Red Rock West

When Michael Williams (Cage) drifts into the hick town of Red Rock, he's surprised when bar-owner Wayne Brown (Walsh) assumes he's a hitman and hands over five grand as down payment on killing his wife Suzanne (Boyle). Having told Suzanne about the contract, Williams accepts $10,000 from her to kill Brown. Free to skedaddle, he thinks he's struck lucky. But fate steps in when he runs over a man, takes him back to hospital and finds that sheriff Brown wants to nail him. And that's just the first 20 minutes of this well-played, highly entertaining and playfully ingenious thriller.

Release details

Duration: 98 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Dahl
Screenwriter: John Dahl, Rick Dahl
Cast: Nicolas Cage
JT Walsh
Lara Flynn Boyle
Dennis Hopper
Craig Reay
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