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Writers (WGA):
John Dahl (written by) &
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Release Date:
14 May 1993 (Italy) See more »
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Tagline:
...All Roads Lead To Intrigue. See more »
Plot:
Upon arriving to a small town, a drifter is mistaken for a hitman, but when the real hitman arrives, complications ensue. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
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Here's your definition of modern film noir See more (78 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Nicolas Cage ... Michael

Craig Reay ... Jim
Vance Johnson ... Mr. Johnson
Robert Apel ... Howard
Bobby Joe McFadden ... Old Man

J.T. Walsh ... Wayne

Lara Flynn Boyle ... Suzanne

Dale Gibson ... Kurt
Ted Parks ... Cashier
Babs Bram ... Receptionist
Robert Guajardo ... Doctor
Sarah Sullivan ... Nurse

Timothy Carhart ... Deputy Greytack

Dan Shor ... Deputy Bowman

Dennis Hopper ... Lyle
Michael Ruud ... Red Rock Bartender

Dwight Yoakam ... Truck Driver
Peter Kevin Quinn ... Truck Driver's Buddy
Jeff Levine ... Country Girl Bartender
Shawn Michael Ryan ... Ted

Barbara Glover ... Jane
Robert Beecher ... Caretaker

Jody Carter ... Caretaker's Wife

Directed by
John Dahl 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
John Dahl (written by) &
Rick Dahl (written by)

Produced by
Rick Dahl .... associate producer
Steve Golin .... producer
Michael Kuhn .... executive producer
Jane McGann .... executive producer (as Jane McCann)
Sigurjon Sighvatsson .... producer
Aron Warner .... supervising producer
Lynn Weimer .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
William Olvis 
 
Cinematography by
Marc Reshovsky (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Scott Chestnut 
 
Casting by
Carol Lewis 
 
Production Design by
Robert Pearson 
 
Art Direction by
Don Diers 
 
Set Decoration by
Kate Sullivan 
 
Costume Design by
Terry Dresbach 
 
Makeup Department
Fríða Aradóttir .... hair stylist (as Frida Aradottir)
Peggy Hannaman .... hair assistant
Peggy Hannaman .... makeup assistant
Patty York .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Scott Carleton .... post-production supervisor: Propaganda Films
Tim Clawson .... executive in charge of production
Vincent Landay .... post-production supervisor
Philip Rose .... production manager
Diana Seel .... post-production supervisor: Propaganda Films
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael McCue .... second assistant director (as Michael A. McCue)
Scott Mislan .... second second assistant director (as Scott T. Mislan)
Mike Topoozian .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Philip Barnes .... carpenter
Richard Berry .... carpenter
Ronald Collins .... carpenter
Larce Crawford .... carpenter
Joe Del Monte .... carpenter (as Joseph T. DelMonte)
Kurt DeWitt .... construction coordinator
Bernard Griesz .... carpenter (as Bernardo 'Rocky' Grisez)
Peter B. Gulick .... lead foreman
Daniel Hartman .... carpenter
Steven Herrman .... carpenter
Jonathan R. Hodges .... property master (as Jonathon Hodges)
Red Kelly .... carpenter
Morris Laslo .... lead carpenter
Larry Lee .... carpenter
Stacey R. Litoff .... art department coordinator
Ray Maxwell .... carpenter
Douglas Matthew McMahon .... props (as Douglas McMahon)
Alberto Miyares .... additional set dresser
Robert Murray .... lead carpenter: Arizona
Craig Anthony Muzio .... lead scenic (as Craig A. Muzio)
Chris Nakayama .... carpenter
Jaime M. Oritz .... scenic artist
Steve Rice .... additional art director (as Steven James Rice)
Michael R. Serebreni .... carpenter
Warren Sewell .... set dresser
Don G. Smith .... set dresser
Kelly Smith .... carpenter
David A. Snow .... scenic artist (as David Snow)
John Snow .... assistant art director (as John W. Snow)
John L. Sullivan .... carpenter (as John Sullivan)
Michael Whetstone .... leadman
Tony Whyte .... carpenter (as William Whyte)
Dwain Wilson .... on-set dresser (as Dwain F. Wilson)
 
Sound Department
Mark Berger .... supervising re-recording mixer
Andrea Biklian .... sound effects apprentice
Jay Boekelheide .... sound designer
Frank Canonica .... post-production sound recordist
Joan E. Chapman .... adr editor
Lee Cruikshank .... machine room operator
Francesca Dodd .... assistant to sound supervisor
Patrick Dodd .... sound supervisor
Richard Duarte .... foley recordist
Malcolm Fife .... foley editor
Tommy Goodwin .... adr mixer
Samuel H. Hinckley .... sound effects editor
Samuel Lehmer .... re-recording mixer
Yehuda Maayan .... boom operator (as Jehuda Maayan)
Jennifer Myers .... foley artist
Andrew Niedzwiecki .... assistant adr engineer
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
Richard Quinn .... assistant dialogue editor
Steve F.B. Smith .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Eric Thompson .... foley mixer
Mark Weingarten .... sound mixer (as Mark Deren)
 
