The Villain

Film, Action and adventure
5 out of 5 stars
(2user reviews)

Time Out says

Having flopped in the States as The Villain, this abysmally unfunny comedy Western would need a lot more changed than just its title to even begin to fulfil its implicit promise as a live-action Roadrunner cartoon. Douglas mugs his way through a tedious routine of graceless, mistimed slapstick as his incompetent outlaw repeatedly fails to waylay the miscast Schwarzenegger and Ann-Margret, while director Needham - apparently lost without Burt Reynolds - resorts to hackneyed camera trickery, and only stops the rot with a truly offensive resolution.


Release details

89 mins

Cast and crew

Hal Needham
Robert G Kane
Ruth Buzzi
Paul Lynde
Jack Elam
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Kirk Douglas
Strother Martin
Foster Brooks

Users say (2)

5 out of 5 stars