One of the more successful entries in the crowded ranks of early 90s neo-noir thrillers, RED ROCK WEST is the tale of a hapless drifter caught in a web of corruption in a remote western town. It offers suspense, wit, genuine surprises, and a trio of top-notch performances.
Hard-luck case Michael (Nicolas Cage) finds himself broke in the town of Red Rock, where bar owner Wayne Brown (J.T. Walsh) mistakes him for "Lyle from Dallas," whom he's hired for a job. Eager for work, Michael plays along with the misunderstanding, only to find out he's being offered $10,000 to
murder Wayne's wife, Suzanne (Lara Flynn Boyle). Michael informs Suzanne of Wayne's intentions, w...