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Release Date:
7 February 1997 (South Africa) See more »
A crime to get in, murder to get out. (USA VHS/DVD) See more »
Three teenage boys in small-town Southern Ontario are thrilled when Luke Cooper, a mysterious American fugitive with a gunshot wound in his leg... See more » | Add synopsis »
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John Fawcett = The most underrated & under respected director of all time. See more (15 total) »


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Directed by
John Fawcett 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Doug Smith  story
Peter Wellington  screenplay

Produced by
Greg Dummett .... producer
John Fremes .... executive producer
Lael McCall .... executive producer
Tim O'Brien .... producer
Original Music by
Jeff Bird 
Michael Timmins 
Cinematography by
Thom Best 
Film Editing by
Susan Maggi 
Casting by
John Buchan 
Production Design by
Taavo Soodor 
Art Direction by
Lisa Lev 
Set Decoration by
Alexandra Hooper  (as Alex Hooper)
Costume Design by
Aline Gilmore 
Makeup Department
Anne Marie Gough .... make-up and hair assistant
Deborah Williams .... key make-up
Production Management
Jill Franklin .... post-production supervisor
Gregor Hutchison .... post-production supervisor
Rob Iveson .... production manager
Eric Norlen .... executive in charge of production: Alliance Communications
Deborah Patz .... assistant production manager (as Deborah S. Patz)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Neil Huhta .... first assistant director
Neil Huhta .... second unit director
James Morris .... third assistant director
Marek Posival .... second assistant director
Art Department
Richard Armstrong .... art department assistant
David Barkley .... art department assistant
Jeremy Hindle .... art department assistant
David Kalef .... art department assistant
Greg Lev .... graphic designer
Andrij Molodecky .... property master
Vincenzo Natali .... storyboard artist
Steven Rabbetts .... lead set dresser (as Stephen Rabbetts)
Jessica Reid .... art department assistant
Mario Scattaloni .... swing
David Telep .... art department assistant
Rick Thurston .... art department assistant
Sound Department
Fred Brennan .... dialogue editor
Sue Conley .... adr editor
Sue Conley .... dialogue editor
Christian T. Cooke .... adr re-recording engineer (as Chris Cooke)
Kandi Dibley .... adr supervisor: Vancouver
Christopher Donaldson .... sound effects assistant
Henry Embry .... production sound mixer
Jim Eustace .... foley assistant
Joan Giammarco .... adr supervisor: Los Angeles
Ben Gilchrist .... assistant dialogue editor
Daniel Hamood .... assistant dialogue editor
Daniel Hamood .... sound effects assistant (as Dan Hamood)
Jack Heeren .... adr re-recording engineer
Robin Leigh .... dialogue editor
David McCallum .... sound effects editor
Karie Richards .... sound effects assistant
David Rose .... foley recordist (as Dave Rose)
John Sievert .... foley artist
Lou Solakofski .... re-recording engineer
Orest Sushko .... re-recording engineer
Alan Zielonko .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects
Dan Belley .... stunt double: Kyle
Dan Belley .... stunts
Eric Bryson .... stunt double: Luke
Danny Lima .... stunt double: Jake
John Stoneham Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Bryan Thomas .... stunt double: Jake
Bryan Thomas .... stunts
Matthew Vanhart .... stunt double: Brad (as Mathew Van Hart)
Camera and Electrical Department
François Balcaen .... key grip
Christian Drennan .... grip
Edward Garkavi .... camera trainee (as Ed Garkavi)
Michael Gibson .... still photographer
Colin Hoult .... camera operator: second unit
Colin Hoult .... focus puller
Alexis Hurtado .... electrician
Dennis Kane .... gaffer
David Mason .... best boy grip (as Dave Mason)
Rob Matassa .... best boy electric (as Robert Matassa)
Jeff McCartney .... grip
Ken Pickett .... grip
Sean Skarupa .... generator operator
Brad Vos .... first assistant camera: 'a' camera, second unit
Brad Vos .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Zac Crane .... casting assistant
Julia Tait .... casting assistant (as Julia Tate)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christina Sang .... wardrobe assistant
Shannon Wilson .... wardrobe mistress
Editorial Department
Christopher Donaldson .... second assistant editor
Kevin Downer .... post-production assistant
Samantha Dubiel .... post-production coordinator
Ricardo Olivero .... color timer
Joyce Poon .... first assistant editor (as Joycelyn Poon)
Kevin Rollins .... second assistant editor
Barbara Swift .... negative cutter (as Barb Swift)
Music Department
Jeff Bird .... music arranger
Jeff Bird .... music producer
Jeff Bird .... musician
Ron Proulx .... music supervisor
Jane Tattersall .... music editor
Michael Timmins .... music arranger
Michael Timmins .... music producer
Michael Timmins .... musician
Peter Timmins .... musician: drums
Janet York .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Brian Clark .... driver captain
Christy Feeney .... driver
Craig Harkins .... driver
Michael Lloyd .... driver
Dean Owen .... driver: Mr. Penn
Chuck Vergara .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Joanne Barrington .... production assistant
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... gun wrangler (as Frenchie Berger)
Anne Borkowski .... office production assistant
Michael Bradley .... security officer
Dean Davis .... production assistant
Horst Ehricht .... gun wrangler
Shirley Granger .... production accountant
Lon J. Hall .... legal affairs
Carol Harrison .... production secretary
Matti Huhta .... production assistant
Ananda Ishiuri .... production assistant
Jennifer Iveson .... location assistant
Cameron Kuc .... production assistant
Ben Kukkee .... security officer
Mark Logan .... location manager
Donald MacGillivray .... financing
Robert Manson .... production assistant
Nick Markou .... caterer
Gus Opoku .... financing
David Porter .... craft service
Daniela Saioni .... script supervisor
Tracey Savein .... location scout
Corey Scott .... craft service
Lisa Shamata .... unit publicist
Eric T. Snyder .... location scout (as Erik Snyder)
Matt Thorne .... security officer
Bob Walker .... security officer
Justine Whelan .... set production assistant
Juliet Wintrobe .... security officer
Suzanne Berger .... thanks
John Buchan .... thanks
Semi Chellas .... thanks
Todd Cherniawsky .... thanks
David Cooke .... thanks
Mike Countache .... thanks
Tecca Crosby .... thanks
Steven DeNure .... thanks
Dave Deslauriers .... thanks
Stan Ford .... thanks
Beryl Fox .... thanks
John Fremes .... thanks
Rod Haykin .... thanks
Joe Hobel .... thanks
Neil Huhta .... thanks
Steve Mayhew .... thanks
John Morayniss .... thanks
Eric Norlen .... thanks
Bob Presner .... thanks
Karen Walton .... thanks
David Wellington .... thanks
Gorden Woodside .... thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Killing Town" - Japan (English title) (video title)
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Rated R for violence including a scene of sexual intimidation, language and some nude pin-ups
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA | Canada:14A (British Columbia/Alberta/Ontario) (video rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (video rating) | Denmark:15 (video rating) | Germany:16 (video rating) | Iceland:16 | Ireland:15 | Netherlands:16 (video rating) | Portugal:M/12 | Russia:16+ (DVD rating) | Spain:13 (video rating) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:R

