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The Grave (1996)

R | | Comedy, Horror | January 1996 (USA)
Two prisoners escape with the help of their jailer to search for a treasure that is supposedly buried with a dead millionaire.

Director:

Jonas Pate

Writers:

Peter Glatzer (story), Jonas Pate (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Craig Sheffer ... King
Gabrielle Anwar ... Jordan
Josh Charles ... Tyn
Donal Logue ... Cletus
Keith David ... The Priest
John Diehl ... J.C. Cole
Giovanni Ribisi ... Wex
Anthony Michael Hall ... Travis Purcell
Max Perlich ... Boo
Eric Roberts ... Cass
Ashleigh Aston Moore Ashleigh Aston Moore ... Marlene
DeeDee Rescher ... Metal Voice (as Dee Dee Rescher)
Gene Dann Gene Dann ... Farmer
Beth Curtis Beth Curtis ... Farmer's Daughter
Sam Pate Sam Pate ... Dead Boy
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Storyline

Two convicts (Craig Sheffer, Josh Charles) learn from another convict that a treasure was buried with a dead millionaire. When they escape, they get tied up with some other good old boys and an ex-girl friend (Gabrille Anwar) in the search. Of course, everything goes wrong and everyone crosses everyone else. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

Some secrets are better left buried.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, a sex scene and strong language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Grave See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed entirely in North Carolina during one of the hottest summers on record in 1995. See more »

Quotes

Travis: What's the last place anybody would look for a dead body? A grave, right?
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Soundtracks

Drunkards Dream
Traditional, Performed by Dave Evans
Southern Melody Publishing Co.
Courtesy of Sugar Hill Records, Inc.
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Cohen Brothers Without The Cohen Brothers
5 April 2020 | by deagerSee all my reviews

The Jonus Brothers (actually Jonas Pate) 1st movie; with a script by Mr. Pate, Peter Glatzer, Josh Pate & Michael Wexler (however I have a inclination that Jonas Pate had much more to do with the script that the others); a outstanding group of young actors who would become stars & prime character actors in the next 10 years or so; finally, a soundtrack full of songs that would make T Bone Burnett (the brains behind the Oh Brother soundtrack) proud. On top of that - superior photography, direction, acting, and locations. Jonus has managed to put together a Cohenesque movie that is a worthy match. It really is a 9! Full of humor, plot twist, expected surprises and pure entertainment!


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