Eight Million Ways to Die Movies & Media Adaptations

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The novel was adapted to the motion picture 8 Million Ways to Die, which was released in 1986 by TriStar. The motion picture was produced by Stephen]. Roth and directed by Hal Ashby and stars Jeff Bridges as Scudder. Bridges is perhaps too soft and cuddly for the role, even though he turns in a fine performance, and this may account in part for the picture's tepid reception by American audiences. Rosanna Arquette plays Sarah, a performance that gained her new attention and praise; it may have helped her to obtain more roles as a woman of the world. In the other principal roles, Alexandra Paul plays Sunny, Randy Brooks plays Chance, and Andy Garcia plays Angel Moldonado. The screenplay is by Lawrence Block, David Lee Henry, Oliver Stone, and uncredited Robert Towne. So many writers often spells confusion for a screenplay, which may account for the...

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