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Red Rock West (16-Jun-1993)

Director: John Dahl

Writers: John Dahl; Rick Dahl

Keywords: Crime, Hitman, Texas

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lara Flynn Boyle
Actor
24-Mar-1970   Wayne's World
Nicolas Cage
Actor
7-Jan-1964   Leaving Las Vegas
Timothy Carhart
Actor
24-Dec-1953   Pink Cadillac
Dennis Hopper
Actor
17-May-1936 29-May-2010 Apocalypse Now
J. T. Walsh
Actor
28-Sep-1943 27-Feb-1998 A Few Good Men
Dwight Yoakam
Country Musician
23-Oct-1956   Country star, This Time

REVIEWS

Review by Jo Sutton (posted on 28-May-2008)

This movie was directed by John Dahl but is very similar to a Coen Brothers effort. Nicolas Cage is our hero, who by a series of misunderstandings is hired by JT walsh's character, to kill his wife, played by Lara Flynn Boyle. What follows is a twist and turn story which is no doubt enhanced by Dennis Hopper appearing, playing a role he could do in his sleep! The Cinematography is excellent but I felt a little disappointed by Cage's performance. He seemed, to me, to be subdued and this is not, in my humble opinion, one of his best. The late JT Walsh is excellent here, I do not think I have seen him give a bad performance and I feel his death is a loss to film.


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