5.1/10
143
7 user 2 critic

Dead Man's Revenge (1994)

Bitter and vengeful fugitive Luck Hatcher, dignified former slave turned bounty hunter Jessup Bush, and wily deputy U.S. Marshal Bodine all converge in a small town so they can hatch an ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Billy Van is a dangerous and perfidious outlaw who kidnapped a wealthy woman and the wife of Hamilton Monroe for ransom. However, Hamilton, makes an offer to free Billy's partner Jesson ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Biggs
Stars: Bo Hopkins, Kim Sill, Michael Horse
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Harlin Garret loses his memory and finds himself closed in a facility claimed to belong to the state security services. The manager of this place tells Garrett he used to be a killer for ... See full summary »

Director: David Mitchell
Stars: Jeff Wincott, Michael Ironside, Terri Hawkes
Chaindance (1991)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

As a part of a special government reform program, inmate J.T. Blake has to take care of Johnny Reynolds who has cerebral palsy. In the meantime, another inmate wants to take care of J.T. Blake forever.

Director: Allan A. Goldstein
Stars: Scott Andersen, R. Nelson Brown, Norman Browning
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Michael Ironside headlines the cast as Jack, a Denver cop investigating the case of a murdered army sergeant. Things heat up when we learn that the death may be linked to a massive weapons ... See full summary »

Director: David Winning
Stars: Michael Ironside, Currie Graham, Frederic Forrest
Payback (1991)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An escaped con goes after a drug-dealing killer.

Director: Russell Solberg
Stars: Michael Ironside, Don Swayze, Teresa Blake
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy
Stars: Don Wilson, Terry Farrell, Mako
Night Trap (1993)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A New Orleans cop tries to track down and stop a vicious and demonic killer whom has sold his soul to the devil for invulnerability and immortality.

Director: David A. Prior
Stars: Robert Davi, Michael Ironside, Lesley-Anne Down
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Azzopardi
Stars: Amy Madigan, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Robin MacEachern
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Jack David (Pare) is a tough, outspoken cop who finds himself wrongly accused for the death of a fellow agent by the depraved and power hungry chief of Miami Customs, Martin Cullen (Ian ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Misiorowski
Stars: Michael Paré, Barbara Carrera, Michael Ironside
Save Me I (1994)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

An accountant beleaguered by personal and professional problems gets involved with a femme fatale and her mysterious psychiatrist.

Director: Alan Roberts
Stars: Harry Hamlin, Lysette Anthony, Michael Ironside
Texas (TV Movie 1994)
Adventure | History | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lang
Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, Benjamin Bratt, Frederick Coffin
Deep Red (TV Movie 1994)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned... See full summary »

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Lindsey Haun, Michael Biehn, Tobin Bell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Payton McCay
...
Luck Hatcher
...
Jessup Bush
...
Tom Hatcher / Bodine
...
Carrey Rose
...
Bullock
...
Beesly
...
Bunny
Jack Rader ...
Hawkins
...
Granger
...
U. S. Marshal
...
Chim Xu
...
Storekeeper
Eric Boles ...
Bank Teller
...
Simmons
Edit

Storyline

Bitter and vengeful fugitive Luck Hatcher, dignified former slave turned bounty hunter Jessup Bush, and wily deputy U.S. Marshal Bodine all converge in a small town so they can hatch an intricate con in order to bring greedy and ruthless railroad speculator Payton McCay to justice. Written by Woodyanders

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Some Men Will Stop At Nothing ... To Get Revenge

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 April 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blutige Vergeltung  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Payton McCay: You know, I've always felt that horse thieves ought to be treated like a treasure - buried with care and affection.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Film Maker's Revenge
17 June 2002 | by (North Dakota) – See all my reviews

The opening ten minutes of this 1994 western are very intense

and very violent, drawing the line between our hero and our

villain...then the film descends into a dopey wannabe comedy a la

"The Sting," and never recovers.

I cannot discuss the plot much because of all the surprise

endings and twists and turns, but here are the basics in a

nutshell: Michael Ironside is a landowner whose spread is

coveted by Bruce Dern, a railroad speculator. Dern kills Ironside's

wife and child, and throws Ironside into jail. Years later, Ironside

escapes and is tracked by bounty hunter Vondie Curtis-Hall and

U.S. marshal Keith Coulouris, who has the nicest hair of any man

in any western.

Curtis-Hall kills Ironside and collects the bounty from Dern, but

wait, read the film's title! Ironside is alive, and Coulouris is really

his son. It seems Curtis-Hall and Ironside have teamed up to stick

it to Dern, and Coulouris may not side with family when it comes to

bringing Dern in according to the law.

What follows is a very complicated con game as other cast

members are revealed to be in on the whole plan to get Dern, but

have troubles trying to keep ahead of the rich railroad magnate.

Doug McClure is along as one of Dern's clumsy henchmen in one

of his last, and most embarassing, roles.

The murder of Ironside's family in the opening minutes leads the

viewer to think this will be an intense and horrific revenge drama.

This gloom is easy to get into, as Curtis-Hall is also no smiles as

the "bounty hunter." The plot takes this one hundred and eighty

degree turn into winking comedy, and never recovers that dramatic

tension again. Ironside is so intense, he rarely seems to be in on

the joke. Curtis-Hall is harassed in the beginning of the film

because he is black, but this subplot is dropped in favor of unfunny

Newman and Redford-type antics. The film holds no surprises,

and eventually you might think things would be easier if someone

would have plugged Dern in the first act.

Country singer Randy Travis plays a small role as Coulouris'

boss, and he is stiffer than hardtack. He has a good screen

presence, but his line delivery is terrible. I have heard more

emotion from the drive thru speaker at Burger King.

Despite some good work by Ironside and Curtis-Hall (who would

go on to punish the world by directing "Glitter"), I will have to slightly

not recommend "Dead Man's Revenge."

This is rated (PG13) for physical violence, gun violence, very mild

profanity, mild sexual references, and some adult situations.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Dead Man's Revenge (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?