Red Rock West

"Excellent"

Red Rock West Review


With J.T. Walsh, Dennis Hopper, and Lara Flynn Boyle in your desert thriller, it's hard to go wrong, and in his riveting sophomore feature, John Dahl rarely gets tripped up. Why, even Nicolas Cage is in fine form, filling this small movie with wit and a surprising toughness that is refreshing in a world of pulled punches and pointless violence. Tragically, Dahl's output has slowly meandered into irrelevant Hollywood fluff, but you can remember some of his great, early work with this film. It gets a little self-consciously twisty in the last act, but it's all good. This trip through the Wyoming desert (though none of it was shot there) is one you won't soon forget.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 98 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 16th June 1993

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Propaganda Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Fresh: 35 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Michael Williams, as Lyle from Dallas, as Suzanne Brown, J. T. Walsh as Wayne Brown, Craig Reay as Jim, Timothy Carhart as Deputy Matt Greytack, as Deputy Russ Bowman, as Truck Driver

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