Bone Tomahawk

Bone Tomahawk

Streaming Video - 2015
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When a group of cannibal savages kidnaps settlers from the small town of Bright Hope, an unlikely team of gunslingers, led by Sheriff Franklin Hunt (Kurt Russell), sets out to bring them home. But their enemy is more ruthless than anyone could have imagined, putting their mission - and survival itself - in serious jeopardy. Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, Tombstone) leads an all-star cast, including Patrick Wilson (Insidious), Matthew Fox ("Lost") and Richard Jenkins (The Cabin in the Woods) in this gritty, action-packed thriller chronicling a terrifying rescue mission in the Old West.
Publisher: [United States]: RLJ Entertainment , 2015.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 132 min.)) : sd., col.
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digital, rda
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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Mar 12, 2018

I was shocked to see this abhorrent movie was available to watch on my kid's Netflix account, as it was rated PG.
I did contact Netflix representative to ask how was this possible, and to get them to change the rating: I wanted that movie gone from the list of suggestions for my kids, and threatened to cancel my account. I guess more people did the same, as the rating was changed and the movie no longer appears available on teen's channel.
When I spoke to them, Netflix were quick to pass the buck to the national board of ratings, but I countered that Netflix too has a responsibility for this massive screw-up.
The question then is who is sicker, the authors of this movie, or the rating agencies (and Netflix themselves ) supposedly in charge of keeping such disturbing content from the eyes of our kids.
Case in point: Army Of Darkness is rated R. Contrast the violence in that movie, played mostly for laughs, and then consider that Bone Tomahawk was listed for months as a PG movie on your teen kid accounts. PG!! How much does a job at the Canada ratings agency pay? I could do a better job with my eyes closed, ears plugged and hands behind my back.
Bone Tomahawk rated PG? What a JOKE!

Go online, and read comments of grown adults who say they have been traumatized by the sadistic and insane violence featured in this movie.
Stay away from this one, that's my advice. I'm no prude, and have seem my fare share of movies with violence and gore, but this is a sick movie made by sick people.

Mar 11, 2018

Writer/director S. Craig Zahler takes some tried and true horror tropes and twists them into something chillingly fresh, if not quite original. With terse dialogue that is oddly formal verging on stilted and brief flashes of grisly bloodletting, Zahler’s monstrous Western has the feel of a graphic novel especially with those howling sound effects echoing over the sagebrush and hungry fiends all decked out in grey body paint and grotesque piercings. Russell brings his usual intensity to the role of Sheriff Hunt, a man bound by honour as much as the law, while a supporting cast of ne’er-do-wells and cowpokes flesh the story out, notably Matthew Fox as the town’s dapper yet deadly Lothario; Patrick Wilson as a husband eager to rescue his captured wife despite hobbling with a broken leg; and Richard Jenkins whose scene-stealing deputy Chicory—a perfect blend of addled geriatric and loyal sidekick—throws some much needed humour into all the gore and tension. And gore, both implied and explicit, arrives in due course including one particularly brutal scene in which a trio of cannibals prepare their struggling evening meal. John Wayne would have peed his pants.

Feb 27, 2018

The high rating from Rotten Tomatoes is generous as far as this viewer is concerned, however if you're looking for a combination western/horror flick with slightly above average intelligence then this flick might fit the bill.

Feb 08, 2018

I was surprised to see so many negative reviews on here. I have to say this really was a movie which told a story (shocking in this day an age) as opposed to most modern movies that use the format to simply dangle sex, explosions and cheap thrills in front of a slack jawed audience. I don't understand why so many people consider this movie to be slow-paced, as the entire time I was enthralled by the characters' emotions, interactions, and what was an obvious well developed lead up to a shocking and horrible climax. This movie took the time to actually develop the characters.

Feb 08, 2018

Enjoyable but bloody Western/ Horror film.

Feb 03, 2018

Still waiting for a good d-lunt di dunt (William Tell overture) movie... This ain't it.

Jan 22, 2018

Good modern Western- it is brutal though and contains graphic violence so consider yourself warned- the dialogue is quite witty, and the film has a stellar cast. Definitely watch this movie instead of Tarantino's woeful " Hateful 8 " ( both star Kurt Russell incidentally ).

Dec 29, 2017

I wanted to like this movie. I tried to like this movie.

If you've seen The Missing and/or The Burrowers and/or The 13th Warrior, then you've already seen this movie.

And it didn't get any better this time.

Although if you think any of the above-mentioned films would be better with that velociraptor voicebox gag in Jurassic Park 3, and with the armless, legless breeder woman scene in the X-files episode, "Home"... then maybe you will like this movie.

Dec 09, 2017

Not entertaining! Disturbing, bloody and gruesome.

Sep 22, 2017

Some VERY VERY graphic violence, but not bad

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Mar 12, 2018

Kikokun thinks this title is suitable for 50 years and over

Sep 19, 2016

Videoprone thinks this title is suitable for 19 years and over

Jan 15, 2016

LauraSteinert thinks this title is suitable for 30 years and over


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Jul 21, 2016

"Say goodbye to my wife. I'll say hello to yours." ... says Sheriff Franklin Hunt (Kurt Russell) to Chicory (Richard Jenkins).

Mar 06, 2016

Here are some already in IMDb:
Sheriff Franklin Hunt: Say goodbye to my wife. I'll say hello to yours.
John Brooder: Smart men don't get married.
Chicory: You know, I know the world's supposed to be round, but I'm not so sure about this part.
Sheriff Franklin Hunt: Pain is how your body talks to you. You'd do well to listen to it.
Buddy: This is not the time for womanly imaginings.


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May 14, 2016

The worst movie ever made by Hollywood. Shame on Kurt Russell and other actors to participate in this gory fiction movie. Children should not watch this brainless movie.


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