Badlands

Badlands poster
It's the late 1950s. Mid-twenty-something Kit is a restless and unfocused young man with a James Dean vibe and swagger which he has heard mentioned about him more than once. Fifteen year old Holly has a somewhat cold relationship with her sign painter father, if only because she is the primary reminder of his wife, who died of pneumonia when Holly was a child. The two meet when Holly and her father move from Texas to the small town where Kit lives, Fort Dupree, South Dakota. They slowly fall in love, something about which she cannot tell her father because of their age difference and Kit coming from the wrong side of the tracks. When he tries to take Holly away with him, Kit, on an impulse, shoots her father dead. After letting the initial emotions of the situation settle down, Holly decides voluntarily to go with Kit, they trying to make it look like they committed suicide in a house fire. But they soon learn that their plan did not work, there being a bounty on their heads. As such,...

Director: Terrence Malick
Writer: Terrence Malick
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: action, crime, drama
Year: 1973
MetaScore: 93/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 05 Jan 1974
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins.


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Movie Video Clips

While taking a look at some vistas in Dad's stereopticon - screenshot from movie Badlands
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While taking a look at some vistas in Dad's stereopticon
At this moment - screenshot from movie Badlands
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At this moment
Kit and I were taken back to South Dakota - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Kit and I were taken back to South Dakota
Listen to your parents and teachers - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Listen to your parents and teachers
You know who that son of a bitch looks like - screenshot from movie Badlands
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You know who that son of a bitch looks like
I'll give you a dollar if you eat this collie - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I'll give you a dollar if you eat this collie
My girl Holly and I decided to kill ourselves - screenshot from movie Badlands
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My girl Holly and I decided to kill ourselves
He needed me now more than ever - screenshot from movie Badlands
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He needed me now more than ever
Suppose I shot you - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Suppose I shot you
He was madder than I ever seen him - screenshot from movie Badlands
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He was madder than I ever seen him
Don't worry - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Don't worry
If I could sing a song like that - screenshot from movie Badlands
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If I could sing a song like that
You look tired - screenshot from movie Badlands
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You look tired
It was better to live a week with someone who loved me for what I was - screenshot from movie Badlands
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It was better to live a week with someone who loved me for...
How's he doin' - screenshot from movie Badlands
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How's he doin'
I'm not keeping you from anything important am I - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I'm not keeping you from anything important am I
And cursed its name - screenshot from movie Badlands
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And cursed its name
It's okay - screenshot from movie Badlands
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It's okay
My Mother died of pneumonia when I was just a kid - screenshot from movie Badlands
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My Mother died of pneumonia when I was just a kid
Of course I had to keep all of this a secret from my Dad - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Of course I had to keep all of this a secret from my Dad
While to the south we could see the lights of Cheyenne - screenshot from movie Badlands
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While to the south we could see the lights of Cheyenne
You tossed my hat out the window - screenshot from movie Badlands
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You tossed my hat out the window
I always wanted to be a criminal - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I always wanted to be a criminal
I found a toaster - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I found a toaster
I don't want you hanging anymore - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I don't want you hanging anymore
Kit made sure we'd be prepared - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Kit made sure we'd be prepared
I don't know - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I don't know
I quit my job - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I quit my job
If you wanna call the police - screenshot from movie Badlands
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If you wanna call the police
I'm not keeping you from anything important - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I'm not keeping you from anything important
I shot him in the stomach - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I shot him in the stomach
Get out of here - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Get out of here
You're quite an individual Kit - screenshot from movie Badlands
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You're quite an individual Kit
We planned a huge network of tunnels under the forrest floor - screenshot from movie Badlands
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We planned a huge network of tunnels under the forrest floor
We'll keep headin' for that mountain - screenshot from movie Badlands
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We'll keep headin' for that mountain
Did it go the way it's supposed to - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Did it go the way it's supposed to
Where'd you get them antlers - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Where'd you get them antlers
A guy like you - screenshot from movie Badlands
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A guy like you
That's the point - screenshot from movie Badlands
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That's the point
He wanted to die with me - screenshot from movie Badlands
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He wanted to die with me
I left Kit in the parlor and went for a stroll outside the house - screenshot from movie Badlands
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I left Kit in the parlor and went for a stroll outside the...
On Thursday - screenshot from movie Badlands
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On Thursday
What'cha doing - screenshot from movie Badlands
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What'cha doing
We lived in utter loneliness - screenshot from movie Badlands
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We lived in utter loneliness
Scarborough here - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Scarborough here
They're not - screenshot from movie Badlands
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They're not
He took and buried some of our things in a bucket - screenshot from movie Badlands
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He took and buried some of our things in a bucket
Takes all kinds - screenshot from movie Badlands
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Takes all kinds

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Holly - Sissy Spacek
Father - Warren Oates
Deputy - Alan Vint
Sheriff - Gary Littlejohn
Rich Man - John Carter
Trooper - John Womack Jr.
Gas Attendant - Ben Bravo
Boy Under Lamppost - Emilio Estevez
Chinese Kid - Li Po Lung
Caller at Rich Man's House - Terrence Malick
Boy Under Lamppost - Charlie Sheen