R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Upon arriving to a small town, a drifter is mistaken for a hitman, but when the real hitman arrives, complications ensue.
Before Nicolas Cage had been cast, Dennis Hopper suggested that John Dahl should consider Kris Kristofferson, a good friend of Hopper from The Last Movie (1971), for the leading role. Kristofferson was at a low point in his career at the time, mainly appearing as the lead in made for TV-movies. He had a packed schedule and declined without reading the script.
Mighty fine old car you got here. You know, they just don't make 'em that way any more do they?
When Michael climbs on top of the truck there is a 2x4x8 board on top of the truck also. While driving down the highway the truck driver slams on the brakes and the 2x4 flies forward onto the road in the other lane about 10-15 in front of the truck. A few minutes later when they drive away the 2x4 is gone.
Special Thanks: Mom & Dad
$11,562 30 January 1994