5.0/10
56
2 user 2 critic

Back to Back (1989)

R | | Action, Drama | 13 June 1990 (USA)
Modern day western about two very different brothers, who join forces to clear their family name, from the shadow of their dead brother's blame for a bloody unsolved robbery.

Director:

Writers:

, (based on the screenplay by)
Reviews

IMDb at Comic-Con 2016

Visit our Comic-Con section to see what's trending, watch celebrity interviews, follow event coverage, browse cosplay photos, take our Fan IQ quizzes, and more.

Browse IMDb's Guide to Comic-Con

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The owner of a suburban art gallery searches for someone to perform an exorcism after a witch casts a spell on him.

Director: Deryn Warren
Stars: Apollonia Kotero, Mark Hamill, Stella Pacific
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Minister's family is killed by Arab terrorists, he takes revenge.

Director: Peter Maris
Stars: Ken Abraham, Ned Beatty, Brodie Greer
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Daniel McVicar, Apollonia Kotero
Heartbreaker (1983)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Frank Zuniga
Stars: Fernando Allende, Dawn Dunlap, Peter Gonzales Falcon
Anarchy TV (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An outraged reverend buys a public access station that specializes in what he considers pornographic broadcasting (shows include "Conspiracy Of The Week" and "Eat Me" all on Channel 69) ran... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Blank
Stars: Jonathan Penner, Jessica Hecht, Matt Winston
Riding Fast (1988)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A daredevil motorcycle rider falls for an older artist.

Director: Djordje Milicevic
Stars: Meg Foster, Doug Greenall, Robin Mossley
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie
Stars: Brian Dennehy, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Fahey
Monolith (1993)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into ... See full summary »

Director: John Eyres
Stars: Bill Paxton, Lindsay Frost, John Hurt
Pass the Ammo (1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the ... See full summary »

Director: David Beaird
Stars: Bill Paxton, Linda Kozlowski, Tim Curry
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rifkin
Stars: Judd Nelson, Bill Paxton, Wayne Newton
Sex Beach (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Daniel, good looking and manly, in spite of his blindness lives in port and lives on prostitution and sale of marijuana in I associate with the "Cat" a day knows a young person and ... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Nieto Roa
Stars: Jaime Moreno, Apollonia Kotero, Carlos Muñoz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Sophia and Sebastian, on their wedding night make a deal. If after one year of being married, they feel their marriage won't make it, why be miserable the rest of their lives, they will get a Divorce and have a Ceremony to celebrate it!

Director: J.D. Mata
Stars: Salvador Benavides, Madeleine Falk, Mario Juarez
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Bo Brand
...
Todd Brand
...
Jesse Duro
...
Wade Duro
...
Eli Hix
Susan Anspach ...
Madeline Hix
...
Deputy Jackson
David Michael Sterling ...
Hank Brand
Roger Rook ...
Manny Duro
Tony Gaznick ...
Warren Enfield
Terence Marinan ...
Spider Hand (as Terry Marinan)
Edward Alberty ...
Bandit #2
...
Bandit #3
Daniel O'Haco ...
Bandit #4
Mildred Brion ...
Hedda Niven
Edit

Storyline

Modern day western about two very different brothers, who join forces to clear their family name, from the shadow of their dead brother's blame for a bloody unsolved robbery. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 June 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Okrutna przeszlosc  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

Elgin MacMillan was and extra, a stand-in and double for Bill Paxton, 2nd camera unit. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A movie that had tremendous potential .....
13 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Whenever I see a movie like "Back to Back" that wastes entertainment potential so badly, it saddens me. The original idea of a long ago armored car robbery and a missing seven million dollars being pursued by relatives of the perpetrators, is an idea that could have worked. Here however, the story is too difficult to follow as the narration and almost incoherent flashbacks lead to confusion. Bill Paxton is the only convincing actor in the entire film, and the direction is quite loose, leading to random scenes that make little sense. This film begs for a remake because there really is a good movie buried somewhere in the mess that is "Back to Back" - MERK


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Back to Back (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?