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Knockaround Guys -- In this action-packed adventure, four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.
Knockaround Guys -- The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.
Knockaround Guys -- The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.


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Writers (WGA):
Brian Koppelman (written by) &
David Levien (written by)
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11 October 2002 (USA) See more »
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Directed by
Brian Koppelman 
David Levien 
Writing credits
Brian Koppelman (written by) &
David Levien (written by)

Produced by
Lawrence Bender .... producer
Michael De Luca .... executive producer
Julie Kirkham .... co-producer
Brian Koppelman .... producer
David Levien .... producer
Brian Witten .... executive producer
Stan Wlodkowski .... executive producer
Original Music by
Clint Mansell 
Cinematography by
Tom Richmond 
Film Editing by
David Moritz 
Casting by
Laurel Smith 
Production Design by
Lester Cohen 
Art Direction by
Kei Ng 
Set Decoration by
Carolyn 'Cal' Loucks 
Costume Design by
Beth Pasternak 
Makeup Department
Sylvain Cournoyer .... makeup department head
Production Management
Mark Graziano .... post-production supervisor
Jim Powers .... production manager
Jay Vinitsky .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jennifer Deathe .... second assistant director
John Kerr .... trainee assistant director
Michal Page .... assistant director
Michael Pitt .... second assistant director: New York
Andrew Shea .... first assistant director
Art Department
Peter Allburn .... camera scenic: New York
Gordon Brown .... head painter
Tim C Campbell .... camera scenic artist: Calgary
Carlos Caneca .... lead man
Sheila Church .... art department coordinator
Cathy Cowan .... additional art director
Danielle Fleury .... assistant set decorator
Jason Hamilton .... set dresser
Rick Janzen .... key scenic artist
Donald "DAY" Kornegay .... art department assistant
Mark O'Donoghue .... carpenter
Vic Rigler .... property master
Dwayne Smolnicky .... first assistant decorator
Phillip Tellez .... construction coordinator
Shawn Thomas .... graphic designer
Gary Wattson .... set dresser: New York
Abbie Weinberg .... third assistant art director
Sound Department
Brian Basham .... adr recordist
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer
Bryan Bowen .... sound effects editor
John Cannon .... second assistant sound editor
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer
Eric Flickinger .... sound recordist
Douglas Ganton .... production sound mixer
Scott Martin Gershin .... supervising sound editor
Nerses Gezalyan .... sound mixer
Michael Keller .... sound re-recording mixer
Anna MacKenzie .... adr supervisor
Brian Miksis .... sound mixer: New York
Thomas O'Neil Younkman .... first assistant sound editor
Mark Ormandy .... additional sound
William Sarokin .... sound mixer: New York
David Stanke .... assistant sound editor
Ron Stermac .... cable person
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist
Greg Zimmerman .... foley recordist
Special Effects by
Tomas Hartl .... special effects technician
James Kozier .... special effects technician: Alberta unit
Ray McMillan .... front projection
Leo Wieser .... first assistant special effects coordinator: Toronto
Leo Wieser .... special effects assistant
Leo Wieser .... special effects coordinator: Alberta
Visual Effects by
Shane Kinnear .... executive producer: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Bob Munroe .... visual effects supervisor
Mark Sawicki .... optical camera
Barb Shaw .... visual effects coordinator: CORE Digital Pictures
Guy Bews .... stunt unit
Steve Lucescu .... stunt coordinator
Kevin Rushton .... stunt double
Wayne Wells .... stunt rigger
Camera and Electrical Department
Scotty Allan .... gaffer
Michelle Beaudette .... first assistant camera
Braden Belmonte .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, New York
Sam Bojin .... best boy electric
Renzo Spirit Buffalo .... assistant camera
Ciaran Copelin .... first assistant camera
Brad Crosbie .... second assistant camera
Tim Davis .... video assist operator
Michael Ginsburg .... still photographer: USA
Chris Hammond .... best boy electric: New York
Martin Keough .... rigging gaffer
Mike Kirilenko .... key grip
Marek Krawczyk .... electrician
Tim Merkel .... Steadicam operator
Alan Millar .... electrician
Michael Proscia Jr. .... gaffer
Mark Proscia .... electrician: New York
Ron Renzetti .... dolly grip
Richard Rutkowski .... director of photography: second unit
Mark Schmidt .... assistant camera: second unit
Rick D. Schmidt .... rigging grip: Alberta
Takashi Seida .... still photographer
Christopher G. Sprague .... lamp operator: Alberta
Scott Storm .... grip
Greg Williams .... video supervisor
Casting Department
Robin D. Cook .... casting: Canada
Larissa Giroux .... casting assistant: Canada
Alyson Lockwood .... casting: extras, Calgary
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ann Henshaw .... costume supervisor
Aissatou Parks .... set costumer
Marcia Scott .... costume set supervisor
Mia Sturup .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Diane Brunjes .... assistant editor
John Cameron .... first assistant editor
Todd Desrosiers .... apprentice editor
Jennifer Dubin .... post-production assistant
Bob McMillian .... color timer
Daniel R. Padgett .... first assistant film editor
Paul Parsons .... assistant editor
Chris Patterson .... assistant editor
Michael Struk .... assistant editor
John Dowdell .... hd colorist (uncredited)
Michael Hatzer .... final color timer (uncredited)
Music Department
Bob Bowen .... music coordinator
Buck Damon .... music supervisor
Jonathan Karp .... music editor
Stephen Krause .... scoring mixer
Amanda Scheer-Demme .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Ron Annabelle .... picture cars captain: Toronto
Stewart Mitchel .... driver captain: Toronto
Coleman Robinson .... transportation coordinator
Dave Staples .... transportation coordinator: Toronto
Other crew
Brian E. Alexander .... assistant to director: post-production
Gerry Alfonso .... payroll accountant
Samantha Armstrong .... script supervisor
Sarah Ashton .... construction bookkeeper
Lynell Bangs .... production accountant
Jane Barrer .... location manager
Bob Bedard .... head chef
Dana Belcastro .... production executive
Leslie Cowan .... production coordinator: Alberta
Marty Dejczak .... location manager
Johnny Egan .... production assistant
Lynn Foster .... production secretary
James Fraser .... assistant to producer
Steven Gorel .... publicity intern
Marie-Claude Harnois .... production coordinator
John Brian King .... title designer (as Brian King)
Michael Kruk .... production assistant: Alberta
Sean Longley .... key craft services
Andrew Matthews .... financial consultant
David McIlroy .... assistant location manager
Louise Muskala .... assistant: Mr. Koppelman, Mr. Levien
Tom Nicholls .... location production assistant
Stephanie Pecuch .... assistant: Dana Belcastro (as Stephanie Pecuch-Cathell)
Jess Platt .... dialect coach
Georg Schmithüsen .... assistant location manager
Susan Schrader .... first assistant accountant: Alberta
Keith Sly .... lead man: Alberta
Andy Storey .... aerial ground supporter: Toronto
Jeff Swafford .... assistant: Mr. Bender
David M. Taylor .... accounting clerk
Dave Tommasini .... aerial coordinator: Toronto
Dave Tommasini .... helicopter pilot: Toronto
Bruce Toy .... chef
Lisa Ungarian .... trainee production coordinator: Alberta
Nick Veziris .... gun wrangler
Zane .... post-production accountant
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
Howard Samuelsohn .... dialect coach (uncredited)
Seth Jaret .... special thanks

