Bone Tomahawk

2015 film by S. Craig Zahler

Bone Tomahawk is a 2015 American horror Western cannibal movie written and directed by S. Craig Zahler. It stars Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Lili Simmons, Evan Jonigkeit, David Arquette, and Sid Haig. It had its world premiere on September 25, 2015[4] and was given a limited release in cinemas on October 23, 2015. The reviews from movie critics were very positive.

Bone Tomahawk
Directed byS. Craig Zahler
Written byS. Craig Zahler
Produced by
  • Jack Heller
  • Dallas Sonnier
CinematographyBenji Bakshi
Edited by
  • Greg D'Auria
  • Fred Raskin
Music by
  • Jeff Herriott
  • S. Craig Zahler
  • The Fyzz Facility
  • Caliber Media Company
Distributed byRLJ Entertainment
Release dates
  • September 25, 2015 (2015-09-25) (Fantastic Fest)
  • October 23, 2015 (2015-10-23) (United States)
Running time
132 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$1.8 million[2]
Box office$481,525[3]

The movie is about a small-town sheriff (Kurt Russell) who leads a group of men into a remote desert region to rescue three people who were kidnapped by an extremely violent cannibalistic mute indigenous clan, called the "Troglodytes".


  1. "BONE TOMAHAWK (18)". British Board of Film Classification. October 7, 2015. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  2. Godfrey, Alex (February 15, 2016). "Best Western: Why Bone Tomahawk Became a Gunslinging Cult Hit." The Guardian. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  3. "Bone Tomahawk (2015) – Financial Information". The Numbers. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  4. "BONE TOMAHAWK – Fantastic Fest". Fantastic Fest. Archived from the original on March 1, 2021. Retrieved November 4, 2015. {{cite web}}: More than one of |archivedate= and |archive-date= specified (help); More than one of |archiveurl= and |archive-url= specified (help)

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