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Three Amigos! Details


This slapstick farce features Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin), and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short), as three silent movie cowboy stars who get the axe from their Hollywood studio. Just at that opportune moment, a woman named Carmen (Patrice Martinez) asks them to come to her forgotten little town south of the border and do some work for her, for a tidy sum. The three "stooges" agree, thinking they are going to perform their singing cowboy routine, but instead Carmen wants them to get rid of the nasty El Guapo (Alfonso Arau) who is running roughshod over the good citizens of the town. Not the kind of heroes they appear to be in the movies, they have a difficult time helping out the distressed townsfolk. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

  • Release date:December 12, 1986


Chevy Chase
as Dusty Bottoms
Steve Martin
as Lucky Day
Martin Short
as Ned Nederlander
Alfonso Arau
as El Guapo
Joe Mantegna
as Harry Flugleman
Tony Plana
as Jefe
Norbert Weisser
as German's Friend
Rebecca Ferratti
Gene Hartline
as Silent Movie Bandido
Philip Gordon
as Rodrigo
William B. Kaplan
as Silent Movie Bandido
Craig Berenson
as Telegram Delivery Boy
Randy Newman
as Singing Bush
Josh Gallegos
as Bar Patron
Abel Franco
as Papa Sanchez
Michael Wren
as Cowboy
Fred Asparagus
as Bartender
Hector Morales
as Carlos
Patrice Camhi
as Carmen
Loyda Ramos
as Conchita
Carl LaFong
as Tortoise
Dyana Ortelli
as Juanita
Betty Carvalho
as Mama Sanchez
Jeff O'Haco
as Bandito #3
Phil Hartman
as Sam
Humberto Ortiz
as Pablo
Brian Thompson
as German's Other Friend
Santos Morales
as Telegrapher
Brinke Stevens
as (uncredited)
Tino Insana
as Studio Guard
Candy Castillo
as Bandito #2
Jon Lovitz
as Morty
Hector Elias
as Pedro
Jorge Cervera, Jr.
as Bandito #1
Kai Wulff
as German
Sophia Lamour
as Silent Movie Senorita
Rebecca Underwood
as Hot Senorita


John Landis
Lorne Michaels
George Folsey, Jr.
Lorne Michaels
Steve Martin
Randy Newman
John Landis
Randy Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Randy Newman
Elmer Bernstein
Composer (Music Score)
Malcolm Campbell
Leslie Belzberg
Associate Producer
Steve Martin
Executive Producer
Stan Tropp
Set Designer
Mark Fabus
Set Designer
Deborah Nadoolman
Costume Designer
Shirley Kirkes
Jackie Burch
Dan Allingham
Production Manager
Leonard Engelman
Mark Reedall