From Dusk till Dawn

  • 18
  • Robert Rodriguez (1995)
  • US
  • 103 min
From Dusk till Dawn
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Film Review
Reviewed By
4 out of 5

Delivering everything you'd expect from a splatter-action horror bearing scriptwriter Quentin Tarantino's name, this in-your-face shocker from director Robert Rodriguez juggles sharp dialogue, excessive violence, great special effects and bad taste with stylish verve. Tarantino and George Clooney play two crooks heading south of the border, who take preacher Harvey Keitel's family hostage and end up under attack from bloodthirsty vampires, undead strippers and Hell's Angels when they hide out in a sleazy Mexican bar. Energetic film-making and engaging performances keep this hilarious gore-fest firing on all its raucously tongue-in-cheek cylinders.

Plot Summary

Black comedy action horror starring Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino and Juliette Lewis. Fleeing the law, two murderous brothers kidnap a priest and his family, driving the priest's Winnebago south for a rendezvous at a lowlife bar in Mexico. Little do they know that the bar's staff and regulars hide a blood-drenched secret.

Cast and crew


Jacob Fuller
Harvey Keitel
Seth Gecko
George Clooney
Richard Gecko
Quentin Tarantino
Kate Fuller
Juliette Lewis
Scott Fuller
Ernest Liu
Border guard / Chet Pussy / Carlos
Richard "Cheech" Marin
Santanico Pandemonium
Salma Hayek
Fred Williamson
Sex Machine
Tom Savini
Razor Charlie
Danny Trejo
Old timer
Marc Lawrence (1)
Texas Ranger Earl McGraw
Michael Parks
FBI Agent Stanley Chase
John Saxon
Newscaster Kelly Houge
Kelly Preston
Pete Bottoms
John Hawkes


Robert Rodriguez

Other Information

Theatrical distributor: 
Buena Vista International UK
Violence, swearing, nudity.
Available on video, DVD and BluRay
Certificate 18