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  3. Not that I’ve seen the entirety of (David) Fincher’s filmography, I can rank his ten films
  4. A ranking of the best films I’ve seen in the cinema in 2014
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[quote=“chuck connors brother, post:2327, topic:190”]Sort of pointless but just replace no 20…

  1. W DJANGO (replaces NOBODY’S THE GREATEST)[/size][/quote]

Very “pointfull” if you ask me :wink:

[quote=“John Welles, post:2329, topic:190”]New One:

16. A Fistful of Dollars
17. Return of Ringo
18. A Fistful of Dollars

The biggest drop is A Fistful of Dollars (9 places) and a twinge of regret that I couldn’t find room for Minnesota Clay in there somewhere… Four of the Apocalypse also almost made it in, on the basis of Thomas Milian’s performance (the only truly frightening Spaghetti Western villain). Rather surprised in retrospect that Valerii, whom I still like, had both of his films unconsciously dropped (sorry, but Keoma’s probably gone for good now).[/quote]

Well, you still have a chance for one of them …

Or choose instead Boot Hill. Remember the free post you can earn …

Very "pointfull" if you ask me

Ha, maybe if W Django has more than 1 point now

It has, and funnily both have now 17 points, but because W Django has 3 votes now, both turn places in the list.

Ok, then, now, the newly updated forum’s top 20 list:

http://www.spaghetti-western.net/index.php/Essential_Top_20_Films

Like last year only films are included with a minimum of 2 votes. Which reduces the 201 named Spags to 141.

Basically the same old bullshit as last year:

1 The Good, the Bad, the Ugly Leone, Sergio 3116

2 Once Upon a Time in the West Leone, Sergio 2663
3 For a Few Dollars More Leone, Sergio 2551

4 The Great Silence Corbucci, Sergio 2001
5 A Fistful of Dollars Leone, Sergio 1727
6 Django Corbucci, Sergio 1650
7 The Big Gundown Sollima, Sergio 1542
8 The Mercenary Corbucci, Sergio 1156
9 Death Rides a Horse / Man to Man Petroni, Giulio 1022
10 Face to Face Sollima, Sergio 1011

11 Companeros Corbucci, Sergio 978
12 Duck, You Sucker! Leone, Sergio 935
13 A Bullet for the General Damiani, Damiano 882
14 Day of Anger Valerii, Tonino 678
15 Keoma Castellari, Enzo G. 608
16 Cemetery Without Crosses Hossein, Robert 599
17 My Name is Nobody Leone, Sergio/Valerii, T. 538
18 The Return of Ringo Tessari, Duccio 480
19 Django Kill…If You Live, Shoot! Questi, Giulio 463
20 Run Man, Run Sollima, Sergio 398

21 If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death Parolini, Gianfranco 355
22 Blindman Baldi, Ferdinando 325
23 Sabata Parolini, Gianfranco 275
24 10,000 Dollars Blood Money Girolami, Romolo 252
25 Navajo Joe Corbucci, Sergio 247
26 Mannaja / A Man Called Blade Martino, Sergio 244
27 And God Said to Cain Margheriti, Antonio 234
28 Tepepa Petroni, Giulio 215
29 Light the Fuse…Sartana is Coming Carnimeo, Giuliano 205
30 A Pistol for Ringo Tessari, Duccio 197

31 Massacre Time Fulci, Lucio 173
32 God Forgives…I Don’t Colizzi, Giuseppe 161
33 Bandidos Dallamano, Massimo 154
34 El Puro Mulargia, Edoardo 146
35 Kill and Pray / Requiescant Lizzani, Carlo 140
36 The Grand Duel Santi, Giancarlo 138
37 California Lupo, Michele 136
38 Four of the Apocalypse Fulci, Lucio 130
39 Matalo! Canevari, Cesare 130
40 Ace High / 4 for an Ave Maria Colizzi, Giuseppe 128
41 Johnny Hamlet Castellari, Enzo G. 126
42 Trinity is Still My Name Barboni, Enzo 120
43 The Bounty Killer Martin, Eugenio 113
44 The Forgotten Pistolero Baldi, Ferdinando 112
45 Death Sentence Lanfranchi, Mario 111
46 The Specialists Corbucci, Sergio 101
47 Django the Bastard Garrone, Sergio 99
48 Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead Vari, Giuseppe 94
49 They Call Him Cemetery Carnimeo, Giuliano 93
50 They Call me Trinity Barboni, Enzo 91

