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F. Murray Abraham,
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Branded a coward for surrendering his New Mexico fort to the Confederates without firing a shot, a Union colonel attempts to redeem himself by leading a band of condemned prisoners on a suicide mission to recapture it.
Complex or just confusing? Fabio Testi tricks industrial magnate Renzo Palmer into hiring him as a bodyguard, not for any nefarious reasons, but just because he wanted a job...or did he? Someone needs to clarify that because I wasn't so sure...
Either way, he ends up working for Renzo by pretending to stop him being kidnapped, but then some genuine jerks start trying to extort money from Renzo, damaging his business, and threatening his young sexy daughter. This leads Fabio to launch an investigation into who's behind all the attacks and what mysterious figure is wearing those ridiculous looking cowboy boots. To do this, Fabio will have to get the help of his contacts in the bodyguard industry.
Is Testi smarter than the average Bodyguard (or Gorilla as he's constantly called) and can he get to the bottom of all this treachery and blackmail? Although Tonino Valeri had my head spinning at who was working for who and who was doing to what to what, things straighten out as they do in these films once the violence kicks in, and there's enough stand out pieces in the last half hour to make up for the convoluted plotline in the first hour.
We get Fabio trapped in an elevator while thugs tear off the floor beneath him, a great car/train chase with the shooting and the sirens and the 'you got me, copper!', plus a fine 'getting shot by a high powered rifle' death jump from Luciano Catenacci, who also has a great punch up with Testi.
Claudia Marsani didn't make a lot of films but stands out here as the defiant daughter of grumpy Renzo, plus Saverio Marconi from Contraband turns up as a possibly treacherous brother of Testi.
Funk, 'splosions, death. Me happy.
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