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Don't Look Back (1996)

Drug addict Jesse think he's found the answer to all his problems in the form of a breifcase full of money. However, the money isn't his and stealing it from right under the nose of a ... See full summary »

Director:

Geoff Murphy

Writers:

Tom Epperson (story), Billy Bob Thornton (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Stoltz ... Jesse Parish
John Corbett ... Morgan
Josh Hamilton ... Steve
Billy Bob Thornton ... Marshall
Annabeth Gish ... Michelle
Dwight Yoakam ... Skipper
Amanda Plummer ... Bridget
R.G. Armstrong ... Isaiah Parish
Ja'net DuBois ... Mrs. Lawson
M.C. Gainey ... Red
Chris Hogan ... Duff
Mickey Jones ... Calvin
Jim Metzler ... Milton
Brett Besselman Brett Besselman ... Young Steve
Rodger Boyce ... Restroom Cowboy
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Storyline

Drug addict Jesse think he's found the answer to all his problems in the form of a breifcase full of money. However, the money isn't his and stealing it from right under the nose of a gang's hitman isn't a good idea. With his new wealth, Jesse heads home to the coastal region where he grew up. There he meets up with childhood friends, but the bad guys are hot in his trail, so now everyone's in danger. Written by Rob Hartill

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When you're worth more dead than alive, run hard, run fast, but...

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and drug content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don't Look Back - Die Killer im Nacken See more »

Filming Locations:

Angleton, Texas, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

A TV movie for the HBO network. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Parrish: Now I remember why I left Texas.
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Soundtracks

Lost And Found
Written by Tony Villanueva
Performed by The DeRailers
Published by Que Rancho Music (BMI)
Administered by BUG Music, Inc.
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Strong Billy Bob Thornton performance.....
13 April 2008 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Billy Bob Thornton comes across well as a calculating drug dealer who wants his money back. Retreiving it from the loser "druggie" (Eric Stoltz) who stole it leads to Galveston, where Stoltz is hiding out. The movie is engaging, with a logical plot, and decent character development. Screen time is divided about equal between Thornton's pursuit and Stoltz's reuniting with his old Texas cronies. "Don't Look Back" has one very important flaw, and unfortunately it is a desperately weak ending. The "Rambo-like" conclusion seems forced, and totally out of place with what has preceded it. Nevertheless, there is enough good solid plotting, and quirky characters to keep it afloat. - MERK


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