White Sands (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

White Sands (1992)




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Movie Info

In this film, a New Mexico sheriff, Ray Dolezal (Willem Dafoe), finds himself tangled up in a dangerous crime scheme, when the discovery of $500 thousand with the body of a American Indian man leads him to investigate the murder.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Daniel Pyne
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 3, 2001
Warner Home Video


Willem Dafoe
as Ray Dolezal
Mickey Rourke
as Gorman Lennox
Samuel L. Jackson
as Greg Meeker
M. Emmet Walsh
as Bert Gibson
Fredrick Lopez
as Delmar Blackwater
Mimi Rogers
as Molly Dolezal
Ken Thorley
as Kleinman
Jack Kehler
as Casanov
Megan Butler
as Goodman
Lisa Cloud
as Redhead
Steve Cormier
as Artie O'Brien
Steven Tyler
as Blonde FBI Agent
J.D. Garfield
as 2nd FBI Agent
William P. Bennet
as Rodeo Clown
Tom Conner
as La Fonda Desk Clerk
Meredith Marshall
as Rodeo Singer
Doc Phillips
as Rodeo Announcer
Ben Zeller
as Drifter
Steve Tyler
as Blonde FBI Agent
John David Garfield
as 2nd FBI Agent
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Critic Reviews for White Sands

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (8)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 24, 1992
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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May 12, 2001
Rolling Stone
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Audience Reviews for White Sands

it's a good movie about rogue CIA and FBI agents battling. and the poor local cop caught in the middle.

sweet. it's a drama/mystery/thriller film of all time. White Sands is the best mystery film of the year. WILLEM DAFOE WAS A GREAT ACTOR. Stephen King said "White Sands" is the best thriller film of the year. White Sands, a motion picture, starring Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Mickey Rourke. White Sands from Warner Bros. Pictures and Morgan Creek, Rated R (Restricted), Under 17 not admitted without parent or adult guardian for violence, language and some sensuality.

Folashade Kehinde

I liked this movie for the most part. Mickey Rourke (before his catastrophic facelift) and Dafoe make a good pairing. Mastrantonio delivers the sizzle.


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