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Walter L. Hill II | Thomas Lee
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(On real-life violence inspired by The Warriors
(1979)) "I think the reason why there were some violent incidents is really very simple: The movie was very popular with the street gangs, especially young men, a lot of whom had very strong feelings about each other. And suddenly they all went to the movies together! They looked across the aisle and there were the guys they didn't like, so there ...
He was attached to direct Dick Tracy
(1990) in the 1980s with Joel Silver
producing. Pre-production had progressed as far as set building, but the film was stalled when artistic control issues arose with Warren Beatty
. Hill wanted to make the film violent and realistic, while Beatty envisioned a stylized homage to the 1930s comic strip. The actor also reportedly wanted $5 million plus fifteen ...
In his films, heroes often shoot the villian multiple times in the final confrontation.