The Dirty Outlaws

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The Dirty Outlaws
Wild East DVD Cover
Directed by Franco Rossetti
Produced by Ugo Guerra
Elio Scardamaglia
Written by Vincenzo Cerami
Ugo Guerra
Franco Rossetti
Elio Scardamaglia
Starring Andrea Giordana (as Chip Corman)
Rosemary Dexter
Music by Gianni Ferrio
Cinematography Angelo Filippini
Edited by Antonietta Zita
Release dates
Running time
103 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Dirty Outlaws, also known as Big Ripoff, King of the West and The Desperado (in original Italian, El desperado), is a 1967 Italian spaghetti western starring Andrea Giordana.

Quentin Tarantino ranked the film 13th in his personal "Top 20 favorite Spaghetti Westerns".[1]


An outlaw masquerades as a blind man's son in order to trick him into a cache of Gold. After a while he grows attached to the family and all goes well until the outlaws gang comes through town...



Wild East released the film on an out-of-print limited edition Region 0 NTSC DVD in 2006.


  1. "Quentin Tarantino's Top 20 favorite Spaghetti Westerns". Spaghetti Western Database. Retrieved 14 May 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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