Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Three Amigos
About the Film
Summary of Plot
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Year Of Release
1 Hour 41 Minutes
Box Office Opening Weekend
Steve Martin – Lucky Day Chevy Chase – Dusty Bottoms Martin Short – Ned Nederlander Alfonso Arau – El Guapo Tony Plana – Jefe
Song From the OST
Steve Martin learned the lasso tricks while working in a magic shop at Disneyland as a teenager.
The bats hunted by Ned is actually fried bacon, served on skewers.
This is the only film written by composer Randy Newman.
While singing the opening song, the Three Amigos simultaneously hold the high note for 14 seconds.
The musical score is provided by Elmer Bernstein, who also did the rousing score from The Magnificent Seven (1960) which this film parodies.
John Candy was offered a role in the movie, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.
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