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The Villain

  • Film

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.
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Release Details

  • Duration:89 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Hal Needham
  • Screenwriter:Robert G Kane
  • Cast:
    • Ruth Buzzi
    • Ann-Margret
    • Paul Lynde
    • Jack Elam
    • Arnold Schwarzenegger
    • Kirk Douglas
    • Strother Martin
    • Foster Brooks
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