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Goin' South
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Director:
Writers:
John Herman Shaner (story) &
Al Ramrus (story) ...
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Release Date:
6 October 1978 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Saved from the hangman, for a fate worse than death! See more »
Plot:
Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. See more »
User Reviews:
One of my favorites! See more (37 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Jack Nicholson 
 
Writing credits
John Herman Shaner (story) &
Al Ramrus (story)

John Herman Shaner (screenplay) &
Al Ramrus (screenplay) and
Charles Shyer (screenplay) &
Alan Mandel (screenplay)

Produced by
Harry Gittes .... producer
Harold Schneider .... producer
 
Original Music by
Perry Botkin Jr. 
Van Dyke Parks 
 
Cinematography by
Néstor Almendros  (as Nestor Almendros)
 
Film Editing by
John Fitzgerald Beck 
Richard Chew 
 
Production Design by
Toby Carr Rafelson 
 
Art Direction by
Agustín Ituarte  (as Agustin Ytuarte)
 
Costume Design by
William Ware Theiss 
 
Makeup Department
María de Jesús Lepe .... hair stylist (as Ma. de Jesus Lepe)
Edie Panda .... hair stylist
Bob Westmoreland .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Alberto A. Ferrer .... production manager
Marco Aurelio Ortiz .... assistant production manager
Clark L. Paylow .... unit manager (as Clark Paylow)
Sergio David Prieto .... assistant production manager (as David Prieto)
Lindsley Parsons Jr. .... executive production manager: Paramount (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William S. Beasley .... second assistant director (as William Beasley)
Michael Daves .... first assistant director
Jesús Marín .... assistant director (as Jesus Marin)
 
Art Department
Tony Castañola .... set dresser assistant
Antonio Mata .... head prop man
Robert Scaife .... construction coordinator
Marty Wunderlich .... property master
 
Sound Department
Art Rochester .... production sound mixer (as Arthur Rochester)
Bill Rowe .... sound re-recording mixer
Frank E. Warner .... sound effects editor
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Raúl Camarena .... special effects
Lawrence J. Cavanaugh .... special effects (as Larry Cavanaugh)
 
Stunts
May Boss .... stunts (as May R. Boss)
Loren Janes .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dick Deats .... key grip
Rafael Delong .... crane grip
Hugh K. Gagnier .... additional photographer (as Hugh Gagnier)
Alfredo Ruvalcaba .... best boy
Manuel Santaella .... camera operator
Hal Trussell .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Luis Sánchez .... extras casting (as Luis Sanchez)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Thomas S. Dawson .... costumer: men (as Thomas Dawson)
Alfonso Govea .... wardrober men
Frances Kandelin Harrison .... costumer: women
Juana Oliver .... wardrober women
Alicia Soto .... dress maker
 
Editorial Department
Carlos Puente .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Else Blangsted .... music editor
Ken Lauber .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Ricardo Frera .... production assistant
Don Henry .... production accountant
Nancy Coan Kaclik .... assistant to producer
Francisco Ledesma .... delegate: actors
Chayo Lopez .... production associate
Joe O'Har .... location manager
Guillermo Panuco .... wrangler
Pedro Pérez Rivera .... medic
Kathleen Dolan Sumner .... assistant: Mr. Nicholson
Anita Terrian .... assistant to producer
Julia Tucker .... script supervisor
Robert L. Wilson .... wrangler (as Robert Wilson)
'Chema' Hernandez .... livestock coordinator (uncredited)
'Chico' Hernandez .... wrangler (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
105 min | USA:109 min (DVD version)
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Mono)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Feature film debut for Mary Steenburgen.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Moon's middle name is said several times in the film to be Lloyd, but on the deposit slip his name is written as "Henry X. Moon."See more »
Quotes:
Henry Moon:Well, I ain't no slab of meat to be auctioned off, but, what the hell. Fine by me.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Opera (1987)See more »
Soundtrack:
Beautiful DreamerSee more »

FAQ

Would this be the first film that Mary Steenburgen and Christopher Lloyd made together...???
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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
One of my favorites!, 8 June 1999
Author: Tommy Phillips from Bridgeport, WV

I have always loved this movie, me and my family first saw it together when I was 5 years old. I loved it then but didn't understand it. Now I'm 18. This movie is directed by Jack Nicholson, he puts together a very good cast including John Belushi, Christopher Loyd, Danny Devito, and Mary Steenburgen in her first movie. He plays a wonderful,funny part in this movie as an outlaw that is saved from the gallows from a very pretty woman named Julia, she and him don't get along at first, they have nothing in common then they learn how to get along by a strange coincidence. One of my top five Jack Nicholson films one for the family and everyone!

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