Three Amigos

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Three Amigos ★★ 1986 (PG)

Three outofwork silent screen stars are asked to defend a Mexican town from bandits; they think it's a public appearance stint. Spoof of Three Stooges and Mexican bandito movies that at times falls short, given the enormous amount of comedic talent involved. Generally enjoyable with some very funny scenes. Cowritten by former “Saturday Night Live” producer Michaels. Short's first major film appearance. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Joe Mantegna, Patrice Martinez, Jon Lovitz, Phil Hartman, Randy Newman, Alfonso Arau; D: John Landis; W: Lorne Michaels, Steve Martin, Randy Newman; C: Ronald W. Browne; M: Elmer Bernstein.