Billy Bob's Filmography
George P. Cosmatos
JOHNNY TYLER: Well, for a man that don't go heels, you run
your mouth kinda reckless, don't you?
TYLER: It's like I'm playin' cards with my brother's kids
or somethin', you nerve-wrackin' sons-of-bitches!"
(Thanks to fan Jeff Jones for submitting!)
The famous Earp Brothers come to Tombstone, Arizona, looking for
a quiet place to settle down with their wives and make their
fortunes. Unfortunately, they lock horns with the violent
Johnny Ringo and his ruthless, lawless gang. The fabled
showdown at the O.K. Corral is inevitable.
What Billy Bob Gets To Do
Billy Bob appears as Johnny Tyler, the
ill-tempered faro dealer at the Oriental gambling parlor who likes to
bitchslap people around at the card table until Wyatt Earp (Kurt
up to teach him a thing or two about manners.
One of the most popular westerns ever
TOMBSTONE is a powerful argument for creating an Oscar for
casting directors. Who couldn't love a movie populated by
the likes of Kurt Russell, Sam
Elliott, Bill Paxton, our Billy Bob, Stephen Lang, Michael Biehn, Powers Boothe,
Dana Delaney, Cecil Hoffman, Charlton Heston, Jon Tenney, Jason
Priestly, Thomas Haden Church, Joanna Pacula, Harry Carey, Jr.,
Joanna Pacula, Michael Rooker, John Corbett, Frank Stallone
(yep!), Terry O'Quinn, Robert Mitchum (narrating), Billy Zane, and Val Kilmer
in his finest performance as a most disarming Doc
Holliday. Even Wyatt Earp's actual, living fifth cousin,
Wyatt, has a part! Writer Kevin Jarre's dialogue is so
witty that it remains widely quoted. And
speaking of tombstones, the real Wyatt Earp and his wife
Josephine remain laid to rest under a fine one in a
cemetery in Colma, California (20 minutes south of San
MTV Movie Award (Best Male Performance, Val Kilmer) - 1994 - Nomination
MTV Movie Award (Most Desirable Male, Val Kilmer) -
1994 - Nomination
Excellent Unofficial Site Take the TOMBSTONE purity
the scenes interviews--a nicely done site, includes a recipe
for huckleberry pie
files of the immortal dialogue, including Billy Bob as Johnny
Huckleberry? Discuss. Gnovis TOMBSTONE discussion site
Lovers Yahoo News Group
Renshaw’s IMDB review
Actor/stuntman/former Spiderman/Western historian Peter
Sherayko's Caravan West
Site - Go Buckaroos!
The soundtrack preserves Bruce Broughton's score and is Amazon's
#5 bestseller in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho. No, we here at
Billybobapalooza do NOT make this stuff up.