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Will is the kid-next-door, but is relentlessly terrorized by school bullies. Then the mysterious Chance eventually convinces Will that they should get a gun and take the bullies out: pull a Columbine.

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Nick Tagas ...
Will Nash
Jon Carlo Alvarez ...
Chance Holden
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Amanda Hunter (as Giovannie Pico)
Chris Ratti ...
Ian Blake
Ryon Nixon ...
Jason Clark
Matthew Gudenius ...
Caleb Neal
Jennifer Noble ...
Kristy Palmer
Daniel Timko ...
Brandon Holden
Eric Nygard ...
John Bailey
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Mr. Paulson
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Teacher (911 call)
Patrick M. Brady ...
Donald Nash (as Patrick Brady)
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Walsh Blake
Larry Brown ...
Robert Williams (Talk Show)
Rob Farrel ...
Steve Sanders (Talk Show)
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Will is the kid-next-door, but is relentlessly terrorized by school bullies. Then the mysterious Chance eventually convinces Will that they should get a gun and take the bullies out: pull a Columbine.

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A realistic story about high school bullying in a post-Columbine world...

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$500,000 (estimated)
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The motorcycle used and wrecked in the movie was director Brian Ging's personal bike which he sacrificed for the scene. It was to be wrecked in the film, but was accidentally wrecked by an actor riding it to set the day before shooting. The bike was fixed up quickly and only shot from the "good side" for its scenes in the film. See more »

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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Written by Paul MacLachlan
Performed by Paul MacLachlan with Alan Roble
Courtesy of Neveragain Recordings
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An excellent story that could be true anywhere
10 May 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This is an eye-opening story that goes inside the minds and lives of the characters to see what drives them to the brink and eventually over the edge. It has great character development and lets you see all aspects of their personalities. The movie flows well and never gets slow. It is a complete story with a great and surprising twist in the end. Brian does and excellent job directing this movie. He draws you in and keeps your attention throughout the entire movie. The characters were realistically portrayed, and very believable. I would recommend this movie to teenagers and parents or soon to be parents of teenagers, as well as anyone who likes a great drama.


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