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Damsel (2018)

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It's the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Pattinson ... Samuel Alabaster
Mia Wasikowska ... Penelope
David Zellner ... Parson Henry
Nathan Zellner Nathan Zellner ... Rufus Cornell
Joseph Billingiere Joseph Billingiere ... Zachariah Running Bear
Morgan Lund Morgan Lund ... Bar Creep
Ray Kelleher Ray Kelleher ... Barkeep
David Wingo ... Barrel of Laughs
Russell Mael ... Prairie Crooner
Gary Brookins ... Sheriff
Gabe Casdorph ... Anton Cornell
Landon Weeks Landon Weeks ... Piano Player
Larry Zeng Larry Zeng ... Scalped Traveler
Sabrina Chappuis Sabrina Chappuis ... Angry Traveler
Palmer Scott Palmer Scott ... Barber
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Storyline

As Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson) travels across the American Frontier, on a journey to marry the love he has always looked for, Penelope (Mia Wasikowski), life becomes more and more dangerous. Accompanied by his miniature horse, Butterscotch, and drunkard companion, Parson Henry (David Zellner), the lines between hero, villain and damsel in distress become more and more blurred in this comic reinvention of the classic western movie.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence, language, sexual material, and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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In Memory of Joe Billingiere and Brad Prather. See more »

Quotes

Old Preacher: I hate to break it to ya but, ain't gonna be no better out here, things are gonna be shitty in, new and fascinating ways.
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Down Yonder
Written by L. Wolfe Gilbert
Arranged & Performed by Landon Weeks
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All right western comedy
17 February 2018 | by Alexander_BlanchettSee all my reviews

It was all right but nothing to write home about. Surprisingly funny at times tho. Robert Pattinson gives a solid enough performance, I did not expect that he can do comedy but in that film he did it better than the dramatic scenes that he dramatically overacted. The concept itself was good on paper but the Zellner bros failed with the execution at times. David Zellner gives a very solid performance in the film, possibly the best of the film. Mia Wasikowska was also fine but there were scenes she overacted as well. The soundtrack was pretty good and I liked the general look of the film, not only the cinematography but also the production design was good, although the film apparently had a limited budget. Its still nothing I would desire to watch again any time soon as it did not do anything inspiring (except maybe the narrative, which was at times a bit unexpected) . It had also some cute moments.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Damsel See more »

Filming Locations:

Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,291, 24 June 2018

Gross USA:

$305,136

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$323,235
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2.39 : 1
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