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Red Hill (2010)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller, Western  |  5 November 2010 (USA)
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A young police officer must survive his first day's duty in a small country town.

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Cast

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Shane Cooper
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Old Bill
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Jimmy Conway (as Tom E. Lewis)
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Alice Cooper
Christopher Davis ...
Slim
Kevin Harrington ...
Jim Barlow
Richard Sutherland ...
Manning
Ken Radley ...
Earl
John Brumpton ...
Rex
Cliff Ellen ...
Gleason
Jim Daly ...
Ted
Dom Phelan ...
Ken
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Willy
Tim Hughes ...
Micky Carlin
Ken Connley ...
Joseph Carlin
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A young police officer must survive his first day's duty in a small country town.

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Revenge just rode into town.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

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$8,650 (USA) (5 November 2010)

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$20,960 (USA) (14 January 2011)
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Betsy (the horse) was left at the police station when Cooper returned from Gleason's farm and Cooper drove a police vehicle to Skins Creek Road. Assuming that Jimmy took Betsy, Betsy would have been left at the Main Street. But Betsy was found by Cooper outside the barn after he freed himself from the handcuffs. See more »

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Shane Cooper: Alice? Have you seen my gun?
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An Australian Western
20 November 2010 | by (St Andrews, Fife) – See all my reviews

For quite some time now, amongst the 1000's of movies I have watched, I noticed a certain ennui to my movie watching, as other people have said, this has been done before, most notably in American westerns. The wronged man comes back to reap his vengeance on the evil-doers. If this had been strictly formulaic and badly acted and filmed i would not have seen it all the way through to the ending. However, I was pleasantly entertained, I don't think it was too obvious a plot, it had me guessing for a while. The escaped convict looked suitably elemental and Ryan Kwanten as the young cop on his first bloody day in the outback played it well. Yes, there were some strange parts to the movie, although I just found the inclusion of the wild animal an amusing aside, and not to be taken too seriously. The score was good, the atmosphere was suitably bleak and a lot of it filmed at night to add to the tension. I think people expect too much these days, no this was not Unforgiven, but for a low budget movie out of Australia I thought this was a good remake of the classic revenge western. Certainly worth a viewing if you love westerns, or if you like revenge plots. For a Sunday afternoon, you could do a whole lot worse.


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