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1. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.0
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94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

2. Fargo (1996)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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85 Metascore

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

3. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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78 Metascore

After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

4. The Bling Ring (2013)

R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.6
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66 Metascore

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Writers: Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo Sales | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Claire Julien

5. A Simple Plan (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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82 Metascore

When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.

Writer: Scott B. Smith | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, Brent Briscoe

6. Blood Simple. (1984)

R | 99 min | Crime, Thriller

7.7
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81 Metascore

A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, M. Emmet Walsh

7. Double Indemnity (1944)

Passed | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.4
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An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

Writers: Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, James M. Cain | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

8. Juice (1992)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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"Juice" is about 4 inner-city teens who get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as 'the juice'.

Writers: Ernest R. Dickerson, Gerard Brown | Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Khalil Kain

9. A Perfect Murder (1998)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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50 Metascore

A remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder (1954).

Writers: Frederick Knott, Patrick Smith Kelly | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

10. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.

Writers: James M. Cain, David Mamet | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, John Colicos, Michael Lerner

11. Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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46 Metascore

Five different criminals face imminent death after botching a job quite badly.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Andy Garcia, Christopher Walken, Christopher Lloyd, William Forsythe

12. Quick Change (1990)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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56 Metascore

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Writers: Jay Cronley, Howard Franklin | Directors: Howard Franklin, Bill Murray | Stars: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Dale Grand

13. Gang Related (1997)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Kouf | Director: Jim Kouf | Stars: James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Lela Rochon, Dennis Quaid

14. Blood and Wine (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.

Writers: Nick Villiers, Bob Rafelson, Alison Cross | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine, Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez

15. Mortal Thoughts (1991)

R | 102 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Cynthia comes forward to talk to detective John about the murder of her best friend's husband. The story is told as a series of flashbacks... James was a bullying, verbally and physically ... See full summary »

Writers: William Reilly, Claude Kerven | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis, John Pankow

16. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Passed | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband... but even once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.

Writers: Harry Ruskin, Niven Busch, James M. Cain | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn

17. Hell's Kitchen (1998)

R | 95 min | Drama, Crime

4.9
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When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Cinciripini | Director: Tony Cinciripini | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, William Forsythe, Angelina Jolie, Mekhi Phifer

18. The Hard Word (2002)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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51 Metascore

Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Roberts | Director: Scott Roberts | Stars: Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths, Joel Edgerton, Damien Richardson

19. Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A group of crooks, an ex con, his friend and a gun crazy gangster plan a drug heist, but not everything goes as planned.

Writer: Brad Mirman | Director: Kiefer Sutherland | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Dickens, Vincent Gallo, Mykelti Williamson

20. Three Way (2004)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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A sexy noir-thriller based on Gil Brewer's 1963 pulp novel Wild to Possess.

Writers: Russell P. Marleau, Gil Brewer | Director: Scott Ziehl | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Joy Bryant, Ali Larter, Desmond Harrington

21. The Brink's Job (1978)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »

Writers: Noel Behn, Walon Green | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates

22. Jism (2003)

136 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.2
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Kabir Lal is an alcoholic lawyer whose life is looking as if going down the drain. One morning he sees a stunningly attractive woman on a beach and is instantly enamored by her. By chance ... See full summary »

Writers: Mahesh Bhatt, Niranjan Iyengar | Director: Amit Saxena | Stars: Bipasha Basu, John Abraham, Gulshan Grover, Vinay Pathak

23. Violent Saturday (1955)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, William L. Heath | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith

24. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Dave Burke is looking to hire two men to assist him in a bank raid: Earle Slater, a white ex-convict, and Johnny Ingram, a black gambler. Both are reluctant; but Burke arranges for Ingram's... See full summary »

Writers: William P. McGivern, Abraham Polonsky, Nelson Gidding, John O. Killens | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

25. The Woman in the Window (1944)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, J.H. Wallis | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon

26. Bonnie's Kids (1973)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Sisters Myra and Ellie have finally had enough of their miserable, dead-end lives. When their step-father Charley (The Bonnie from the title being long dead) tried to rape Myra, Ellie ... See full summary »

Writer: Arthur Marks | Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Steve Sandor, Robin Mattson, Scott Brady

27. Hold-Up (1985)

114 min | Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly ... See full summary »

Writers: Alexandre Arcady, Jay Cronley, Daniel Saint-Hamont, Francis Veber | Director: Alexandre Arcady | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Kim Cattrall, Guy Marchand, Jean-Pierre Marielle

28. Any Number Can Win (1963)

118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon)... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Audiard, Zekial Marko, Albert Simonin | Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Claude Cerval, Viviane Romance

29. Hit Me (1996)

R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Sonny lives with his retarded older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in.

Writers: Denis Johnson, Jim Thompson | Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: Elias Koteas, Laure Marsac, Jay Leggett, Bruce Ramsay

30. Once a Thief (1965)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Pedak, a convicted criminal, has a steady job, a wife and daughter and he puts a down payment on a boat. He also has a police detective and brother after him, the first believes Eddie... See full summary »

Writer: Zekial Marko | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Alain Delon, Ann-Margret, Van Heflin, Jack Palance

31. Criminal Lovers (1999)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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59 Metascore

The movie begins with an explicit murder scene. We later learn high school student Alice (Natacha Régnier) convinced her lover... See full synopsis »

Writers: François Ozon, Marcia Romano, Annabelle Perrichon, Arthur Rimbaud, Marina de Van | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Natacha Régnier, Jérémie Renier, Predrag Manojlovic, Salim Kechiouche

32. Cops and Robbers (1973)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Comedy

6.4
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Two disillusioned New York policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.