Special Effects by
John Carl Buechler .... special effects makeup: Magical Media Industries (as John Buechler)
Mark R. Byers .... special effects (as Mark Byers)
Frank Ceglia .... special effects coordinator
John Foster .... fabricator
Dean Gates .... sculptor
Ted Haynes .... fabricator
Rod Matsui .... fabricator
Rodd Matsui .... special effects technician
Gary Zink .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rick Barker .... stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunt coordinator
Cathy Browning .... stunts
Keith Campbell .... stunts
Charlie Carpenter .... stunts
Scott Alan Cook .... stunts (as Scott Cook)
Robert Detweiller .... stunts (as Robert Detweiler)
Dale Gibson .... stunts
Geno Hart .... stunts
Don Ruffin .... stunts
Bob Wagner .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dana Arnold .... electrician
Levon Besnelian .... dolly grip
George Billinger III .... additional camera operator (as George Billinger)
Jeremy Briggs .... additional camera assistant
Mark Shane Davis .... key grip
Lee A. Dublin .... camera assistant: second unit (as Lee Allison Dublin)
Robert Eyslee .... best boy electric
Beth Jana Friedberg .... director of photography: second unit (as Beth-Jana Friedberg)
Brett F. Gates .... second assistant camera
Fred Gibson .... electrician
Michael E. Gips .... electrician
Raymond Gonzales .... electrician
Kim Heath .... grip
Brent L. Jones .... grip (as Brent Jones)
Amy Laakman-Davis .... grip
Mitchell Linden .... grip
Jon Massey .... camera loader
Karl Owens .... first assistant camera (as Karl C. Owens)
Peter Pearce .... electrician (as Pete Pearce)
Stephen Rocha .... gaffer
Walter Royle .... best boy grip
Rohn Schmidt .... additional photographer (as Ron Schmidt)
Gary W. Shaw .... electrician
Robert J. Studenny .... best boy grip (as Robert Studenny)
Suzanne Tenner .... still photographer
Fred Vicarel .... grip
Rob J. Greenlea .... key grip: additional photography (uncredited)
Mark Gutterud .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Ron Kunecke .... night light operator (uncredited)
Mark Watson .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Catalina Decker .... extras casting: Arizona
Douglas Lambert .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Linda S. Cormany .... costume assistant (as Linda Cormany)
Lori Eskowitz-Carter .... costume supervisor (as Lori Eskowitz)
 
Editorial Department
Shannon Carey .... second assistant editor
Samuel Craven .... first assistant editor
Laura M. Grody .... second assistant editor
Katy Petty .... post-production assistant
Denise C. Plumb .... apprentice editor
Pamela Ross .... post-production assistant
Stephen R. Sheridan .... color timer (as Steve Sheridan)
 
Location Management
Dan Gorman .... assistant location manager
Kevin Halloran .... location manager: Los Angeles
Anne McCaffrey .... location manager: Arizona
Jon Bell .... location liaison (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Robert Battaglia .... assistant scoring mixer
Doug Botnick .... scoring mixer (as Douglas Botnick)
Paul Broucek .... music supervisor
Alex Gibson .... music editor
Evyen Klean .... music supervisor
Randall Strom .... scoring coordinator
Sherry Whitfield .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Chris Basso .... driver: production van
Al Boone .... driver
Joe Cosentino .... transportation captain (as Joseph Consentino)
Danny Diaz .... driver
Robert Enriquez .... driver
Eugene Farrington .... driver: honeywagon (as Gene Farrington)
John R. Halaby .... driver
Dash Hart .... transportation captain
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
Bernie Hooper .... driver
Alvin Hurd .... driver: honeywagon (as Alvin D. Hurd)
Douglas Jones .... driver
Alex Kivlen .... assistant to transportation coordinator
Mick McCabe .... driver (as Mickey McCabe)
Ed Neufang .... driver
Steve Nickolai .... driver (as Steve M. Nickolai)
Paul Pinnt .... driver
Ken Plumlee .... driver
Tommy Ray Smith .... driver: honeywagon (as Tommy Smith)
David Vaccaro .... driver
Chris Waldoch .... driver (as Christopher M. Waldoch)
David D.B. Wilson .... driver (as H. David Wilson)
 
