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Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Western | 19 February 2016 (UK)
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In the dying days of the old west, an elderly sheriff and his posse set out to rescue their town's doctor from cannibalistic cave dwellers.

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S. Craig Zahler

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S. Craig Zahler
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kurt Russell ... Sheriff Hunt
Patrick Wilson ... Arthur
Matthew Fox ... Brooder
Richard Jenkins ... Chicory
Lili Simmons ... Samantha
Evan Jonigkeit ... Deputy Nick
David Arquette ... Purvis
Fred Melamed ... Clarence
Sid Haig ... Buddy
Maestro Harrell ... Gizzard
James Tolkan ... Pianist
Kathryn Morris ... Lorna Hunt
Zahn McClarnon ... The Professor
Michael Emery ... Redheaded Fellow
Jeremy Tardy ... Buford
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After an outlaw unknowingly leads a band of cannibalistic Troglodytes into the peaceful western town of Bright Hope, the monsters kidnap several settlers, including the wife of a local rancher. Despite his injured leg the rancher joins a small rescue party with the sheriff, his aging deputy and a strong-willed gunslinger. What follows is a journey into hell on earth as the posse comes to realize it is up against a foe whose savagery knows no bounds. The film takes place at the turn of the century around the border of what is now Texas and New Mexico. Written by Anonymus

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May the Lord have mercy and grant you a swift death. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Western

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Trivia

Jim Broadbent replaced original cast member Richard Jenkins for a few months, when the project was delayed. Jenkins was then re-cast in his role. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the movie, when the two deputies are playing checkers, the black checkers that are jumped are clearly on the wrong squares. The black jumped checkers are on the white squares while the other black checkers are on the black squares. See more »

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John Brooder: Smart men don't get married.
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Connections

References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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Four Doomed Men Ride Out
Written by Jeff Herriott & S. Craig Zahler
Performed by Haley-Marie Asher, Eleanor Barsch, Chir Dozoryst, Frank Hanson, Jeff Herriott, Kelly Jarvis, Brian Leeper, Elizabeth Marvitz, Brad Townsend & Benjamin Whitcomb
Published by Twilight Riders LLC
Courtesy of Twilight Riders LLC
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Western meets Cannibal, a brilliant classic in modern times
29 January 2016 | by shaun7000See all my reviews

In 2015 where we are used to seeing none stop CGI, thin plot, endless action trash...here we have the opposite, a real movie gem. It's a classically crafted western that ended up as a brutal cannibal masterpiece.

At first it does make the audience feel that theirs not much happening compared to general modern cinema but what we do have is quality acting, cinematography and script building up to the shocking and unpredictable end

I can't recommend this enough, unlike most films of today it's not made for profit it's made for quality film making, something which I fear today is few and far between

Go watch it


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Release Date:

19 February 2016 (UK) See more »

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Bone Tomahawk See more »

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Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$382,579
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