51 A Stranger in Town Vanzi, Luigi 91
52 Vengeance Margheriti, Antonio 90
53 A Bullet for Sandoval Buchs, Julio 89
54 Yankee Brass, Tinto 89
55 Arizona Colt Lupo, Michele 82
55 The Hellbenders Corbucci, Sergio 82
57 Cut Throats Nine Marchent, Joaquin Luis Rom. 77
58 For 100 000 Dollars per Killing Fago, Giovanni 75
59 Adios Sabata Parolini, Gianfranco 74
60 I Want Him Dead Bianchini, Paolo 72
60 Texas Adios Baldi, Ferdinando 72
62 Django, Prepare a Coffin Baldi, Ferdinando 71
63 Have a Good Funeral, My Friend…Sartana Will Pay Carnimeo, Giuliano 71
64 The Ruthless Four / Each One for His Own Capitani, Giorgio 68
65 I am Sartana, Your Angel of Death Carnimeo, Giuliano 66
66 Johnny Yuma Girolami, Romolo 59
67 Dead Men Ride Florio, Aldo 58
68 Red Sun Young, Terence 57
68 The Moment to Kill Carnimeo, Giuliano 57
70 Duel in the Eclipse / Requiem for a Gringo Merino, José Luis 56
71 Today it’s Me…Tomorrow You Cervi, Tonino 50
72 The Silent Stranger Vanzi, Luigi 49
73 One Silver Dollar Ferroni, Giorgio 46
74 A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die Giraldi, Franco 45
75 No Room to Die / A Long File of Crosses Garrone, Sergio 43

76 Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe Caiano, Mario 42
76 A Hole in the Forehead Vari, Guiseppe 42
78 The Dirty Outlaws / El desperado Rossetti, Franco 40
79 Cost of Dying / Taste of Death Merolle, Sergio 36
80 Five Man Army Taylor, Don 36
81 Boot Hill Colizzi, Giuseppe 35
82 Long Days of Vengeance Vancini, Florestano 34
83 One after Another Nostro, Nick 34
84 Shoot, Gringo…Shoot! Corbucci, Bruno 33
85 Ben and Charlie Lupo, Michele 32
86 Black Jack Baldanello, Gianfranco 31
87 Garringo Marchent, Rafael Romero 30
88 Long Live Your Death Tessari, Duccio 29
89 The Stranger Returns Vanzi, Luigi 28
90 Taste of Violence Hossein, Robert 28
91 They Call Me Hallelujah / Heads I Kill You, Tails You Die Carnimeo, Giuliano 27
92 Night of the Serpent Petroni, Giulio 27
93 The Price of Death Palli, Enzo Gicca 26
94 Blood at Sundown / 1 000 Dollars on the Black Cardone, Alberto 25
95 Pistoleros Caltabiano, Alfio 25
96 Death Played the Flute Panaccio, Angelo 25
97 The Last Killer Vari, Giuseppe 24
98 Cowards Don’t Pray Siciliano, Mario 24
99 Viva Cangaceiro Fago, Giovanni 24
100 I am Sartana, Trade Your Guns for a Coffin / A Fistful of Lead Carnimeo, Giuliano 23

101 Revenge for Revenge Colucci, Mario 23
102 A Man Called Sledge Morrow, Vic 22
103 The Hills Run Red / A River of Dollars Lizzani, Carlo 21
104 A Barrel Full of Dollars Fidani, Demofilo 20
105 Dead Men Don’t Make Shadows Fidani, Demofilo 20
106 Beyond the Law Stegani Giorgio C. 20
107 Ringo from Nebraska Bava, Mario / Roman, Antonio 19
107 Apache Woman Mariuzzo, Giorgio 19
109 Kill Them All and Come Back Alone Castellari, Enzo G. 18
110 A Reason to Live, A Reason to Die Valerii, Tonino 18
110 The Return of Sabata Parolini, Gianfranco 18
112 God Made Them… I Kill Them / God Forgives … His Life is Mine Bianchini, Paolo 18
112 Bullets Don’t Argue Caiano, Mario 18
114 Minnesota Clay Corbucci, Sergio 17
115 Sonny and Jed Corbucci, Sergio 17
116 W Django Mulargia, Eduardo 17
117 A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe / Nobody’s the Greatest Damiani, Damiano 17
118 John the Bastard Crispino, Armando 16
119 Seven Guns for the MacGregors Giraldi, Franco 16
120 Man, Pride, Vengeance Bazzoni, Luigi 14
121 Life is Tough, Eh Providence? Petroni, Giulio 14
122 The Fury of Johnny Kid Puccini, Gianni 13
123 Death Walks in Laredo Pero, Enzi 13
124 Shotgun Mauri, Roberto 11
125 A Pistol for 100 Coffins Lenzi, Umberto 10
125 The Greatest Robbery in the West Lucidi, Maurizio 10
125 For the Taste of Killing Valerii, Tonino 10
128 The Unholy Four / Chuck Mool Barboni, Enzo 9
129 The Price of Power Valerii, Tonino 8
130 Viva Maria Malle, Louis 7
131 Seven Dollars on the Red Cardone, Alberto 6
132 Trinity Sees Red / Revenge of Trinity Camus, Mario 5
132 And for a Roof a Sky Full of Stars Petroni, Giulio 5
132 Hate Thy Neighbour Baldi, Ferdinando 5
132 Sartana Does Not Forgive Balcazar, Alfonso 5
136 Tequila Joe Dell’Aquila, Vincenzo 4
136 It Can Be Done, Amigo! Lucidi, Maurizio 4
136 The Belle Star Story Wertmüller, Lina 4
139 Ringo and his Golden Pistol Corbucci, Sergio 3
139 The Beast Costa, Mario 3
141 Train for Durango Caiano, Mario 2

