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Last Man Standing (1996 film) - Wikipedia Plot. In 1932 Prohibition-era Texas, aimless wanderer John Smith (Bruce Willis) drives his Ford Model A Coupe into the small bordertown of Jericho.
Last Man Standing (1996 film) Last Man Standing is a 1996 American action thriller film written and directed by Walter Hill and starring Bruce Willis Christopher Walken and Bruce Dern Rough Night In Jericho It is a credited remake of Akira Kurosawas Yojimbo Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Reception 5 References 6 External links In 1932 Prohibitionera Texas aimless wanderer John Smith Bruce Willis drives his Ford Model A Coupe into the small bordertown of Jericho As he arrives a young woman named Felina Karina Lombard crosses the street catching Smiths eye Moments later a group of Irish mobsters led by Finn Patrick Kilpatrick surround Smiths car They warn him against staring at Doyles property and puncture his tires and smash his windshield Smith leaves his car in the street and goes to speak with Sheriff Ed Galt Bruce Dern Sheriff Galt doesnt bother to conceal his cowardice or corruption saying he wont act against Doyles gang and advises Smith to wait for his car to be repaired and to leave town Instead Smith walks to the town hotel run by Joe Monday William Sanderson where Smith orders a drink books himself a room and arms himself before announcing his intention to petition Finn for damages Smith enters Doyles building finds Finn and asks him to pay for the damages to his car Finn mocks him and threatens to shoot Smith Smith and Finn get in a gunfight which Smith wins with alarming speed Smith departs leaves the remaining gangsters alive as witnesses and returns to the hotel bar much to the surprise of Jerichos residents Following Finns death Fredo Strozzi Ned Eisenberg the head of Jerichos Italian gang offers Smith a job in his outfit Strozzi predicts a gang war between his and Doyles gang and is hiring as many skilled soldiers as he can Smith accepts the job and sits down to dinner with the Strozzi gang where he meets Giorgio Carmonte Michael Imperioli son of a prominent Chicago mobster who is monitoring Strozzis activities in Jericho Carmonte expresses his distrust with Smith who leaves the dinner and meets and seduces Strozzis mistress Lucy Alexandra Powers Smith accompanies Strozzi and his men to a remote Texas road Together with Ramirez a corrupt Mexican police capitán providing security for Doyle Strozzi ambushes and kills Doyles men and seizes his entire liquor shipment Following the ambush Carmonte travels to Mexico to cut more deals with Ramirez Meanwhile Doyle David Patrick Kelly and his righthand man Hickey Christopher Walken return to Jericho and hear about the recent events from Smiths arrival to Finns death and the loss of their liquor shipment Smith defects to the Doyle Gang and reveals to them Strozzi and Carmontes bribery of Ramirez Hickey travels to Mexico where he kills Strozzis and Ramirezs men a corrupt U S Border Patrol officer and kidnaps Carmonte Doyle contacts Strozzi and demands a large ransom for Carmonte as well as the return of his trucks Strozzi in turn kidnaps Felina and offers an even trade Felina for Carmonte The two gangs make the exchange and return to their respective empires Smith is summoned by Sheriff Galt and meets Captain Tom Pickett Ken Jenkins of the Texas Rangers who is upset over the death of the Border Patrol officer He warns Smith that he can tolerate one gang in Jericho but not two He says that in ten days he will bring a squad of 20 Texas Rangers to Jericho and if he finds more than one gang will wipe them both out Smith says he intends to play the gangs against each other wiping them both out and making money in the process Pickett leaves emphasizing that if he finds Smith here in ten days hell kill him as well Lucy comes to Smith and reveals that Strozzi angered after the exchange beat her and had Giorgio cut her ear off when she revealed her affair with Smith Smith gives her some money and puts her on a bus out of Jericho The next day Smith relays a false rumor that Strozzi is bringing in more soldiers Playing on Doyles obsession with Felina he makes Doyle afraid that Strozzi will try to kidnap her again and Doyle orders Smith to go to the safehouse where Felina is being held Smith kills the men guarding Felina Felina reveals that her husband lost to Doyle on a game of poker and he kept her as a prize and she goes to Mexico to return to her family with Smith giving her one of Doyles cars and some money The next day Smith is waiting at the safehouse when Doyle arrives and claims that he arrived too late Strozzis men had already killed the guards and abducted Felina Doyles henchman Jack McCool R D Call believes Smiths story while Hickey suspects that Smith killed the guards and freed Felina Doyle goes berserk and declares allout war on Strozzi and his gang Smiths plan goes awry when Hickey and some of Doyles men ambush Smith with Hickey revealing that he had pieced together the truth by learning that Felina was not abducted by Strozzi and had sold her car in Mexico and took a bus to the South Doyle imprisons Smith and has him tortured demanding to know where Felina is Despite the heavy torture inflicted on him Smith refuses to talk Later that night he escapes by killing two of Doyles men and escapes town with the aid of Monday and Sheriff Galt As they are driving out of town they see Doyles gang slaughtering Strozzis gang at a roadhouse After all of their men are killed by Doyles men Strozzi and Carmonte exit the roadhouse and try to surrender to a revengedriven Doyle Hickey shoots Strozzi to death while Carmonte is killed by Doyles men Smith takes refuge at a remote church where Felina went to pray Two days later Sheriff Galt arrives and informs Smith that Monday was caught smuggling food and water to Smith and that Doyle will probably torture him to death He then hands Smith his pistols and informs him that that is all the help Smith can expect from him Smith returns to town and storms Strozzis hotel which is now Doyles headquarters and kills all of Doyles men including McCool and rescues Monday Doyle and Hickey are absent having gone down to Mexico in a desperate search for Felina In the final scene Doyle Hickey and Deputy Bob confront Smith at the burnedout remains