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Back to Back (1989)

R | | Action, Drama | January 1990 (USA)
Modern day western about two very different brothers, who join forces to clear their family name, from the shadow of their dead brother's blame for a bloody unsolved robbery.

Director:

John Kincade

Writers:

George Frances Skrow, Franklin R Smith (based on the screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Paxton ... Bo Brand
Todd Field ... Todd Brand
Apollonia Kotero ... Jesse Duro
Luke Askew ... Wade Duro
Ben Johnson ... Eli Hix
Susan Anspach ... Madeline Hix
Sal Landi ... Deputy Jackson
David Michael Sterling David Michael Sterling ... Hank Brand
Roger Rook Roger Rook ... Manny Duro
Tony Gaznick Tony Gaznick ... Warren Enfield
Terence Marinan Terence Marinan ... Spider Hand (as Terry Marinan)
Edward Alberty Edward Alberty ... Bandit #2
Cole S. McKay ... Bandit #3
Daniel O'Haco Daniel O'Haco ... Bandit #4
Mildred Brion Mildred Brion ... Hedda Niven
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Modern day western about two very different brothers, who join forces to clear their family name, from the shadow of their dead brother's blame for a bloody unsolved robbery. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Action | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Okrutna przeszlosc See more »

Filming Locations:

Apache Junction, Arizona, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Elgin MacMillan was and extra, a stand-in and double for Bill Paxton, 2nd camera unit. See more »

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A movie that had tremendous potential .....
13 January 2015 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Whenever I see a movie like "Back to Back" that wastes entertainment potential so badly, it saddens me. The original idea of a long ago armored car robbery and a missing seven million dollars being pursued by relatives of the perpetrators, is an idea that could have worked. Here however, the story is too difficult to follow as the narration and almost incoherent flashbacks lead to confusion. Bill Paxton is the only convincing actor in the entire film, and the direction is quite loose, leading to random scenes that make little sense. This film begs for a remake because there really is a good movie buried somewhere in the mess that is "Back to Back" - MERK


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