8 Million Ways to Die

8 Million Ways to Die (1986)

Death comes to all except those who deserve it most.

  • Genre: Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 1986-04-25
  • User Rating: 5.4/10 from 114 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: PSO
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Hal Ashby
star 5.4/10
From 114 Ratings


Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage.

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  • Jeff Bridges

    as Matthew 'Matt' Scudder
  • Rosanna Arquette

    as Sarah
  • Randy Brooks

    as Willie 'Chance' Walker
  • Alexandra Paul

    as Sunny
  • Andy García

    as Angel Moldonado
  • Tommy Lister Jr.

    as Nose Guard
  • Vyto Ruginis

    as Durkin
  • Gene Ross

    as Slim
  • Lisa Sloan

    as Linda Scudder
  • Christa Denton

    as Laurie Scudder
  • Vance Valencia

    as Quintero
  • Wilfredo Hernández

    as Hector Lopez
  • Luisa Leschin

    as Hector's Wife
  • Henry O. Arnold

    as Homicide Detective
  • James Avery

    as Deputy D.A.
  • Zoaunne LeRoy

    as Nurse
  • Abigail Shelton

    as AA Member
  • Jack Younger

    as Drunk
  • Don Edmonds

    as Elderly Man
  • Phil Peters

    as Rugged Man
  • Elva García

    as Daughter
  • Miriam E. Schubach

    as AA Speaker
  • Lois Gerace

    as AA Speaker
  • Jay Ingram

    as AA Member
  • Sue Rihr

    as Young Woman
  • William Marquez

    as Tio
  • Fred Asparagus

    as Mundo
  • Robb Madrid

    as Victor Padillo
  • Raegan Newman

    as Girl
  • Richard A. Michels

    as Player
  • Arie Gedis

    as Gambler
  • Rosalind Allen

    as Tote Lady
  • Arthur Ervin

    as Waiter
  • Frank Dent

    as Boot Salesman
  • Henry Lewis

    as Po' Boy's Market Manager
  • Roberto A. Jimenez

    as Jamie Rodriguez
  • Oliver 'Ollie' Farley

    as Ollie
  • Gilbert O. Parra

    as Gil
  • Loyd Catlett

    as Buster
  • Art Fransen

    as Cop
  • Victor Rivers

    as Angel Heavy
  • Danny De La Paz

    as Angel Heavy
Writing Oliver Stone Screenplay
Writing R. Lance Hill Screenplay
Directing Hal Ashby Director
Writing Lawrence Block Novel
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Design
Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Art Michael D. Haller Production Design
Writing Robert Towne Writer
Production Mark Damon Executive Producer
Production Charles Mulvehill Co-Producer
Editing Robert Lawrence Editor
Art Barbara Krieger Set Decoration
Camera Stephen H. Burum Director of Photography
Production Charles Mulvehill Unit Production Manager
Art John T. Walker Set Decoration
Production Stephen J. Roth Producer
Sound James Newton Howard Original Music Composer
Art Mark W. Mansbridge Art Direction
Editing Stuart H. Pappé Editor
Production John W. Hyde Executive Producer
Crew Robert Towne Additional Writing
Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunt Coordinator
Crew Christine Anne Baur Stunts
Crew Bobby Bass Stunts
Crew Michael Cassidy Stunts
Crew John Escobar Stunt Driver
Crew Cindy Folkerson Stunts
Crew Ted Grossman Stunts
Crew Billy Hank Hooker Stunts
Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunts
Crew Jimmy Nickerson Stunts
Crew Victor Paul Stunts
Crew Mario Roberts Stunts
Crew Thomas Rosales Jr. Stunts
Crew Scott L. Treger Stunts
Crew Jon Parker Ward Stunts
Directing L. Andrew Stone First Assistant Director
Directing Robert Engelman Second Assistant Director
Camera Elliot Davis Camera Operator
Camera Dustin Blauvelt First Assistant Camera
Camera Joseph Cosko Jr. Second Assistant Camera
Directing Nancy King Second Second Assistant Director
Camera Sidney Ray Baldwin Still Photographer
Directing Ana Maria Quintana Script Supervisor
Crew Hal Harrison Post Production Supervisor
Editing Vicki Hiatt Assistant Editor
Editing Stephen Mark Assistant Editor
Editing Paula McKee Assistant Editor
Sound Samuel C. Crutcher Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Bruce Fortune Sound Editor
Sound Anna Boorstin Sound Editor
Sound Gary Wright Sound Editor
Sound Steve Richardson Sound Editor
Sound Butch Wolf Sound Editor
Sound Beth Sterner Foley Supervisor
Sound Karen I. Stern ADR Editor
Sound William C. Carruth ADR Editor
Sound Ted Whitfield Music Editor
Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Elliot Tyson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Walter A. Gest Sound Recordist
Sound Tim Webb Sound Recordist
Art Larry Clark Bird Property Master
Art Ken Zimmerman Assistant Property Master
Art Gordon Meloeny Leadman
Art Don Kaeding Set Dresser
Art Butch West Construction Foreman
Art Steve Alexander Construction Foreman
Lighting Tim Griffith Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting Bob Fillis Best Boy Electric
Camera Emmett Brown Key Grip
Camera Bill Fleming Key Grip
Camera Dennis M. Kuneff Best Boy Grip
Camera Robert E. Gaynor Dolly Grip
Production Spencer Quinn Location Manager
Production Richard Davis, Jr. Location Manager
Crew Phil Cory Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Thomas R. Ward Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Nadia Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Pete Altobelli Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Kaye Pownall Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up G. Tony Scarano Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Cheryl Beasley Blackwell Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Roberta Newman Costume Assistant
Crew Carol Shapiro Janson Unit Publicist
Production Ingrid C. Michaels Production Coordinator
Production Roberta Rose Production Accountant
Production Steven McAfee Production Secretary
Crew Walt Freitas Transportation Coordinator
Crew Wayne Nelson Transportation Coordinator
Crew William Charles Hauer Transportation Captain
Crew Charles Conley Craft Service
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Editing Richard Ritchie Color Timer