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Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (1990)

Two travelers, one a well to do young clark on the way to a reunion with his wife, the other a scruffy, feral bounty hunter meet at sundown on a lonely prairie and agree to swap stories ... See full summary »

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Will Hare ...
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Tom
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Jenny
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Arthur
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Maureen
Wendy J. Cooke ...
Eva
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Martin
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Sarah
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Dr. Leaderman
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Bluey (as William M. Brennan)
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Horn
Bruce M. Fischer ...
Colochez (as Bruce Discher)
James Glick ...
Dying Chief
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Two travelers, one a well to do young clark on the way to a reunion with his wife, the other a scruffy, feral bounty hunter meet at sundown on a lonely prairie and agree to swap stories around the campfire. Written by Mark Thompson <mrt@oasis.icl.co.uk>

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In 1992, writer/director Wayne Coe was considering making a sequel called 'Grim Prairie Tales: Rescue Party'. See more »

Goofs

The studio lights are repeatedly reflected in Brad Dourif's glasses. See more »

Quotes

Morrison: What surprises me is that you've survived so long, not knowin' two spits and half a fart about the country you're in.
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great mixture of horror and fable
21 December 2013 | by (Oakland, Ca) – See all my reviews

This movie managed to sneak up on me and I have never forgotten it. Brad Dourif was his usual superb and James Earl Jones absolutely masterful (one of his best performances). Its just too bad cable providers and show selectors have not seen fit to provide it to subscribers and viewers looking for compelling film. Brad Dourif's acting prowess was confirmed in his role as "Doc" on HBO's Deadwood series. Do yourself a solid and chase this one down. The dark humor in GPT is golden and is frequently profound. I wish this was the pilot to a series but sadly it was a one off. Praise should also go to the writer and producer.


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