Desert Heat (II) (1999)
"Inferno" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Romance  |  25 September 1999 (USA)
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In the spring, the full moon shines for the warrior who has lost his way. Coyote is the spirit that leads back to life. If he follows the coyote when the moon is full, the warrior will see the path once more...


(as Danny Mulroon)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jubal Early
Gabrielle Fitzpatrick ...
Rhonda Reynolds
Ramsey Hogan
Mr. Singh
Jesse Hogan
Jonathan Avildsen ...
Petey Hogan
Dottie Matthews
Eli Hamilton
Ford Rainey ...
Pop Reynolds
Mrs. Henry Howard
Robert Symonds ...
Henry Howard


Eddie Lomax (Van Damme) is a vetern soldier sick of life, wandering the desert looking for a reason to die. An incident with a few thugs from the nearby town who steal Eddies motorbike and beat him almost to death, starts in Eddie a flame for revenge. Helped by Mr. Early, and some other good fellows, Eddie is out for vengeance. Written by Anonymous

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Left for dead. Burning for revenge.


Action | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language, some drug use and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 September 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Coyote Moon  »

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Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film was directed by John G. Avildsen, director of Rocky (1976) and The Karate Kid (1984), but do to too much tempering/editing of his work he asked for his name to be removed from the film, he is credited at the end credits as the director of the film, but credited as Danny Mulroon on the poster, DVD case and beginning of the film. See more »


When Eddie's lying on the ground in the desert talking to Johnny, he inserts a clip into the .45 and cocks it. But when he stands up the clip is out and he inserts another one. See more »


Ramsey Hogan: You two were the unfortunate results of recreational fucking, back when fucking was fun.
Matt Hogan: Jeez...
Ramsey Hogan: Get over it.
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References Yojimbo (1961) See more »


The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Music by William Steffe (uncredited)
Arranged and Performed by Ron Finn (as Ron Fin)
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Van Damme has a good rapport with the old folks.
9 February 2003 | by (columbus, oh) – See all my reviews

Wow, this movie is almost like a Road House for the late 90's. In other words, this is a good, no, GRRRREAT bad movie. Van Damme effectively plays another dumb guy / bad ass/ good guy. JCVD arrives in a small desert community populated almost entirely by abrasive creeps. Abrasive is putting it mildly, these guys snort crank/coke and verbally abuse old folks/hot waitresses around the clock. Of course Van Damme must help out the old folks and hot waitresses, probably because he's on some spiritual journey, or maybe he just wants to get laid, or maybe because he was planning suicide anyway. Whatever, the case may be, 2 old indians (one a motorcycle, the other an actual human being) help him get it done. The mullet adorned red necks and bikers which he awkwardly incapacitates are worth the price of admission alone. For my money this belongs amongst the best of Van Damme's entertainingly stupid body of work. Don't miss it!

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