of Strozzis hideout since Smith summoned them there Doyle still despondent over the loss of Felina tells Smith they can be partners and begs him to reveal where to find her Before he can get further Monday shoots Doyle in the chest with a WildWest era revolver killing him for ruining his town and Smith shoots a shotgunwielding Bob before he can retaliate Hickey drops his submachine gun and says he doesnt want to die in Texas Chicago maybe and starts to walk away intending to actually kill Smith With lightning speed he turns and quickdraws a pistol from his holster but Smith is faster and shoots Hickey killing him Smith gets into his Ford which was repaired by the mechanic and drives on to Mexico his original destination leaving Monday some money and Doyles car to return to Jericho He reflects that he is as broke as he was when he first arrived having given all the money he made off the two gangs to various women in order to get them out of town including Felina and Lucy However he consoles himself that everyone in the two gangs is better off dead Bruce Willis as John Smith Bruce Dern as Sheriff Ed Galt William Sanderson as Joe Monday Christopher Walken as Hickey David Patrick Kelly as Doyle Karina Lombard as Felina Ned Eisenberg as Fredo Strozzi Michael Imperioli as Giorgio Carmonte R D Call as Jack McCool Alexandra Powers as Lucy Kolinski Ken Jenkins as Capt Tom Pickett Ted Markland as Deputy Bob Leslie Mann as Wanda Patrick Kilpatrick as Finn Productionedit Walter Hill was approached by producer Arthur Sarkassian to remake Yojimbo Hill says It took me a long time to be persuaded to do it I thought the very idea of adapting Mr Kurosawa was insanity for the obvious reasons The first movie was very very good and in addition I would be in the long shadow of Mr Kurosawa who is probably our most revered filmmaker 3 When he learned that Kurosawa was supportive of an American remake Hill agreed to write and directbut on the condition that the film not be a Western He decided to do it as a 1930s gangster film using techniques of 1940s film noir This is the story of a bad man who as soon as he arrives begins pushing buttons and doing things only for himself said Hill But we also discover that this man is at a point of spiritual crisis with himself and his own past Rough Night In Jericho And this man decides that maybe he should do one good deed even if it goes against all the rules of his life as he understands it The action and the violence must be organic to the story being told I think this is obviously by its nature a very dark and very hard movie so I think it would be dishonest to tell the story and present the physicality in a softer way Besides I dont think this is the most brutal film imaginable Theres actually very little blood other than in the sequence where Bruce gets beaten up 3 He admitted the film was not realistic I dont think anything akin to the social realism movies of the 1930s is being attempted he said Were into a once upon a time mythic poetic situation 3 Hill signed to make the project in 1994 4 The film was green lit by New Line Cinemas head of production Michael De Luca who allocated a 40 million budget 5 The film was known by several titles including Gundown then Gangster then Welcome to Jericho Hill later said that he and Bruce Willis were not close when we did the film but I liked working with him It was impersonal Classic I know what you mean You want me to be a Bogart Mitchum kind of guy and I said Exactly Let it happen He then took that and gave what I thought was a very good performance I always sensed there was a kind of core resentment that Bruce felt he should be more appreciated for his talents At the same time I think there is a limitation that he does certain things better than others and he hasnt always chosen so wisely 6 Hills original cut of the movie was over two hours long Before Hill edited the final theatrical version his rough cut was used to edit the trailers for the movie which is why there is lot of alternatedeleted footage shown in them including many alternate takes different edits of some scenes extended versions of scenes some extra lines of dialogue shots and parts of deleted scenes including additional shootout sequence between two gangs and alternate ending in which Hickey is killed by Smith in a different way Some promotional stills and pictures also show several deleted scenes Receptionedit The film was a box office bomb grossing only a total 18127448 domestically by December 22 1996 and brought in only 47267001 worldwide The film received mixed to negative critical reviews with a rotten 37 rating on Rotten Tomatoes 7 Common recurring complaints address the oppressive and depressing atmosphere of the film the flat almost monotonous personality of Willis character between gunfights and the films Pyrrhic victory finale Critic Roger Ebert who gave the film one star wrote Last Man Standing is such a desperately cheerless film so dry and laconic and wrung out that you wonder if the filmmakers ever thought that in any way it could be fun It contains elements that are often found in entertainments things like guns gangs and spectacular displays of death but here they crouch on the screen and growl at the audience Even the movies hero is bad company The victory at the end is downbeat and there is an indifference to it This is such a sad lonely movie 8 Referencesedit Last Man Standing 1996 – Box Office Mojo Box Office Mojo Retrieved 15 August 2010 Google Translate Translate google com au Retrieved 29 September 2017 a b c Portman Jamie 12 Sep 1996 Filmmaker Walter Hill has made some of CanWest News p 1 Spike Lee to shoot from 3point line City Edition Carr JayAuthor InformationView Profile Boston Globe pre1997 Fulltext Boston Mass 31 July 1994 B19 With Hollywood Money Trust Someone Under 30 Hollywood Money and Someone Under 30 By BERNARD WEINRAUB New York Times 1923Current file New York N Y 18 July 1995 C13 Walter Hill Visual History Interview Dga org Retrieved 29 September 2017 Last Man Standing Rottentomatoes com Retrieved 29 September 2017 Ebert Roger 19960920 Last Man Standing review RogerEbert com Retrieved 20060813 External linksedit Last Man Standing on IMDb Last Man Standing at Rotten Tomatoes Last Man Standing at AllMovie Last Man Standing at Box Office Mojo A Comparison of Yojimbo A Fistful of Dollars and Last Man Standing