Rio Diablo (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Western  |  28 February 1993 (USA)
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A groom and a bounty hunter go after his kidnapped bride.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Quentin Leech
Travis Tritt ...
Benjamin Taber
Flora Mae Pepper
Jake Walker
Maria Benjamin
Dyke Holland (as Michael G. Hagerty)
Luis Contreras ...
Pedro Almenzar
Rosco Binder
Kelly Junkerman ...
Carson (as Kelly Junkermann)
Jud Everly
Tommy Townsend ...
Sheriff Wells
Arnold Johnson ...
David S. Cass Sr. ...
Winslow (as David Cass)


A groom and a bounty hunter go after his kidnapped bride.

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28 February 1993 (USA)  »

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Rio Diablo - Az Ördögfolyó  »

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After Ben leaves the posse and crosses the river, he is seen riding hard across the desert. His horse first shows no breast collar, then shows a collar, and then no collar again. See more »


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Could've Been a Great One
1 December 2007 | by (Savannah, GA) – See all my reviews

Except for a couple of fatal errors, "Rio Diablo" could have been a great spaghetti western. Kenny Rogers is outstanding as the bounty killer so ruthless he makes "the man with no name" seem like a sissy. Travis Tritt is pretty good, too. Unfortunately, Tritt fails to develop the kind of buddy chemistry with Rogers that's needed for this story (1st mistake). Naomi Judd, on the other hand, is embarrassingly bad as the madam. She's too classy looking and refined, and her line readings are terrible. If Rogers really insisted on casting a country star, he should have considered Dolly Parton or Barbara Mandrell (2nd mistake). Stacey Keach is convincingly slimy in his small, surprise role. However, he resembles one of the main baddies too much,creating unnecessary confusion.

In spite of its flaws, "Rio Diablo" is considerably better than another 90s spaghetti knockoff, "The Quick and the Dead." I give "Rio Diablo" a "6".

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