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Desperation Road

October 6, 2023
1hr 52min
Status: released

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Desperation Road Movie Details:

Based onDesperation Road
by Michael Farris Smith
Also known asДорога отчаяния
Country United States
Language English
GenreAction, Thriller
Release dateOctober 6, 2023
Running time1hr 52min
Age ratingR
StarringGarrett Hedlund
Willa Fitzgerald
Ryan Hurst
Mel Gibson
Directed by Nadine Crocker
Screenplay byMichael Farris Smith
Produced byCassian Elwes
Nadine Crocker
Michael Farris Smith
Paul Robarts
Cinematography by Sy Turnbull
Edited by Jing Han
Music byHaim Mazar
Production CompanyGrindstone Entertainment Group
Capstone Global
Gramercy Park Media
Balcony 9 Productions
Distributor Lionsgate

Desperation Road Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Garrett Hedlund as Russell
  • Willa Fitzgerald as Maben
  • Ryan Hurst as Larry
  • Woody McClain as Boyd
  • Mel Gibson as Mitchell
  • Pyper Braun as Analee
  • Bonita Elery as Brenda
  • Katy Bodenhamer as Lacey
  • Paulina Gálvez as Consuela
  • Shiloh Fernandez as Clint
  • Kat Foster as Dana
  • Ella Thomas as Sarah


A Southern Noir thriller, set in a tough-and-tumble Mississippi town where a woman and her young daughter are caught in the crossfire when whiskey, guns, and the desire for revenge violently intersect.

About Desperation Road Movie:

Desperation Road is a American action thriller film written by Michael Farris Smith, directed by Nadine Crocker and starring Garrett Hedlund and Mel Gibson.

The film is based on the novel of the same name by Michael Farris Smith.

In February 2023, a first-look image from the film was revealed, confirming that production had taken place.

Desperation Road was released on October 6, 2023, in select theaters and digital format.