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An ESL / EFL Online Gap-Fill Quiz on The Good, The Bad And The Ugly






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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is an spaghetti western in 1966. It was directed by Sergio Leone, and starred Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the roles. Director of photography Tonino Delli Colli was responsible for the film's sweeping widescreen cinematography and Ennio Morricone the famous film , including its main theme. It is the third film in the Dollars following A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and For a Few Dollars More (1965). The revolves around three gunslingers competing to find a fortune in buried gold amid the violent chaos of , hangings, American Civil War battles and prison camps in 19th-century America.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly was criticized for how much it showed. Leone explained that, "the killings in my films are exaggerated because I wanted to make a tongue-in-cheek on run-of-the-mill [ordinary] westerns”. He added: “The west was made by violent, uncomplicated men, and it is this and simplicity that I try to recapture in my .” The film is still one of the most and well-known westerns ever and is considered to be one of the greatest of its . It is in Time magazine’s "100 Greatest Movies of the Last Century". Quentin Tarantino has called it "the best- film of all time" and "the greatest achievement in the of cinema”.



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