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Rated R for violence, language and some drug use
92 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Although production wrapped in late 1999, the movie sat on the shelf for nearly three years before it was finally released.See more »
Continuity: While in the hotel room as Matty and Taylor are watching the hunting show, the ice bucket Taylor is soaking his hand in disappears between shots.See more »
Taylor:That's about the only thing you can count on in this life, there's nobody that wouldn't hurt you... if it helped them.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features "The Sopranos" (1999)See more »
Not Dark YetSee more »


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26 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
Watch Your Back, 25 April 2003
Author: siciliangirl_02 from Illinois

Patience is the key element in watching a mafia movie. "Knockaround Guys" didn't require any patience for me, and I was hooked at the first scene. This movie gives a formal description of friend and enemy. Who exactly is the real "bad guy" in a mafia movie? In most mafia movies it is quite obvious who the bad guy is, but this one will keep the viewer guessing. Berry Pepper plays the son of a well-known gangster. He, however, does not want to follow in the footsteps of his father. Peppers character's name is Matty Demaret, and he wants to be a sports caster. He has no luck finding a job because people know of his father's past. So, after a bombing interview , Matty decides that working for his father may be the only way for him to make a living, but Matty's father and uncle beg to differ. They believe Matty doesn't have what it takes to be in the mafia. After he convinces his father that he's got what it takes, his father gives him a job. Matty tells his father that he and his friend Johnny Marbles (Seth Green) will go out on their mission to collect money. Marbles flies planes, so he will be able to fly to collect the money. He was given strict orders to come straight back to Matty with the cash, but Marbles gets side tracked. He stops to get gas at a small airport, and leaves the bag unattended. The bag ends up getting into the hands of the sheriff, and he wants to keep the money for himself. Matty then calls his other two friends in to help. Chris Scarpa (Andrew Davoli)who is a sweet talking mob wanna be, and Taylor Reese (Vin Diesel) is the only one is the whole movie who actually looked and acted like a real gangster. The four boys travel to a small town in hopes of finding the money. Matty knows that if he doesn't get that money back, his father will be dead, and he will be a failure. This movie makes the viewer not want to take their eyes off the screen. I was very surprised at who was the real bad guy behind the plot. I think that anyone who watches this movie will be shocked at all the twist and turns. I would recommend this movie to anyone, because it was very easy to follow. I enjoyed this film.

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