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After his ex-wife dies in a fall from her balcony, PoliceSgt. Henry Smovinsky gets custody of his troubled teenage son... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Eric Roberts ... Henry Smovinsky

Jacob Tierney ... Adam Compton

Eliza Roberts ... Maggie Furness

Jayne Heitmeyer ... Katie Compton
Jack Langedijk ... Lt. Lido
Lynne Adams ... Sally
Frank Schorpion ... Dennis

Larry Day ... Burnett
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Gouchy Boy ... Arresting officer
Andy Bradshaw ... Cop in Gym
Andrew Campbell ... Pimp

Fernando Chien ... Hawkeye

Guido Cocomello ... Bip
Irene Contogiorgis ... Kid at Convenience Store
Norris Domingue ... Ticket Seller
Patrick Fenelus ... Snake
Babs Gadbois ... Mrs. Bradley
Julia Garland ... Emily

Alain Goulem ... Danny

Serge Houde ... Captain Balfour

Don Jordan ... Mookie
Una Kay ... Neighbour
Aurélie Laforest ... Tiger
Mary Morter ... Homeless Woman
Michel Perron ... Store Owner
David Siscoe ... Kowalchuk

Kwasi Songui ... Officer Whitaker
Kim Temple ... Young Lady Cop
Pierre-Carl Trudeau ... Man on Balcony

Lisa Wegner ... Woman on Balcony

Russell Yuen ... Forensic Investigator

Directed by
Douglas Jackson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Karl Schiffman 

Produced by
Robert E. Baruc .... executive producer (as Robert Baruc)
Tom Berry .... producer
Mary M. Bradley .... co-executive producer
Richard O. Lowry .... executive producer
Elissa McBride .... co-producer
William Webb .... executive producer
Stefan Wodoslawsky .... producer
Original Music by
Milan Kymlicka 
Cinematography by
Georges Archambault 
Film Editing by
Claude Palardy 
Casting by
Andrea Kenyon 
Myriam Vézina 
Production Design by
Csaba András Kertész 
Art Direction by
Csaba András Kertész 
Kristie LaFontaine 
Costume Design by
Suzana Fischer 
Makeup Department
Bryon Callaghan .... makeup artist
Trevor Cripps .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Karl Archambault .... unit manager
Renaud Mathieu .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robbie Ditchburn .... first assistant director (as Robert Ditchburn)
Josée Lachance .... second assistant director
Jean-Sébastien Lord .... third assistant director
Art Department
Daniel Juneau .... assistant property master
Julie Robert .... property master
Tim Walton .... property master
Special Effects by
Ryal Cosgrove .... special effects
Trevor Cripps .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
René Fréchette .... second assistant camera
Mark Hoffman .... first assistant camera
Bruno Philip .... camera operator: second unit
Boris Roy .... assistant camera: second unit
Casting Department
Randi Wells .... extras casting
Location Management
Ric Nish .... location manager
Philipe Perrier .... location scout
Sylvain Vary .... location manager
Transportation Department
Collin Butrum .... picture car coordinator
Collin Butrum .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Daniel Boudreau .... production assistant
Luc Bouthillier .... production assistant
Martha Fernandez .... production coordinator
Deverin Karol .... production executive
Sylvie Laurin .... production administrator
Julie Matlin .... production secretary
Kim Temple .... production coordinator

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Rated R for some sexuality, violence, language and drug use
93 min
Sound Mix:
Germany:16 | UK:15 (subscription TV rating) | USA:R
Filming Locations:

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Maggie Furness is played by 'Roberts, Eric''s real-life wife, Eliza.See more »
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Father / Son .... relationships 101, 11 August 2010
Author: merklekranz from United States

Ugh! In a film about a high priced call girl's murder, you would expect a high sleaze factor. Well that isn't the case. What you get is an estranged father (Eric Roberts) and son (Jacob Tierney) bonding movie. There is the usual friction and pretty much nothing happens until a very convoluted police investigation commences. Unfortunately "Dead End" telegraphs everything, and is astonishingly predictable. Shoddy police work aside, there isn't much here to grab onto. Ultimately the lack of believability becomes unbearable, and you will be reaching for the fast forward button. This is for Eric Roberts completests only. Others beware ! - MERK

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