Writer: Donald E. Westlake | Director: Aram Avakian | Stars: Cliff Gorman, Joseph Bologna, Charlene Dallas, James Ferguson

33. The Night of the Following Day (1968)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Two men kidnap a girl off the streets, take her to a beach house owned by a drug-addicted stewardess, and hold her for ransom.

Writers: Hubert Cornfield, Robert Phippeny, Lionel White | Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Richard Boone | Stars: Marlon Brando, Richard Boone, Rita Moreno, Pamela Franklin

34. Sultanes del Sur (2007)

95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A band of thieves steal from a Mexican bank and travel to Argentina to launder the money. Upon their arrival the plan goes south and it's up to them to figure out what went wrong.

Writers: Tony Dalton, Joe Lewis | Director: Alejandro Lozano | Stars: Tony Dalton, Jordi Mollà, Ana de la Reguera, Silverio Palacios

35. Shor in the City (2011)

Crime, Drama

7.2
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Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.

Writers: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru, Sita Menon, Chintan Gandhi, Sameer, Nishu | Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru | Stars: Sendhil Ramamurthy, Tusshar Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi, Preeti Desai

36. The Big Swindle (2004)

116 min | Action, Crime

6.7
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After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got an elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in ... See full summary »

Writer: Dong-Hoon Choi | Director: Dong-Hoon Choi | Stars: Shin-yang Park, Jung-ah Yum, Yun-shik Baek, Chun Ho-jin

37. The Unholy Three (1925)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies.

Writers: Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins, Waldemar Young | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen

38. Mercy Streets (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Crime

5.6
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28 Metascore

Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

Writers: Jon Gunn, John W. Mann | Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Eric Roberts, David A.R. White, Cynthia Watros, Shiek Mahmud-Bey

39. The Man Between (1953)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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In the Post-World War II, the British Susanne Mallison travels to Berlin to visit her older brother Martin Mallison, a military that has married the German Bettina Mallison. The naive ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Ebert, Harry Kurnitz | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone

40. Styx (2001 Video)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.2
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After establishing himself as one of the world's best safe-crackers, Nelson decides to retire from his life of crime and walk the straight and narrow. However, when his brother is targeted ... See full summary »

Writer: George Ferris | Director: Alex Wright | Stars: Peter Weller, Bryan Brown, Angus Macfadyen, Gérard Rudolf

41. Nobody Lives Forever (1946)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Ex-GI Nick Blake gets involved in a scheme to fleece a rich young widow, but finds himself falling for her for real, much to the displeasure of his racketeer cohorts.

Writer: W.R. Burnett | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: John Garfield, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Walter Brennan, Faye Emerson

42. Midas Run (1969)

M | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A veteran secret service officer from Britain hijacks a government shipment of $15 million of gold out of an irritation for never being knighted.

Writers: Ronald Austin, James D. Buchanan, Berne Giler | Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Fred Astaire, Richard Crenna, Anne Heywood, Ralph Richardson

43. World on Fire (2005)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A group of self-proclaimed anarchists become obsessed with the Symbionese Liberation Army's 1974 abduction of Patricia Hearst and attempt to kidnap the daughter of a senator.

Writer: Donald Likovich | Director: Donald Likovich | Stars: Richard Anders, Lori Enterline, Jim Hendren, Kris Kamm

44. Stolen Heart (1998)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A trio of small-time hoods decide to go for the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich self-help guru. The kidnapping goes awry and the whole group find themselves in the midst of a ... See full summary »

Writer: Terry O'Brien | Director: Terry O'Brien | Stars: Lisa Ryder, Randy Hughson, Christopher Healey, James Gatto

45. Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)

Unrated | 57 min | Adventure, Mystery

5.8
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Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Herman C. McNeile | Director: Louis King | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

46. Zigzag (1997)

R | Action

4.5
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Jacob and Sierra, two poor rural types, decide to solve their problems by kidnapping Maria, the governor's daughter. Things begin to go awry, however, when Maria's father witnesses the ... See full summary »

Writer: Dan Reed | Director: Allen Nause | Stars: Dan Reed, Kim Kopf, Nicol Zanzarella

47. The Hold-Up (2001)

87 min | Comedy

6.0
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Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to ... See full summary »

Writer: Luis Marías | Director: Eva Lesmes | Stars: Adriana Ozores, Malena Alterio, Maribel Verdú, Carmen Maura

48. The Repo Man (2010)

21 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.9
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David Cross makes a living as a Repo Man, but when he takes a car belonging to the bad guys, his wife is kidnapped and he has to do what he can to save her.

Writer: Ray Martinez | Director: Ray Martinez | Stars: Will Alamo, Ray Martinez, Tiffany Gans, Stephanie Ann Stockdale

49. Puzzle (2006)

91 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially ... See full summary »

Writers: Tae-kyung Kim, Yeo-su Yun | Director: Tae-kyung Kim | Stars: Seok-cheon Hong, Jin-mo Ju, Ha-Kyun Kim, Hyun-sung Kim

50. Loaded Deck (2014)

23 min | Short, Action, Crime | Completed

Four professional bank robbers have just pulled a flawless heist but somewhere along the way the money has disappeared. Over the usual weekly game of poker, they begin to turn on each other as they narrow down who has taken their prize.

Writers: Paul Heyduck, Grant Moore, Daniel Floren | Director: Grant Moore | Stars: Daniel Floren, Anna Guarino, Brice Barnard, Dylan Lovett