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The Villain

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Duration:
89 min
Genres:
Comedy | Western
IMDB rate:
5.3
Director:
Hal Needham
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1979-07-27
Filming Locations: Monument Valley, Utah, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
The Villain
Kirk Douglas
Cactus Jack
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Handsome Stranger
Paul Lynde
Nervous Elk
Foster Brooks
Bank Clerk
Ruth Buzzi
Damsel in Distress
Jack Elam
Avery Simpson
Strother Martin
Parody Jones
Ray Bickel
Man
Robert Tessier
Mashing Finger
Mel Tillis
Telegraph Agent
Laura Lizer Sommers
Working Girl
Jan Eddy
Sheriff
Mel Todd
Conductor
Jim Anderson
Bartender
Ed Little
Little Man in Bar
Dick Dickinson
Man in Bar
Richard Brewer
Man in Bar
Charles Haigh
Salesman
Ron Duffy
Salesman
Earl W. Smith
Salesman
Mike Cerre
Salesman
Lee Davis
Salesman
Dick Armstrong
Ticket Agent
Sheldon Rosner
Little Man Outside Bank
Bud Stout
Blacksmith (as Budd Stout)
Ott
Whiskey
Clinton James Austin
Train Passenger (uncredited)
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Trivia
The meaning and relevance of this movie's 'The Villain' and 'Cactus Jack' titles are that they both refer to the name of the film's central antagonist character of Cactus Jack Slade played by Kirk Douglas.
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Mel Tillis, who plays stuttering Telegraph Agent character is also movie's soundtrack songs performer.
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This movie's original American title was changed from 'The Villain' to 'Cactus Jack' for release in foreign territories such as the UK and Australia after the picture failed commercially at the box-office in the USA.
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Goofs
Horse stands available when Nervous Elk yells "charge" and all the horses race from out of the stands (only visible in open matte TV showings).
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In one scene where Cactus Jack is trying to get on his horse you can easily see a man moving a trampoline under the horse's belly for him to stand on (only visible in open matte TV showings).
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When Cactus Jack is leaning over the cliff to watch Charming bathe, a pole can be seen holding him up as the small tree he is holding onto breaks away. (only visible in open matte TV showings).
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Quotes
Cactus Jack: [Jack sticks his gun in the Bank Clerks face] One. Close the door. Two. Open the safe. Three. On the floor.
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Cactus Jack: Take another step and I'll ventilate you!
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Cactus Jack: I come to speak with straight tongue.
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Photos from cast
Ann-Margret
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