Other crew
Linda Alderete .... assistant: Mr. Sighvatsson and Mr. Golin
Athena Alexander .... set production assistant
Luis G. Benavides .... craft service
Cathy Browning .... production secretary: Arizona
Jeff Caulfield .... assistant production coordinator
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Rob Clark .... production assistant
'Rodeo' Sam Davis .... production assistant
Satya De La Manitou .... assistant: Mr. Hopper
Beth DePatie .... production coordinator
Maureen Duffy .... completion bond: Film Finances
Sam Dyer .... stand-in
Peter D. Graves .... marketing consultant (as Peter Graves)
Chrisanne Greer .... production secretary: Los Angeles
'Matey Boy' Hampson .... production assistant
Julie Hansen .... post-production accountant
Scott Harris .... set production assistant
Paul Hibler .... caterer: Deluxe Catering
Karen Hooper .... craft service
Rick Kahn .... projectionist
Nancy Karlin .... script supervisor
Robert Larson .... stand-in
Jeff Levine .... assistant: Mr. Cage
Carla Lockhart .... assistant: Mr. Sighvatsson and Mr. Golin
Maura McKeown .... production assistant
Tim Perry .... shotmaker
David Pollack .... unit publicist (as David Pollock)
Nancy Potter .... production assistant
Elizabeth Pryor .... set production assistant
David Sanfield .... chef
Virginia Schmitt .... set production assistant
David Schroeder .... stand-in
Larry Shapiro .... production coordinator
Eldon Smith .... stand-in
Marnie Stretch .... production assistant
Suzette Tarzia .... stand-in
Neal Thompson .... title designer
Samuel O. Velasco .... production assistant
Bob Wagner .... set production assistant
Cathy Wallace .... production assistant
B.J. Witz .... first aid
Merrick Wolfe .... production facilitator
Kurt Woolner .... completion bond: Film Finances
Susie Yamamoto .... assistant auditor (as Susan Yamamoto)
Lulu Zezza .... production auditor
Chris Hanaford .... stand-in (uncredited)
Michael Mendelsohn .... banker/financier (uncredited)
Philip Rogers .... voice-over (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Pat Campbell .... special thanks
Mark Chatinsky .... special thanks
Lori L. Eschler .... special thanks (as Lori Eschler)
Ted MacKinney .... special thanks
Michael Mendelsohn .... special thanks
Miles Mogulescu .... special thanks
Cheryl Nelson .... special thanks
Gina Resnick .... special thanks
Malcolm Ritchie .... special thanks
Jill Tandy .... special thanks
Jim Tauber .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for language and violence, and for sexuality
Runtime:
98 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Significant portions of this "Wyoming" film was shot on location in Montana, writer/director John Dahl and his brother, writer/producer Rick Dahl's home state, as well as Arizona.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: Red Rock, Wyoming, is supposedly 50 miles east of Medicine Bow. Near the end of the film, a deputy announces that he's 'called for backup from Laramie and Rawlins.' Within moments (even allowing for movie time), several police cars show up to chase down 'the man from Texas.' Given Red Rock's supposed location, it would be around 80 miles from Laramie and over 100 miles from Rawlins. So how did those cops get there that fast?See more »
Quotes:
Lyle:[Eats a sandwich belonging to a man he just shot in the forehead] Mm... it's TURKEY!... one of my favorites.See more »
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Soundtrack:
STRANGERS AN HOUR AGOSee more »

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34 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
Here's your definition of modern film noir, 7 February 2002
Author: Michael V. Metrik from Altoona, PA

In any number of films, you can find Nicholas Cage as a strong, silent hero, Dennis Hopper as a homicidal maniac, Lara Flynn Boyle as a vamp/tramp, and the late, lamented J.T. Walsh as the heavy. These are the types of roles these four can play in their sleep, and they have done so often enough that to see them playing them again borders on cliche. What a relief, therefore, that John Dahl, a master at getting a lot of mood out of a little action, directed this nuanced noirish thriller. Hopper manages to keep from going over the top, Cage shows a little more depth than his usually-superficial action heroes, Boyle is by turns sultry, innocent, and scheming, and one gets a sense of the hard iron of the soul that is central to his character, Wayne. Dahl's direction gives a sense of the emptiness of the Big Sky country where the story takes place while also being intimate enough to show how a wrinkled brow can indicate a radical change of plot in store. The plot twists are top-notch, and one of the other great twists in this movie is that some of the supporting characters actually act as if they have brains. It isn't often that minor characters like deputy sheriffs have more brains than their headlining superiors. But with a director as smart as Dahl, you shouldn't be surprised by the intelligence of anything connected with this film. An excellent movie.

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