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If you look at the acceptance letter that Kyle's Dad gives him, you see that Kyle's full name is Kyle McLarea.See more »
Continuity: In the scene where Luke is washing his hair if you look closely between shots you will see the soap in his hair slowly disappear even though you don't hear the sound of the water from the bucket that Eric is dumping over Luke's head.See more »
Liquor Store Manager:I said you'll have to leave or we'll call the police.
Kyle:Oh, relax OK?
Liquor Store Manager:That's it Barney, call the police.
Eric:Yeah, Barney cuz you got first big guy? Hey ah, do you like this? *points to the bottle of whine*
Liquor Store Manager:Put the bottle back, sir.
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What is the name of the Alcoholic drink the boys share when Megan comes into the club house?
What happened to Megan?
Is 'The Boys Club' based on a book?
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John Fawcett = The most underrated & under respected director of all time., 4 August 2012
Author: Morbius Fitzgerald from Bailey Downs!

Wow. For a low budget thriller from Canada, am I allowed to say I was expecting less? Either way I'll say it. I was expecting at least a 6/10 with this film and it just blew all my expectations out of the water.

For a first feature length film as I said - wow. I won't reveal much about the plot but the less you know the better. The main attraction of this is the plot though, it gives itself a good twist. The first half is harmless and it has spots of humor. The second half is "okay they've sunk WAY TOO DEEP in this to get out. What the F#ck are they going to do?" The highlight performance is Chris Penn as Luke the cop (or at least we think he is) who is with them. The other 3 leads do their jobs very well and I can sort of see a theme Fawcett uses of teen angst(I won't expect that when I watch The Dark (2005) and I will watch that movie) on top of a rather hard situation to get out of. In this its a crime, in Ginger Snaps its becoming a werewolf.

Overall I highly recommend a viewing.

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