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Dollar for the Dead (1998)

TV-14 | | Western | TV Movie 11 October 1998
A very quick gunman is on the run from a rancher and his men out to kill him for killing his son. The gunman gets mixed up with a former Confederate soldier who has knowledge of hidden gold... See full summary »

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Gene Quintano

Writer:

Gene Quintano
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Cowboy
William Forsythe ... Dooley
Jordi Mollà ... Federale captain (as Jordi Molla)
Joaquim de Almeida ... Friar Ramon
Jonathan Banks ... Col. Skinner (Redleg commander) (as Johnathan Banks)
Simón Andreu ... Akers
Ed Lauter ... Jacob Colby
Howie Long ... Reager
Lance Kinsey ... Tracker
Steve Peterson Steve Peterson ... Toby
Antonio Castro Antonio Castro ... Julio
Beatriz Guevara Beatriz Guevara ... Redhead
Keith Farmer Keith Farmer ... Bartender - Gunpowder
Daniel Martín ... Gambler - Sterling
George Bullock George Bullock ... Regulator #1
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Storyline

A very quick gunman is on the run from a rancher and his men out to kill him for killing his son. The gunman gets mixed up with a former Confederate soldier who has knowledge of hidden gold. The only trouble is he is also pursued by Union soldiers. When they free a man with part of the map to the gold, they then are also pursued by Spanish soldiers. It all leads to a small Mexican town terrorized by soldiers and led a by a good priest who also has knowledge of the gold. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

TNT | TNT Originals

Country:

USA | Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un dollar pour un mort See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Emilio Estevez talks about regulators and how they are hired killers. He played a regulator in Young Guns. See more »

Quotes

Dooley: I don't mean to pry or nothing, but it's just... I wonder how a man gets such bad enemies.
Cowboy: I never had any good ones.
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Connections

References Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) See more »

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Quite slow
22 September 2001 | by TinyhippySee all my reviews

I didn't really like this film. The gun fight scenes were cleverly done, and really rather amusing, but the film doesn't seem to get anywhere fast.

Emilio Estevez, much better in "Young Guns" 1 and 2, seems quite weak here, and although he is a talented actor, in this film he looks lost a lot of the time. It is an entertaining film to watch, but I wouldn't go out of my way to watch it again.


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