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The Devil's Backbone (1971)

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100 min | Western

Army deserter Capt. Viktor Kaleb is offered a pardon and reinstatement in the cavalry if he agrees to lead a special forces group in a raid against an Apache stronghold into Mexico.
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Stuart J. Byrne (based on a story by) | William H. James (based on a story by) | Massimo D'Avak (based on a story by) | Clair Huffaker (adaptation) (screenplay)
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Updated Mar 25, 1971

Release date
Jun 9, 1971 (United States)

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Bekim Fehmiu
Capt. Victor Kaleb Capt. Victor Kaleb   See fewer
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Richard Crenna
Maj. Wade Brown Maj. Wade Brown   See fewer
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Chuck Connors
Reynolds Reynolds   See fewer
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Ricardo Montalban
Natchai - Indian Scout Natchai - Indian Scout   See fewer
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Ian Bannen
British Army Capt. Crawford British Army Capt. Crawford   See fewer
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Brandon De Wilde
Lt. Ferguson Lt. Ferguson   See fewer
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Slim Pickens
Tattinger - American Scout Tattinger - American Scout   See fewer
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Woody Strode
Jackson Jackson   See fewer
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Albert Salmi
Schmidt Schmidt   See fewer
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Patrick Wayne
Capt. Bill Robinson Capt. Bill Robinson   See fewer
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Fausto Tozzi
Orozco Orozco   See fewer
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Mimmo Palmara
Apache Chief Mangus Durango Apache Chief Mangus Durango   See fewer
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John Alderson
O'Toole O'Toole   See fewer
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Roberto Simmi
Justin Justin   See fewer
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Larry Stewart
Robinson Robinson   See fewer
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Giancarlo Zampetti
Apache Prisoner Apache Prisoner   See fewer
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Manfredo Giusto
Apache Boy Apache Boy   See fewer
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John Huston
Gen. Miles Gen. Miles   See fewer
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José Terrón
Apache (uncredited) Apache (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 330 votes