Into the Badlands (film)

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Into the Badlands
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Directed by Sam Pillsbury
Produced by Harvey Frand
Written by Marcia Muller
Bryce Walton
Dick Beebe
Marjorie David
Gordon T. Dawson
Based onThe Streets of Laredo by Heck Allen (under the pseudonym Will Henry)
Starring Bruce Dern
Mariel Hemingway
Helen Hunt
Music by John Debney
Cinematography Johnny E. Jensen
Edited by Stanford C. Allen
John A. Barton
Ogiens/Kane Company
Release date
  • July 24, 1991 (1991-07-24)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States

Into the Badlands is a 1991 American Western horror made-for-television film. It stars Bruce Dern, Mariel Hemingway, and Helen Hunt.


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.


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