With now 153 lists it’s the first time that none of the top 20 switched their ranks, actually none from the first 23.

The last update was made a year back on page 108:
http://forum.spaghetti-western.net/index.php/topic,190.2140.html

10,000 Dollars Blood Money climbed a few ranks, as did El puro and Requiescant. And The Bounty Killer, which is back in the top 50. Also new is The Call Me Trinity on # 50, and the two which fell for them from grace and left the 50 are Vengeance and A Bullet for Sandoval.

Sterling work as ever Stanton - I feel the Top 30 or so are pretty much set in the stone at this point… Although the point difference between Death Rides a Horse (#9) and Face to Face (#10) is only 11 points!

So if I make a list, Cipolla Colt won’t appear in the complete list at position… um 107? This is bullshit. >:(

Yes, like I said, same old bullshit as last year …

Well, the idea is that with 150 lists, the list gets too crowded, and if a film gets only one vote it does not really “deserve” to appear here. But if the members of this forum wish to see the complete list, I will do it.

The list is anyway a bit meaningless in the lower ranks, or let’s say less useful. And the basic idea was to get a top 20, or meanwhile also a top 50, which has some value. Kicking out the orphans does eliminate partly the coincidence of being included by happenstance. With 2 votes there are at least 2 nuts who like Cipolla colt, and 2 are a crowd to some.

But in the case of Cipolla Colt one must consider an old saying: Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action.

Top work Brother Stanton.

I think you’ll find though that El Puro’s higher up than that; top 20 at least. Have another check, sir.

(Go on, just stick it up there! Who’s going to know? I won’t tell anyone! :slight_smile: )

Nice one, I tried to keep Vengeance in the 50 but can’t put it any higher

Can we see a number of place votes? Like how many first, second, or third place votes each has?

That would be a lot of work.

What do you want to know exactly? A list of every film which made a top 3? And how often these are in the top ranks?

As wished by millions, all one-vote orphans of our list:

96 Death Played the Flute Panaccio, Angelo 25
104 Law of Violence Crea, Gianni 21
110 Red Blood, Yellow Gold Cicero, Fernando 19
111 Ringo: The Lone Rider Marchent, Rafael Romero 19
121 Django and Sartana Are Coming… It’s the End Fidani, Demofilo 17
122 Hate Is My God Gora,Claudio 17
123 A Man Called Apocalypse Joe Savona, Leopoldo 17
126 Killer Adios Zeglio, Primo 16
127 Drummer of Vengeance Gariazzo, Mario 15
130 Twice a Judas Cicero, Fernando 14
131 Two Crosses at Danger Pass Marchent, Rafael Romero 14
132 Execution Paolella, Domenico 14
135 God Does Not Pay on Saturday / Kill the Wicked Boccia, Tanio 13
136 Killer Caliber .32 Brescia, Alfonso 13
137 No Graves on Boot Hill Garrone, Sergio 13
138 Hate for Hate Paolella, Domenico 13
139 El Rojo Savona, Leopoldo 12
140 Gentleman Killer Stegani, Giorgio 12
142 Ramon the Mexican Pradeaux, Maurizio 11
143 Django Kills Softly Pupillo, Massimo 11
147 Return of Halleluja Carnimeo, Giuliano 10
149 A Man Called Noon Collinson, Peter 9
150 Black Killer Croccolo, Carlo 9
151 Fort Yuma Gold Ferroni, Giorgio 9
152 Silver Saddle Fulci, Lucio 9
153 Up the MacGregors! Giraldi, Franco 9
154 A Bounty Killer for Trinity Massaccesi, Aristide 9
155 Shango Mulargia, Edoardo 9
157 Garter Colt Rocco, Gian Andrea 8
159 7 Guns from Texas Marchent, Joaquin Luis Rom. 7
160 His Colt, Himself, His Revenge Merighi, Ferdinando 7
161 Halleluja and Sartana Strike Again Siciliano, Mario 7
163 Wanted Ferroni, Giorgio 6
164 I’ll Sell My Skin Dearly Fizzarotti, Ettore Maria 6
169 More Dollars for the MacGregors Merino, José Luis 5
170 Rita of the West Baldi, Ferdinando 5
171 Days of Violence Brescia, Alfonso 5
172 What am I Doing in the Middle of the Revolution? Corbucci, Sergio 5
173 Boldest Job in the West De La Loma, José Antonio 5
174 Those Dirty Dogs Rosati, Giuseppe 5
175 Killer Kid Savona, Leopoldo 5
179 The Tramplers Antonini, Alfredo 4
180 Ringo, the Face of Revenge Caiano, Mario 4
181 15 Scaffolds for a Killer Malasomma, Nunzio 4
182 Cjamango Mulargia, Edoardo 4
185 Fasthand Is Still My Name Bianchi, Mario 3
186 Sabata the Killer Demicheli, Tulio 3
187 Five Giants From Texas / Five for Revenge Florio, Aldo 3
188 Sugar Colt Giraldi, Franco 3
190 Trinity Plus the Clown and a Guitar Antel, Franz 2
191 Quinto: Fighting Proud Klimovsky, Léon 2
192 The Stranger and the Gunfighter Margheriti, Antonio 2
193 Sartana in the Valley of Death Mauri, Roberto 2
194 God’s Gun Parolini, Gianfranco 2
195 This Man Can’t Die Baldanello, Gianfranco 1
196 Machine Gun Killers Bianchini, Paolo 1
197 Any Gun Can Play Castellari, Enzo G. 1
198 The White, the Yellow and the Black Corbucci, Sergio 1
199 Don’t Touch the White Woman Ferreri, Marco 1
200 For a Book of Dollars Girolami, Renzo 1
201 A Stranger in Paso Bravo Rosso, Salvatore 1

