U Turn


2h 5m 1997

Brief Synopsis

When his car breaks down in a small God-forsaken town in Arizona, Bobby Cooper, a broke, two-bit criminal becomes involved with a beautiful married woman whose husband secretly wants her dead--and offers Bobby a high price to get the job done right.

Film Details

Also Known As
U-Turn
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Black Comedy
Crime
Thriller
Period
Adaptation
Film Noir
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Superior, Arizona, USA; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Palm Springs, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 5m

Synopsis

When his car breaks down in a small God-forsaken town in Arizona, Bobby Cooper, a broke, two-bit criminal becomes involved with a beautiful married woman whose husband secretly wants her dead--and offers Bobby a high price to get the job done right.

Crew

Bill Abbott

Music Editor

B Adams

Song

Gary Alper

Sound Mixer

Neal Anderson

Adr Supervisor

Lee Ashley

Song

Stephen Banta

Office Assistant

Dave Barbour

Song

Albert Beach

Song

Brian Berdan

Editing

John Blake

Makeup Artist

Merideth Boswell

Set Decorator

Sarah Bowen

Other

Bill Brown

Associate Producer

James Byrnes

Set Production Assistant

Ian Calip

Office Assistant

Jerry G Callaway

Director Of Photography

Lucie E Campbell

Song

Budd Carr

Music Producer

June Carter

Song

Johnny Cash

Song Performer

Kevin Cerchiai

Sound

Seth Cirker

Assistant Director

Patsy Cline

Song

Mindy Cole

Assistant

Cydney Cornell

Hairdresser

Hank Corwin

Editor

Jeff Couch

Transportation Captain

Ditch Croaker

Song Performer

Albert Sonny Cunha

Song

Bill Darrow

Other

Ken Diaz

Makeup

Ann Marie Digioia

Assistant

Denis Doyle

Set Production Assistant

Pedro Fernandez

Song Performer

Jimmy Finnerty

Key Grip

Jeff Flach

Production Supervisor

Bert Foster

Song

Aaron Freeman

Song

Kevin M Gannon

Props Assistant

Michael R Gannon

Assistant Property Master

Dino Ganziano

Hair Stylist

Keith Gardner

Boom Operator

Wayne D Goldwyn

Photography

Gary S Greene

Special Thanks To

Dan Halsted

Producer

C Harding

Song

Laura Harris

Dialogue Editor

Tim Healy

Lighting

Mark Hendersheid

Special Effects Coordinator

Chris Hogan

Sound Effects Editor

Bill Holmquist

Construction Coordinator

Nicholas Irwin

Accounting Assistant

Mahalia Jackson

Song Performer

Charles Johnston

Post-Production Assistant

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

M Kamem

Song

Marty Kassab-chaney

Video

John A. Kelly

Construction

Victor Kempster

Production Designer

Tom Kerwick

Best Boy Grip

Merle Kilgore

Song

Eddie Kish

Office Assistant

Saar Klein

Editing

David Kneupper

Sound Editor

Baker Knight

Song

Kris Kristofferson

Song

Michelle Kurpaska

Costume Supervisor

A. Welch Lambeth

Transportation Coordinator

R J Lange

Song

C Y Lee

Main Title Design

C Y Lee

Assistant Editor

Peggy Lee

Song Performer

Peggy Lee

Song

Peter J Lehman

Sound Effects Editor

Jeanne Lipsey

Assistant Camera Operator

Phillip M Lozevski

Office Assistant

Jonathan Lumley

Lighting Technician

Gloria Lynne

Song Performer

Arthur Manson

Advisor

Horace Manzanares

Assistant Sound Editor

Paul H Martinez

Assistant Editor

Anne Mccarthy

Casting Associate

Brian Mcpherson

Sound Effects Editor

Annie Mei-ling Tien

Assistant

Michael Melchiondo

Song

Scott Millan

Rerecording

Charles Mingus

Song

Charles Mingus

Song Performer

Ennio Morricone

Music

Rick Morris

Sound Effects Editor

Sue Schnulle Murphy

Accounting Assistant

Ricky Nelson

Song Performer

Thomas J Nordberg

Editor

Sandra Noriega

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Karen O'toole

Assistant Production Coordinator

Denise Okimoto

Music

Beatrix Aruna Pasztor

Costume Designer

Bill Petrotta

Property Master

Webb Pierce

Song Performer

David Pomier

Assistant Location Manager

Paul Prenderville

Assistant Director

Jimmy Radcliffe

Song

Dr. Christian Renna

Other

Robert Richardson

Director Of Photography

John Ridley

Source Material (From Novel)

John Ridley

Screenplay

John Ridley

Executive Producer

Concepcion Roca

Craft Service

Rodney Rogers

Song

David Romano

Song Performer

John L Root

Sign Writer

Zade Rosenthal

Photography

Gregg Rosenzweig

Set Production Assistant

Denyse Rossi

Accountant

Gioacchino Antonio Rossini

Song

Keenan Rutowski

Location Assistant

Richard Rutowski

Coproducer

Mark Sanchez

Makeup Artist

Buddy Scott

Song

Pat Sellers

Dialogue Editor

Brad Sherman

Rerecording

Sammi Smith

Song Performer

Brian Steagall

Transportation Captain

Barbara Ann Stein

Other

Gregor Tavenner

Assistant Camera Operator

H Thompson

Song

Tim Floyd Tim

Song

Clayton Townsend

Unit Production Manager

Clayton Townsend

Producer

Charles Trenet

Song

Tierre Turner

Stunt Coordinator

Kelly Uchimura

Camera

Yvonne Valvez

Assistant Editor

Mary Vernieu

Casting

Daniel R Webster

Art Director

Alyssa Weisberg

Casting Associate

Kevin C White

Special Thanks To

Gary Thomas Williams

Office Assistant

Hank Williams Sr.

Song

Gary R Wordham

Production Coordinator

Melissa A Yonkey

Hair Stylist

Corey B Yugler

Script Supervisor

Larry Zience

Set Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
U-Turn
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Black Comedy
Crime
Thriller
Period
Adaptation
Film Noir
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Superior, Arizona, USA; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Palm Springs, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 5m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States Fall October 3, 1997

Released in United States on Video March 31, 1998

Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29 - September 1, 1997.

Began shooting November 4, 1996.

Completed shooting January 16, 1997.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29 - September 1, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video March 31, 1998

Released in United States Fall October 3, 1997