The Hateful Eight
- Original title
The Hateful Eight
- Running time
- 167 min.
- United States
Samuel L. Jackson,
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Double Feature Films / FilmColony / Visiona Romantica
Western. Mystery | 19th Century
- Synopsis / Plot
- In THE HATEFUL EIGHT, set or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie’s Haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. Bob (Bichir), who’s taking care of Minnie’s while she’s visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray (Roth), the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage (Madsen), and Confederate General Sanford Smithers (Dern). As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travellers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all…
: Academy Awards: Best Original Score (Morricone). 3 nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Original Score
: BAFTA Awards: Best Original Soundtrack
: National Board Review: Top 10, Supp. Actress (Jason Leigh) & O. Screenplay
: Critics Choice Awards: Best Score
: Los Angeles Films Critics Association: Nominated for Best Music Score
2015: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Original Score. 4 Nominations
2015: Saturn Awards: 5 nominations, including Best Thriller Film
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