The time is 1959. HOLLY SARGIS, the 15-year-old heroine,
was just a kid. My father had kept
their wedding cake in the freezer
he gave it to the yardman... He tried
to act cheerful, but he could never
he found in his house. Then, one
from the scene of all his memories,
of the mechanisms at the back of the truck.
KIT CARRUTHERS, the hero, a 25-year-old garbageman, kneels
I'll give you a dollar to eat this
Cato inspects the dog.
I'm not going to eat him for a
dollar... I don't think he's a collie,
either. Some kind of dog.
They drive off.
Watch your heads.
Hey. Woody. Gimme a cigarette.
Woody wouldn't give me a cigarette.
Ever notice he don't talk much?
regard for the sleep of the neighbors.
Little did I realize that what began
in the alleys and back ways of this
quiet town would end in the Badlands
Nah. They wouldn't fit.
How do you know? You hadn't tried
them on yet.
Synopsis: Inspired by real-life killers Charles Starkweather and Caril-Ann Fugate, this tale of crime and love begins in a dead-end town. Teenage girl Holly (Sissy Spacek) angers her father (Warren Oates) when she begins dating an older and rebellious boy (Martin Sheen). After a conflict between Holly and her father erupts in murder, the young lovers are forced to flee. In the ensuing crime spree, they journey through the Midwest to the Badlands of Montana, eluding authorities along the way.