When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialize in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money, and runs. During his getaway, things go wrong, and soon get worse when he runs into the real hitman, Lyle.
- Year: 1993
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Propaganda Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Universal Pictures
- Keyword: vietnam veteran, sheriff, wyoming, usa, hitman, gun, gas station, cemetery, motel, money, murder, bag of money, criminal, unemployment, war injury, oil rig , neo-noir
- Director: John Dahl
- Cast: Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle, J.T. Walsh, Timothy Carhart, Dan Shor