PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Kidnapped boy Phillip Perry (T.J. Lowther) strikes up a friendship with his captor Butch Haynes (Kevin Costner): an escaped convict on the run from the law, while the search is headed up by honorable Texas Ranger "Red" Garrett (Clint Eastwood).
At one point during shooting, star Kevin Costner stormed off the set in a huff, but instead of waiting for him to return, director Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood just continued to shoot the scene using Costner's stand-in, Mark Thomason Mark Thomason. When Costner later returned to the set, shocked to discover that they just continued the scene regardless, Eastwood allegedly told him: "If you walk off, I'll shoot close-ups of this double. You watch. This guy'll play the whole movie. I'm not here to jerk off. Everything." After that incident, Costner did not leave the set during shooting again.
If I was going, I'd go as a, um...
Ruth Perry: A princess!
Naomi Perry: A - yes! Judy Baumer's going as a twirler.
Ruth Perry: But she's so fat. I'd rather go as Cinderella, or Peter Pan.
Naomi Perry: Peter Pan's a boy; Tinkerbell's a girl. Phillip could go as Peter Pan, except you gotta fly.
Ruth Perry: Phillip ...
The station wagon Butch steals is a either an Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser or its twin, the Buick Skylark Sports Wagon, easily identified by the glass "skylights" around the edge of the roof. However, these cars were not introduced until February 1964. Earlier in the movie, a reference is made to an upcoming visit to Dallas by President Kennedy, so the car could not exist during the time frame of the movie.
$8,075,582 28 November 1993