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The Gatekeeper (2002)

 -  Drama  -  1 March 2002 (USA)
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Adam Fields is a rage-filled U.S. Border Patrol Agent who often crosses the line in his job. A member of a vigilante group, Fields decides to go undercover with a hidden camera and cross ... See full summary »

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John Carlos Frey ...
Adam Fields
Michelle Agnew ...
Eva Ramirez
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Lenora
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Vance Johnson
Joe Pascual ...
Jose
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Peter Randolph
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Jack Green
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Jennifer McGregory
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Juan Eduardo Gonzalez ...
Drug Boss
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Carlos
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Jorje munuz
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Border Patrol Agent
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Adam Fields is a rage-filled U.S. Border Patrol Agent who often crosses the line in his job. A member of a vigilante group, Fields decides to go undercover with a hidden camera and cross with a group of undocumented immigrants. His plan goes awry, however, when the group is forced to work for a drug ring. Suddenly, Fields realizes that he has more in common with the migrants and their search for home, family and freedom than he thought. Written by <gatekeeperfilm@aol.com>

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Rated R for language, violence including a rape, sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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$4,027 (USA) (18 July 2003)

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$309,941 (USA) (7 May 2004)
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The Art Department built such a convincing Meth Lab for the film the local police raided it, thinking it was real. See more »

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28 October 2003 | by (San Francisco, Ca) – See all my reviews

Ok, this is not a great film. It was shot on digital video in 18 days, with a budget of 200,000. However I scored this a 9, because it has more heart and passion than anything Hollywood has put out lately. It should be seen by everyone, especially if you live in a border state. It starts off with some truly awkward racist remarks that will make you squirm. Honestly, I was at first turned off and considered leaving. But stick with it, because after about 15 minutes you will be hooked. Low budget be damned. The director actor star should be applauded and rewarded for bringing this labor of compassion to the screen. It is an important issue, and my eyes were opened.


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