Tuesday 25th February 2014
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment invites action and suspense fans to discover Bad Country, the new crime thriller available 10th March 2014 on DVD and Digital. This high-stakes drama tells the gripping tale of a Louisiana detective (Willem Dafoe) who teams up with a contract killer-turned-informant (Matt Dillon) to take down the most powerful criminal enterprise in the South. The cast starring alongside two-time Academy Award® nominee Dafoe (Best Supporting Actor, Shadow of the Vampire, 2001; Best Supporting Actor, Platoon, 1986) and Academy Award® nominee Dillon (Best Supporting Actor, Crash, 2006), includes Amy Smart (Crank), Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger), and Academy Award® nominee Tom Berenger (Best Supporting Actor, Platoon, 1986).
Directed by Chris Brinker, producer of The Boondock Saints and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, the DVD features deleted scenes and "Taking Down An Empire: On the Set", an in-depth featurette on the making of this modern, film-noir thrill ride.
When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter (Dafoe) busts contract killer Jesse Weiland (Dillon), he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring. So when the syndicate orders Carter's death and Weiland is ID'd as a snitch, the two team up to take down the mob and the crime boss (Berenger) who ordered the hit. Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe, Neal McDonough. Amy Smart and Tom Berenger star in Bad Country, a gritty action thriller from director Chris Brinker, a producer of The Boondock Saints.
The screenplay for Bad Country was written by Jonathan Hirschbein (Road to Paloma) from a story by Mike Barnett, Bud Connor, Tom Abernathy and Hirschbein. It was produced by Chris Brinker, Kevin Chapman, Jim Crabbe, Scott Einbinder, Nancy Green-Keyes, and Matthew Rhodes. Executive producers are Mike Barnett, Mike Brinker, Justin Bursch, Don Carmody, Don 'Bud' Connor, Cole Hauser, David Krintzman, Jonah Loop, Patrick Newall, Jeff Steen, and Don Yesso.
- Deleted Scenes
- "Taking Down An Empire: On the Set" Featurette - Go behind-the-scenes with the cast and crew to hear about the process of taking the film from script to screen and shooting on location in Louisiana.
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.