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¡Three Amigos!

John Landis, 1986

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¡Three Amigos!
Leonore Fleischer, 1987

NOVELIZATION

¡Three Amigos! is a movie novelization written by Leonore Fleischer in 1987 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by John Landis in 1986. The movie features Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Alfonso Arau, Tony Plana, Philip Gordon, and others.

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RATING

6.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: ¡Three Amigos! (John Landis, 1986)

7.6

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Book Cover: ¡Three Amigos! (Leonore Fleischer, 1987)

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Storyline

In 1916, a bandit and his gang are collecting protection money from the Mexican village of Santo Poco. Carmen, daughter of the village leader, searches for someone who can come to the rescue of her townspeople. While visiting a village church, she sees a silent film featuring The Three Amigos, a trio of gunfighters who protect the vulnerable from villains.

Movie vs Book

Poster of ¡Three Amigos!, the 1986 movie by John Landis

Year

1986

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

¡Three Amigos!

Original title: Three Amigos!

Country: USA

Year: 1986

Length: 1h44m

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Cover of ¡Three Amigos!, the 1987 book by Leonore Fleischer

Year

1987

Pages

198

Book Rate

7.66

S: Goodreads

Book

¡Three Amigos!

Country: USA

First published in: 1987

Length: 198 pages

Genre: Fiction

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