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There is a time to die and a time not to
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Dennis Hopper: 1936 -2010
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Julie Adams ... Mrs. Anderson
Daniel Ades ... Thomas Mercado
Richmond L. Aguilar ... Gaffer (as Richmond Aguilar)

John Alderman ... Jonathan

Michael Anderson Jr. ... Mayor's Son
Donna Baccala ... Miss Anderson
Charles Bail
Tom Baker ... Member of Billy's Gang

Toni Basil ... Rose
Poupée Bocar ... Nightclub Singer
Anna Lynn Brown ... Dance Hall Girl

Rod Cameron ... Pat Garrett
Bernard Casselman ... Doctor
Earl Clark
Manuel Concha
James Contrares ... Boom Man

Severn Darden ... Mayor
Louis Donelan ... Prop Man
Eddy Donno ... Stuntman (as Eddie Donno)

Roy Engel ... Harry Anderson
Warren Finnerty ... Banker

Peter Fonda ... Young Sheriff
Fritz Ford ... Citizen

Samuel Fuller ... Sam

Stella Garcia ... Maria

Don Gordon ... Neville Robey

Michael Greene ... Hired Gun
Patty Greene
Samya Greene ... Baby
William 'Billy' Grey ... Member of Billy's Gang (as William Grey)
Bennett Hassink ... Member of Billy's Gang
George Hill ... Key Grip

Dennis Hopper ... Kansas
Al Hopson ... Sheriff

Henry Jaglom ... Minister's Son
Gray Johnson ... Stuntman
Clint Kimbrough ... Minister

Kris Kristofferson ... Minstrel Wrangler

John Phillip Law ... Little Brother

Ted Markland ... Big Brother
Victor Maymudes ... Member of Billy's Gang
Cynthia MacAdams ... Dance Hall Girl (as Cynthia McAdams)

Sylvia Miles ... Script Clerk

Tomas Milian ... Priest

James Mitchum ... Art (as Jim Mitchum)
Tom Monroe ... Citizen
Jorge Montoro ... Jorge
Owen Orr ... Hired Gun

Michelle Phillips ... Banker's Daughter

Robert Rothwell ... Citizen

Richard Rust ... Pisco
Peter Sorel
Toni Stern ... Dance Hall Girl
John Stevens ... Cameraman
Dennis Stock ... Still Man

Dean Stockwell ... Billy the Kid

Russ Tamblyn ... Member of Billy's Gang

Allan Warnick ... Assistant Director
John Buck Wilkin ... Minstrel Wrangler

Directed by
Dennis Hopper 
Writing credits
Dennis Hopper (story) and
Stewart Stern (story)

Stewart Stern (screenplay)

Produced by
Michael Gruskoff .... executive producer
David Hopper .... associate producer
Paul Lewis .... producer
Original Music by
Severn Darden 
Chabuca Granda 
Kris Kristofferson 
John Buck Wilkin 
Cinematography by
László Kovács (director of photography) (as Laszlo Kovacs)
Film Editing by
David Berlatsky 
Antranig Mahakian 
Dennis Hopper (uncredited)
Art Direction by
Leon Ericksen  (as Leon Erickson)
Set Decoration by
Peter Cornberg 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Production Management
Paul Lewis .... production manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vincent M. Cresciman .... assistant director (as Vincent Cresciman)
Art Department
Arturo Sinclair .... set designer
Sound Department
Le Roy Robbins .... sound mixer
James Nelson .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Milt Rice .... special effects (as Milton Rice)
Charles Bail .... stunt coordinator
Chuck Couch .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddy Donno .... stunts (uncredited)
Fritz Ford .... stunts (uncredited)
Gray Johnson .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Richmond L. Aguilar .... gaffer (uncredited)
Earl L. Clark .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Pedro Novak .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jerry Alpert .... wardrobe (as Gerald Alpert)
Editorial Department
Todd Colombo .... post-production associate
David Hopper .... post-production associate
Rol Murrow .... post-production associate
Alejandro Jodorowsky .... consulting editor (uncredited)
Music Department
The Villagers of Chinchero Peru .... music
Other crew
Daniel Camino .... peruvian coordinator
Alejandro Jodorowsky .... version editor
Joyce King .... script supervisor
Diana Schwab .... production assistant
Meryle Selinger .... production assistant (as Meryle Seliner)

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108 min
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One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (And How They Got That Way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell.See more »
Mrs. Anderson:You know, I had fantasies like that, about being beat up. Did you ever have a fantasy about women beating you up? Or don't cowboys have fantasies?See more »
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Me and Bobby McGeeSee more »


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12 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Author: Jon Noel Shelton ( from Lexington, KY

The Last Movie would have been much better if Dennis Hopper hadn't let his hippie friends in the editing room. If the scenes where rearranged in a chronological order rather than being non-linear as it is, it would have stood a chance. However, the late 60's/early 70's (which many critics consider a "golden era" in filmmaking) was a time of experimentation, so if Hopper wanted to be self-indulgent he was in the right time at the right place. This is one title that begs to be recut. I would suggest a DVD with the original cut on one side and a new directors cut on the other. It would be fascinating to hear Hopper's audio commentary for further insights into where his mind was at the time (if he is capable of remembering, that is). By the way, this movie won first prize at the Venice Film Festival, so it wasn't the total failure (artisticly) that many critics have tried to make it out to be. I personally like it. The only other non-linear film I can think of from that era is HEAD(1968) which was far more succesful in terms of structure, or rather, non-structure. Had these films been commercially successful they might have revolutionized filmmaking, or at least spawned a non-linear film genre.

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