The Quick and the Dead is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio. The story focuses on "The Lady" (Stone), a gunfighter who rides into the frontier town of Redemption, controlled by John Herod (Hackman). The Lady joins a deadly dueling competition in an attempt to exact revenge for her father's death.
Kid: Is it possible? Is it possible to improve on _perfection_?
Ratsy: And that concludes the lesson for today.
Ellen: (after Herod accepts the Kid's challenge) You would fight your own son? I'm gonna kill you if I have to ride all the way to Hell to do it.
John Herod: Do you have some particular problem with me?
Ellen: I'll let you know.
|Release Date||10 February 1995|
|US Box Office||$19,000,000|
|Tagline||In this town, you're either one or the other|
|Genre||Action, Adventure, Western|
|Filming Locations||Arizona, USA|
|Sound Mix||Dolby, SDDS|
|Color||Black and White, Color|
|Film Class||Revisionist Western|
|Themes||Lone Wolves, Sheriffs and Outlaws, Out For Revenge|
|Tones||Quirky, Atmospheric, Confrontational, Enigmatic, Stylized, Tense|