Red Rock West

Synopsis: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go wrong, and soon get worse when he runs into the real hitman, Lyle.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): John Dahl
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

but it's an awful lot of money.

Can I fix you a drink?

You seem to be taking this a lot better

than I thought you would.

Have you ever been married?


What's your name?


Have you ever been married, Lyle?

Well, it does strange things to people.

Suppose I double his offer,

and you do something for me.

What do you have in mind?

Take care of Wayne.

(Total sale)


(Atlas and chevron

automotive products)

- Is that all?

- That'll do it.

How much gas you have?



- Got anything smaller?

- Not today.

(Mick's Auto Care, Chevron Service)

(102 N. Haskell, Red Rock, WY 82802)

(To the Sheriff of Red...)

(To the Sheriff of Red Rock,

Wayne Brown may have hired

a killer to murder his wife.)

(She is likely to do the same.

Please talk to them before...)



(Phone clicking)

(...someone gets hurt.

This is not a joke.)

(Sheriff's Dept.)

(Red Rock, Wyoming, 82802)

(Thunder rumbling)

(You are leaving

Red Rock)

(Alone in San Antone by Jeff Chance

playing on radio)

Hang in there, buddy, 'cause I'm going

to get you out of here, all right?

(Welcome To Red Rock)

(Pop. 1523 Elev. 7027)

(Red Rock

County Hospital)

- Get a doctor!

- What happened?

- Somebody get a fucking doctor!

- Wait here, sir.

Dr. Smoot, ER stat!

- What happened?

- I hit him with my car.

Bobby! When?

About 20 minutes ago.

- I've got a pulse. Get him into ER.

- Right away.

Wait here. I'm gonna need to

ask you some questions.

This way, sir.


Are you finished yet?

No. Have you heard anything?

Sorry. You'll have to wait for the doctor.

Hey, wait!

(Red Rock

County Hospital)

I was just gonna move my car.

How's he doing?

It's a good thing you brought him in

when you did. He's lost a lot of blood.

(Red Rock

County Hospital)

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John Dahl

John Dahl (born 1956) is an American film and television director and writer, best known for his work in the neo-noir genre. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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