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In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.

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Cast

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Miguel
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Hugh
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Daniel
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Martin
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Kingfisher
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Jim
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Jonathan
Noah Miller ...
Levi
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Curly
Chad Brummett ...
Sid
Logan Miller ...
Jacob
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Barley
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Storyline

In the late 1800's, a beautiful former prostitute (January Jones: "Mad Men") is trying to build an honest life with her husband in the rugged plains of New Mexico. When she catches the eye of a sadistic and powerful religious leader (Jason Isaacs: Harry Potter series), her life is violently turned upside down. She embarks on a bloody course of vengeance with the assistance of a renegade sheriff (Ed Harris: Pollock, The Hours, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) who has pretty violent tendencies of his own. Written by ARC Entertainment

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Revenge is Sweet.

Genres:

Thriller | Western

Certificate:

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Release Date:

11 October 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sweetwater  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During the scene where Prophet Josiah (Jason Isaacs) is walking into church followed by the others to give mass after being confronted by Miguel (Eduardo Noriega) about his sheep. The suns actual lighting coming in through the entrance of the Chapel created the natural rays coming through the doors. The crew got lucky when filming the shot and hurried to start rolling the cameras to capture the actors walking in front of the sunset for the beautiful, natural lighting. See more »

Goofs

When Prophet Josiah is spreading mud all over Curly's body and face, the amount of mud on his right cheek changes between camera shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Sir, you awaken our good man! Though the night is made for lovin', and the day, she comes too soon, yet we'll go no more a-rovin', boys,
[echoing]
Sheriff Jackson: by the light of the moon. Whoo-leee! Whoo-leee! Whoo-da-leee!
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Great flick
7 February 2014 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

It started out real slow. From the reviews, I thought, well OK, if I don't like it, I can just stop watching. Like I said, it started out real slow. Maybe about midway, it got good, then better, then real good. It was like a thriller. The acting was superb by all. The villain made you hate him. His righteousness made you hate him even more. Great acting. Great background, the town and townspeople. All the characters were great. I won't spoil it and tell the ending but even the ending was great. I thought that it would end differently but it didn't and that even made it better. I thoroughly enjoyed this western. I haven't seen a good one in along time.


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