyree), Catherine Spaak (Catherine), Jim Kelly (Kashtok), Barry Sullivan (Sheriff Kane), Harry Carey Jr. (Duper), Robert Donner (Skave), Charles McGregor (Cloyd), Leonard Smith (Cangey), Ronald Howard (Halsey), Ricardo Palacios (Calvera), Robin Levitt (Chico), Dana Andrews (Bob Morgan), Buddy Joe Hooker (Angel)
  • Also with: Paul Costello (card player), Hal Needham (Garmes, reformed outlaw), Jorge Rigaud (Mexican horse dealer), Tomás Torres (Calvera lieutenant), Scott Miller (blond bandit)
  • Director: Antonio Margheriti [as Anthony M. Dawson]
  • Story: Jerry Ludwig, Eric Bercovici
  • Screenplay: Jerry Ludwig, Eric Bercovici
  • Cinematography: Riccardo Pallottini [De Luxe color - Panavision 1,85:1]
  • Music: Jerry Goldsmith
  • Producers: Harry Benson, Leon Chooluck
  • Art direction: Julio Molina



Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 103 min

Release Dates

  • Release Date: 3.10.1975

Filming locations

External Links

Find this movie elsewhere:

The Movie Database Letterboxd Wikipedia IMDb

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.