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Hal Ashby

8 Million Ways to Die

Edition 1986
115' - 1986 - Crime, Action, Drama - Dialogue: Spanish, English
Director: Hal Ashby Composer: James Newton Howard With: Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette, Alexandra Paul
Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage. During his recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, he meets a mysterious stranger who draws him back into a world of vice. In trying to help this beautiful woman, he must enter a crime-world of prostitution and drugs to solve a murder, while resisting the temptation to return to his alcohol abuse.

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Credits

Director

Hal Ashby

Composer

James Newton Howard

With

Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette, Alexandra Paul

Scenario

Oliver Stone, R. Lance Hill

Director of Photography

Stephen H. Burum

Editor

Robert Lawrence, Stuart H. Pappé

Producer

Steve Roth

More information

Dialogue

Spanish, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"Eight Million Ways to Die" (Lawrence Block)

Year

1986

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