Films in bold are recommended by me for this or that reason.

I hope no one wants now a list with all Spagies which got zero votes or less.

Didn’t know how much work it would be. I was just thinking about sports voting like for MVPs or all-league rankings.

Like if there were for instance 100 total votes, there would be hypothetically :

  1. G,B,U. (60)
  2. OUATITW (15)
  3. FAFDM. (10)
  4. Django (7)

Etc etc

I’m just curious if there are films which have more first place votes than a film above it in the rankings, but is overall ranked lower.

The # ones:

1 The Good, the Bad, the Ugly Leone, Sergio 63

2 Once Upon a Time in the West Leone, Sergio 48
3 For a Few Dollars More Leone, Sergio 13

4 The Great Silence Corbucci, Sergio 5
5 A Fistful of Dollars Leone, Sergio 2
6 Django Corbucci, Sergio 1
7 The Big Gundown Sollima, Sergio 1
8 The Mercenary Corbucci, Sergio 1
9 Death Rides a Horse / Man to Man Petroni, Giulio -
10 Face to Face Sollima, Sergio 1

11 Companeros Corbucci, Sergio 2
12 Duck, You Sucker! Leone, Sergio 4
13 A Bullet for the General Damiani, Damiano 2
14 Day of Anger Valerii, Tonino -
15 Keoma Castellari, Enzo G. 2
16 Cemetery Without Crosses Hossein, Robert 2
17 My Name is Nobody Leone, Sergio/Valerii, T. 1
18 The Return of Ringo Tessari, Duccio 1
19 Django Kill…If You Live, Shoot! Questi, Giulio -
20 Run Man, Run Sollima, Sergio -

21 If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death Parolini, Gianfranco 1

39 Matalo! Canevari, Cesare 1

96 Death Played the Flute Panaccio, Angelo 1

Very interesting, thanks for putting it together.

[quote=“Ryback, post:2274, topic:190”]I´m late, but my top 20 is:

  1. The good, the bad and the ugly
  2. For a few dollars more
  3. The big gundown
  4. Django
  5. $10,000 Blood Money
  6. Once upon a time in the west
  7. Death rides with a horse
  8. Vengeance is mine
  9. Fistful of dollars
  10. Django, prepare a coffin
  11. Keoma
  12. Face to face
  13. California
  14. Taste of vengeance
  15. Massacre time
  16. Day of anger
  17. The specialist
  18. The great silence
  19. Texas addio
  20. Garringo[/quote]

My new top 20:

  1. The good, the bad and the ugly
  2. For a few dollars more
  3. The big gundown
  4. Django
  5. $10,000 Blood Money
  6. Once upon a time in the west
  7. Death rides with a horse
  8. Vengeance is mine
  9. Fistful of dollars
  10. Django, prepare a coffin
  11. Keoma
  12. Face to face
  13. Massacre time
  14. Cowards don´t pray
    15. Mille dollari sul nero
  15. Day of anger
    17. Born to kill
  16. Texas addio
  17. Garringo
    20. Seven dollars to kill
  1. Born to kill

A new one for the big list. Now we have 202 films.