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Horst Buchholz

Horst Buchholz

German born actor who carved his niche playing rebellious youths in a string of foreign films before gaining world notice with a riveting performance opposite Haley Mills in “Tiger Bay” (1959). Horst later received further acclaim for his work in the blockbuster western “The Magnificent Seven” (1960). Horst was often dubbed “The James Dean Of German Cinema”

Horst Buchholz Fact File :

Horst Werner Buchholz Date Of Birth:
4th Dec. 1933
Place Of Birth:
Berlin, Germany
Date Of Death:
3rd March 2003
Place Of Death:
Berlin, Germany

Spouse:Myriam Bru (1958-2003)
Nickname: Hotte
Debut Film:
“Adventure In Berlin”
(1952 - Uncredited)

Signature Film
“The Magnificent Seven” (1960)

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Horst Buchholz’s Top 10 Movies on VHS & DVD :

Teenage Wolfpack(1957) VHS
Juvenile delinquency runs rampant in Germany. Gangs, robbery, violence, name it! Starring Henry Bookholt (later Horst Buchholz), billed as ``the next James Dean.'' 90 min. Dubbed in English.

Tiger Bay [DVD](1959) DVD
A Polish sailor staying in Cardiff's Tiger Docks murders his unfaithful girlfriend and abducts a 12-year-old girl, the sole witness to his crime. Poignant, suspenseful drama stars Horst Buchholz, John Mills and Hayley Mills (her film debut). 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; scene access.

The Magnificent Seven [DVD](1960) DVD
Star-studded cowboy classic based on the Japanese favorite "The Seven Samurai." Gunslinger Yul Brynner, at the request of Mexican peasants, recruits a band of his fellow mercenaries (Charles Bronson, Horst Buchholz, James Coburn, Brad Dexter, Steve McQueen and Robert Vaughn) to defend their town from bandit Eli Wallach and his gang. Directed by John Sturges. 126 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: French, Spanish; audio commentary by Wallach, Coburn, others; "making of" featurette; theatrical trailers; photo gallery; scene access.

Fanny(1961) VHS
Marcel Pagnol's "Marseilles Trilogy" is the basis for this heartwarming drama about the denizens of the French waterfront, and how two lovers are at last reunited. Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Horst Buchholz, Charles Boyer star. 129 min.

One, Two, Three [DVD](1961) DVD
Billy Wilder's hilarious jab at American big business and Cold War politics is highlighted by James Cagney's rapid-fire performance. He's a Coca-Cola exec in West Berlin whose future is in jeopardy when the boss' visiting daughter secretly marries a Communist East Berliner. The supporting cast includes Arlene Francis, Horst Buchholz, Pamela Tiffin. 108 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer.

Cervantes(1967) VHS
Sprawling biography of the 16th-century Spanish author of "Don Quixote," tracing his early years that saw him fight with the Pope's forces against the Moors in Spain, fall in love with a courtesan, take part in a dangerous sea battle and fall captive to pirates. Horst Buchholz, Gina Lollobrigida, Jose Ferrer star. AKA: "The Young Rebel." 111 min.

From Hell To Victory(1979) VHS
A group of friends from different countries meet at a Paris cafe in 1939 and vow to return every year, a promise that will be difficult to keep when World War II puts them on opposite sides. Heartfelt war drama stars George Peppard, George Hamilton, Capucine, Horst Buchholz, Sam Wanamaker. 98 min.

Avalanche Express(1979) VHS
Timber! A trans-European train caught in a snowstorm is the setting for intrigue and action in this all-star espionage thriller that features Lee Marvin, Maximilian Schell, Robert Shaw, Linda Evans, Joe Namath, Mike Connors & Horst Buchholz. 88 min.

Iron Eagle III: Aces(1992) VHS
Lou Gossett, Jr. teams with bodybuilding great Rachel McLish for this all-out action assault. They lead a group of former WWII flyers out to save a Peruvian village being held captive by the sadistic German head of a drug cartel. With Horst Buchholz and Sonny Chiba. 98 min.

Faraway, So Close [DVD](1993) DVD
Wim Wenders' lushly filmed sequel to "Wings of Desire" is set in post-Cold War Berlin and follows an angel who assimilates into the real world and is faced with danger when he becomes an aide to a dealer in arms and pornography. Otto Sander, Nastassja Kinski, Horst Buchholz star, with cameos by Peter Falk and Mikhail Gorbachev. 146 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: German Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish; audio commentary by Wenders; production notes; theatrical trailer.


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