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Into the Badlands is a 1991 American western horror film, released directly to TV. It stars Bruce Dern, Mariel Hemingway, and Helen Hunt.

Into the Badlands
Into the Badlands Promo Poster.jpg
Into the Badlands promotional poster
Directed bySam Pillsbury
Produced byHarvey Frand
Written byHeck Allen
Marcia Muller
Bryce Walton
Dick Beebe
Marjorie David
Gordon T. Dawson
StarringBruce Dern
Mariel Hemingway
Helen Hunt
Music byThomas A. Carlson
CinematographyJohnny E. Jensen
Edited byStanford C. Allen
John A. Barton
Release date
  • July 24, 1991 (1991-07-24)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was directed by Sam Pillsbury and written by Dick Beebe, Marjorie David, and Gordon T. Dawson.

It was nominated for a 1992 Primetime Emmy in Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special (Johnny E. Jensen, director of Photography).[1]



Three seemingly disconnected stories are joined together by a mystery Man in Black (T.L. Barston, played by Bruce Dern). This bounty hunter searches the Old West for Red Roundtree, a wanted outlaw.



  1. ^ "Emmy Website: Into the Badlands". Retrieved December 25, 2011.

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