The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Eastwood's iconic presence full of grit and squint manages to compensate for his character's more glaring flaws, as does Van Cleef's gleefully sadistic turn as a character who is similar to Eastwood's in terms of motivation and competence but is far more brutal in his treatment of others.
It's certainly the one with the most well-woven plot, in my view, starring as it does Eastwood and Wallach as two men who are joined together in a bounty-hunting scam to find gold buried in a cemetery, pitted against Lee Van Cleef's excellent Sentenza / Angel Eyes character.
The film is set around the time of the American Civil war, and despite being the third instalment of what has become known as a trilogy, it is the first chronologically.