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Release Date:
7 February 1997 (South Africa) See more »
A crime to get in, murder to get out. (US Box Cover) See more »
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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

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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:
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"The Boys Club" trailer was aired on the Prevue Channel in 1997 or 1998.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 »
Luke Cooper:They're good guys, but no one cares. Your friends, they don't care, they're good guys but they really don't care if you're a pilot. Your school they don't care, your family, it sounds like they want you to fail, so why care about them, why care what they think?
Kyle:I don't know.
Luke Cooper:No one cared about me when I grew up; I can tell you that. You know what I learned about the world? You do unto others, you eat what you kill and that's what life is.
Kyle:You're not a cop are you?
Luke Cooper:Your friends say that?
Kyle:No, no one just... just me kinda.
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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 Jake?
What happened to Megan?
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Third act is redeeming... first 2 are watchable, 19 September 2012
Author: WakenPayne from Valhalla

John Fawcett in my opinion is a competent director and would like to see more of his work.

This movie for the first 2 thirds is basically about these three teenage boys who hang out at an old derelict house, they find a cop (or so he says) who is in need of their help.

What I will say about this movie is that the first hour or so of the thing is basically build-up. After that the movie actually gets pretty good. My one complaint about the build-up is you NEVER feel it until it actually happens.

So all in all a good Canadian film.

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