- DVD COMEDY (CEN, OSH)
In English, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Alfonso Arau, Tony Plana, Patrice Martinez, Joe Mantegna, Jon Lovitz, Phil Hartman.
[Hollywood, CA] : HBO Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (approximately 105 minutes) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: PG.
The "Three Amigos" are a silent screen comedy act who have seen better days. So has a remote Mexican hamlet that is being terrorized by a fierce gang of banditos. Finally, in a desperation, a naive villager sends the actors a telegram asking for help. Thinking they're being offered a fortune for a personal appearance, the haplass trio arrive in Mexico, only to discover this time they're dodging real bullets!
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.