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Shoot or Be Shot (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  25 January 2002 (USA)
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An escaped mental patient holds a film crew hostage and forces them to film his screenplay.

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Harvey Wilkes
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Jack Yeager
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Quickie Mart Owner (as San Jay)
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Plaid Shirted Guy
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An escaped mental patient holds a film crew hostage and forces them to film his screenplay.

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some crude humor, violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Introspective look at indie film making
26 April 2002 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

After going to the premier in Texas, I enjoyed the movie. Sure it could use a bit of tightening but the dialog was witty to sarcastic.

Hamlin and Shatner delivered solid performances. I have friends and family working in independent film and they completely got into this movie. Sad new folks.. those people really are crazy.. The major question is what is crazy in relation to film making.


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