|Nicolas Cage||Michael Williams|
|Dennis Hopper||Lyle from Dallas|
|Lara Flynn Boyle||Suzanne Brown aka Ann McCord|
|Timothy Carhart||Deputy Matt Greytack|
|J.T. Walsh||Wayne Brown aka Kevin McCord|
|Dan Shor||Deputy Russ Bowman|
|Dwight Yoakam||Truck Driver|
When unemployed ex-marine Michael Williams stumbles into a bar in Red Rock, Wyo., the owner, Wayne, mistakes him for a hired killer and offers him $10,000 to kill his wife, Suzanne . Michael plays along, taking half the money up front, then tells Suzanne what her husband is planning. She seduces Michael and proposes that he kill her husband instead. While he weighs his options, the real killer turns up looking for his money.