The Appaloosa

Synopsis: Matt Fletcher, a Mexican-American buffalo hunter is constantly harassed and humiliated by bandit general Chuy Medina. When the bandit steals his horse - the appaloosa of the title - he sets out to even scores; at the climax, single-handedly, he takes on the whole gang.
Genre: Western
Director(s): Sidney J. Furie
Production: Universal
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
98 min

Why don't you ever

listen to me?

Where is the baby?

In the house.

Get in the house.

Get in the house.

Tomas, Raimundo.

Get into the house.


ndale. Go to the bedroom.

Tomas! Tomas!


Paquita, get into the house!

Tomas, Ramon and Paquita.

Hurry up. Inside.

Inside, in the bedroom.

No, Tomas, ven ac.

Take Esmeralda.

Huh? Mateo?


Ana, it is Mateo!

You're back!



It is Mateo!




this is Esmeralda.

This is Paquita.

Shy Paquita.

This is Raimundo

and this is Tomas.

Hi, Tomas.

Well, I pretty near

scared the dickens

out of you.

Well, Paco,

You did real good.

It's the best family

in the world.

Vam0s, muchach0s,

go feed his horse.

Give him some water.

Treat him nice.

Well, let me get out

of this rig and sit down.

What a beautiful appaloosa.

Where did you get it?

Paco, Mateo is tired.

Mateo, I will go

prepare you some food.

Bring me some water,

Ana, will you?

I'd like to wash up.

I'll put on some now.


What are you lookin' at?

How about a kiss?

Give him a kiss.

Come on.

You smell like a goat.

I what?

Smell like a goat.

Well, you don't

smell like a goat.

You smell real good.

Go help your mother, Paquita.

Paquita, come help mam

with the tortillas.


Yeah, I can use that.

That's it.

You didn't have that

the last time I saw you.

I'm older.


to home, Paco.

You just don't know

how to grow corn, Paco.

We had grasshoppers

last year.


Oh, God,

are you goin' to tell me

about grasshoppers?

Listen, I wanna

tell you somethin'.

You've grown your last...

You've grown your last

ear of corn

on this piece of ground.

Hear what I'm tellin' you?



Come here.

See them chickens

up there?


Well, I say

we fence it in

and go out like this

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James Bridges

James Bridges (February 3, 1936 – June 6, 1993) was an American screenwriter, film director, producer and actor. more…

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