iTunes $.99 Movie of the Week – The Magnificent Seven

This post is about the iTunes sale movie of the week, but on a side note, have you seen the thousands of “iPhone Killer” phones on the market? A thousand phones you say? I admire your notion of fair odds, mister.

Remind you of anything? That’s right, “The Magnificent Seven” (Warning: iTunes link) is the $.99 movie of the week. If you have not seen this movie, then you must… MUST go rent it now. It is one of the greatest of all classic cowboy movies, and the experience to see it is worth a buck. I mean, with gas prices what they are, you are probably car pooling or riding the bus these days. You can use a little entertainment.

Here is the official description:

Spectacular gun battles epic-sized heroes and an all-star cast that includes Academy Award winners Yul Brynner and James Coburn together with Steve McQueen Eli Wallach and Charles Bronson make The Magnificent Seven a legend among westerns. Spawning three sequels and a successful television series and featuring Elmer Bernstein’s Oscar-nomiated score this stunning remake of The Seven Samurai is a “hard-pounding adventure” (Newsweek) and “an endruingly popular” (Leonard Maltin) cinematic classic.Merciless Calvera (Wallach) and his band of ruthless outlaws are terrorizing a poor Mexican village and even the bravest lawmen can’t stop them. Desperate the locals hire Chris Adams (Brynner) and six other gun fighters to defend them. With time running out before Calvera’s next raid the heroic seven must prepare the villagers for battle and help them find the courage to take back their town… or die trying!System Requirements:Starring: Yul Brynner Eli Wallach Steve McQueen Charles Bronson Robert Vaughn Brad Dexter James Coburn and Horst Buchholz. Directed By: John Sturges.

Get it quick before it goes away. “The Magnificent Seven” will only be on sale from Jun. 17, 2008 – Jun. 24, 2008 .