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Dead for a Dollar

September 30, 2022
1hr 46min
Status: released

Trailer, Teaser & Videos

Where to Watch Dead for a Dollar (Stream)

Amazon Prime Video

Dead for a Dollar Movie Details:

Also known asMoon of Popping Trees
Country United States
Language English
GenreAction, Drama, Western
Release dateSeptember 6, 2022 (Venice)
September 30, 2022 (United States)
Running time1hr 47min
Age ratingR
StarringChristoph Waltz
Willem Dafoe
Rachel Brosnahan
Warren Burke
Benjamin Bratt
Directed by Walter Hill
Screenplay byWalter Hill
Story byMatt Harris
Walter Hill
Produced byJeff Sackman
Berry Meyerowitz
Kirk D’Amico
Jeremy Wall
Carolyn McMaster
Neil Dunn
Cinematography by Lloyd Ahern II
Edited by Phil Norden
Music byXander Rodzinski
Production CompanyCHAOS a film company
Polaris Pictures
Myriad Pictures
Distributor Myriad Pictures
Quiver Distribution

Dead for a Dollar Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Christoph Waltz wearing a suit and a bowtie in 2012.
  • Willem Dafoe smiling for a photograph at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
  • Rachel Brosnahan at the TCA/CTAM press tour event in 2014.
  • L–R: Christoph Waltz, Willem Dafoe and Rachel Brosnahan
  • Christoph Waltz as Max Borlund
  • Willem Dafoe as Joe Cribbens
  • Rachel Brosnahan as Rachel Kidd
  • Warren Burke as Sergeant Alonzo Poe
  • Brandon Scott as Elijah Jones
  • Benjamin Bratt as Tiberio Vargas
  • Luis Chavez as Esteban Romero
  • Hamish Linklater as Martin Kidd
  • Fidel Gomez as Captain Aragon
  • Guy Burnet as English Bill
  • Alfredo Quiroz as Deputy Enrique Bustamonte
  • Scott Peat as Jack Tyree
  • Jackamoe Buzzell as Jack Hannon


Veteran bounty hunter Max Borlund is deep into Mexico where he encounters professional gambler and outlaw Joe Cribbens – a sworn enemy he sent to prison years before. Max is on a mission to find and return Rachel.

Dead for a Dollar Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Worldwide Collection$81,403

About Dead for a Dollar Movie:

Dead for a Dollar is a American Western film written and directed by Walter Hill. It stars Christoph Waltz, Willem Dafoe, and Rachel Brosnahan. The plot follows a bounty hunter (Waltz) on a search to find the missing wife (Brosnahan) of a businessman. Brandon Scott, Warren Burke, Benjamin Bratt, and Hamish Linklater also star.

The film was announced at the Marché du Film in June 2021.

The film marks Waltz’s return to the genre after Django Unchained (2012) and Hill’s return to directing after The Assignment (2016).

Principal photography began on August 24, 2021, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and ended on September 21, 2021.

Dead for a Dollar premiered out of competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 6, 2022. The film was released in theaters on September 30, 2022, in the United States and Canada by Quiver Distribution, and internationally by Myriad Pictures.

The film was released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 4, 2022.