Dwight Yoakam

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than twenty-one albums and compilations, has charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records.

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Bandidas (2006)

Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Salma Hayek  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Zahn

Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Salma Hayek  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Zahn

Crank (2006)

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Chev Chelios, a hit man wanting to go straight, lets his latest target slip away, then he awakes the next morning to a phone call that informs him he has been poisoned and has only an hour to live unless he keeps adrenaline coursing through his body while he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Neveldine  •  Brian Taylor
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Amy Smart  •  Efren Ramirez  •  José Pablo Cantillo

Chev Chelios, a hit man wanting to go straight, lets his latest target slip away, then he awakes the next morning to a phone call that informs him he has been poisoned and has only an hour to live unless he keeps adrenaline coursing through his body while he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Neveldine  •  Brian Taylor
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Amy Smart  •  Efren Ramirez  •  José Pablo Cantillo

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

Panic Room (2002)

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Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul and Junior - during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Dwight Yoakam

Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul and Junior - during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Dwight Yoakam

Red Rock West (1993)

When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Craig Reay  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Dennis Hopper

When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Craig Reay  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Dennis Hopper

Roswell (1994)

Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Martin Sheen  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Xander Berkeley

Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Martin Sheen  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Xander Berkeley

Sling Blade (1996)

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Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J.T. Walsh

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J.T. Walsh

The Minus Man (1999)

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. As locals start to disappear, it becomes apparent that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hampton Fancher
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Brian Cox  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Dwight Yoakam

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. As locals start to disappear, it becomes apparent that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hampton Fancher
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Brian Cox  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Dwight Yoakam

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Barry Pepper  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  January Jones

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Barry Pepper  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  January Jones

Wedding Crashers (2005)

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John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Rachel McAdams

John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Rachel McAdams

The Newton Boys (1998)

Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become a bank robbers. Soon the family agrees. They become very famous robbers, and five years ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become a bank robbers. Soon the family agrees. They become very famous robbers, and five years ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

When Trumpets Fade (1998)

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Ron Eldard  •  Zak Orth  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dylan Bruno

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Ron Eldard  •  Zak Orth  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dylan Bruno

South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)

Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900s. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the desert to a small town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight Yoakam
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Bridget Fonda

Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900s. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the desert to a small town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight Yoakam
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Bridget Fonda

Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle (1993)

American Documentary: A documentary celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Co., with news footage, film clips, and interviews with various celebrities who are Harley-Davidson owners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel T. Smith
CAST:  Hoyt Axton  •  Lou Reed  •  James Caan  •  Peter Fonda

American Documentary: A documentary celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Co., with news footage, film clips, and interviews with various celebrities who are Harley-Davidson owners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel T. Smith
CAST:  Hoyt Axton  •  Lou Reed  •  James Caan  •  Peter Fonda

Return to Sin City: A Tribute to Gram Parsons (2004)

With a vision that took him far beyond the genre of country rock, singer-songwriter Gram Parsons left his mark in gut-wrenching sentiments of country music, burning melodies typical of soul music, sweet, uplifting harmonies of gospel choirs and the hand-clapping ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Lucas
CAST:  Keith Richards  •  Norah Jones  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Earle

With a vision that took him far beyond the genre of country rock, singer-songwriter Gram Parsons left his mark in gut-wrenching sentiments of country music, burning melodies typical of soul music, sweet, uplifting harmonies of gospel choirs and the hand-clapping ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Lucas
CAST:  Keith Richards  •  Norah Jones  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Earle

Fallen Angel: Gram Parsons (2004)

On September 19, 1973, the musician and heir to a million-dollar fortune died under the influence of drugs and alcohol near his favourite place - the Joshua Tree National Monument in the Californian desert. As the founder of the Flying Burrito Brothers, a member of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gandulf Hennig
CAST:  Gram Parsons  •  Peter Buck  •  Pamela Des Barres  •  Emmylou Harris

On September 19, 1973, the musician and heir to a million-dollar fortune died under the influence of drugs and alcohol near his favourite place - the Joshua Tree National Monument in the Californian desert. As the founder of the Flying Burrito Brothers, a member of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gandulf Hennig
CAST:  Gram Parsons  •  Peter Buck  •  Pamela Des Barres  •  Emmylou Harris

Dirty Girl (2010)

When Danielle is banished to special education because of her misbehavior, she joins Clarke on a road trip to discover themselves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abe Sylvia
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Jeremy Dozier  •  Mary Steenburgen

When Danielle is banished to special education because of her misbehavior, she joins Clarke on a road trip to discover themselves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abe Sylvia
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Jeremy Dozier  •  Mary Steenburgen

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010)

When Juliette (Lizzy Caplan) sets out to bring her slain lover -- outlaw Ransom Pride -- home to Texas to be buried, she knows the journey won't be easy, but she has little idea of the dangers that lie ahead in this dark Western drama. The film's cast includes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tiller Russell
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Lizzy Caplan  •  Jon Foster  •  Jason Priestley

When Juliette (Lizzy Caplan) sets out to bring her slain lover -- outlaw Ransom Pride -- home to Texas to be buried, she knows the journey won't be easy, but she has little idea of the dangers that lie ahead in this dark Western drama. The film's cast includes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tiller Russell
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Lizzy Caplan  •  Jon Foster  •  Jason Priestley

Bloodworth (2010)

E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming. The wife he walked out on has withered and faded, his three sons are grown and angry. Warren is a womanizing alcoholic, Boyd is driven by jealousy to hunt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Dax Taylor
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Hilary Duff  •  Reece Thompson

E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming. The wife he walked out on has withered and faded, his three sons are grown and angry. Warren is a womanizing alcoholic, Boyd is driven by jealousy to hunt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Dax Taylor
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Hilary Duff  •  Reece Thompson

Painted Hero (1997)

Virgil Kidder hasn't been in Waco for quite a spell, but now that he's back in town clowning in the rodeo, his troubles are catching up with him quicker than a Brahma bull. Country star Dwight Yoakam makes his leading role debut as Kidder, a "painted hero" who's at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Benedict
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Michelle Joyner  •  Kiersten Warren  •  Cindy Pickett

Virgil Kidder hasn't been in Waco for quite a spell, but now that he's back in town clowning in the rodeo, his troubles are catching up with him quicker than a Brahma bull. Country star Dwight Yoakam makes his leading role debut as Kidder, a "painted hero" who's at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Benedict
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Michelle Joyner  •  Kiersten Warren  •  Cindy Pickett
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