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Red Rock West (1993)

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Upon arriving to a small town, a drifter is mistaken for a hitman, but when the real hitman arrives, complications ensue.

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Vance Johnson ...
Mr. Johnson
Robert Apel ...
Howard
Bobby Joe McFadden ...
Old Man
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Kurt
Ted Parks ...
Cashier
Babs Bram ...
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Robert Guajardo ...
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Sarah Sullivan ...
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When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go wrong, and soon get worse when he runs into the real hitman, Lyle. Written by Rob Hartill

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Where nothing is as it seems. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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14 May 1993 (Italy)  »

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Delito em Red Rock West  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,502,551
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When the movie was previewed for audiences, none of the producers showed up. See more »

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When Michael is driving to the gas station on the highway, the Cadillac's gearshift lever is in "Park". See more »

Quotes

Lyle: [Eats a sandwich belonging to a man he just shot in the forehead] Mm... it's TURKEY!... one of my favorites.
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Special Thanks: Mom & Dad See more »

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Featured in I Want You (1998) See more »

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1,000 MILES FROM NOWHERE
Written by Dwight Yoakam
Performed by Dwight Yoakam
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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If you like plot turns, this is your movie. Top-notch.
3 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

If you like plot turns, this is your movie. It is impossible at any moment to predict what will happen next. Nothing is as it appears or ends as you think it will. The characters are all gritty and engaging. Cage is at his best. Dennis Hopper again shows his delightfully sinister side. JT Walsh is perfect in his last performance. Laura Boyle sizzles. Dwight Yoakum makes a film debut superbly in a cameo. I categorize this movie as "I am having a really, really, really bad day" film. Not a slow minute in this film. A real sleeper. This movie is underrated and, sadly, overlooked.


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