MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,130 this week

Live Free or Die (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  11 March 2006 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 2,317 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 30 critic

Lackluster criminals look to pull a job in the Granite State.

Directors:

,
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 31 Aug 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 27 Oct 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 24 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1064 titles
created 07 Sep 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Live Free or Die" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Live Free or Die (2006)

Live Free or Die (2006) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Live Free or Die.
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Small-town love story of a young man with a reputation for womanizing and his best friend's sister.

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson
Live Free or Die (TV Series 2014)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

"Live Free or Die" Looks deep into a group of 5 individuals trying to live free and "Re-wild themselves going against the grain in a modern age. To varying degrees leave the technical world... See full summary »

The New Guy (2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A high school senior branded uncool in the ninth grade gets himself expelled so he changes his image to cool kid at the town's other high school.

Director: Ed Decter
Stars: DJ Qualls, Lyle Lovett, Eliza Dushku
Big Trouble (2002)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The lives of several Miami denizens, from ad agents to gunrunners to street thugs to law enforcement to school-children, intersect with humorous and dangerous results.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Stars: Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Stanley Tucci
Manic (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Lyle Jensen is subject to sudden and violent outbursts, and he is committed to the juvenile wing of the Northwood Mental Institution. Several other youths are there with a variety of ... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Melamed
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Bacall, Zooey Deschanel
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.

Director: Jesse Peretz
Stars: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel
The Go-Getter (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.

Director: Martin Hynes
Stars: Lou Taylor Pucci, Zooey Deschanel, M. Ward
Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In this hilarious tweaking of the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea", Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to ... See full summary »

Director: Kathleen Marshall
Stars: Carol Burnett, Brittany Gray, Tracey Ullman
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A thirtysomething slacker suspects his parents of setting him up with his dream girl so he'll finally vacate their home.

Director: Tom Dey
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Bates
Raving (2007)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In New York City, a young woman forms a curious bond with a lonely older man after they encounter one another on a street corner.

Director: Julia Stiles
Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Bill Irwin, Michael Wright
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Jesse Wigutow
Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jonathon Maggio
Havin' a Summah (Video 2010)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Neil Mahoney
Stars: Howard Kremer, Neil Campbell, Paul Danke
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Marcus (as Peter Tambakis)
...
Trucker
...
Jeff Lagrand
Jeffrey Maroun ...
Cashier (as Jeffrey J. Maroun)
...
Hesh
...
Larry
...
Todd Thomas
...
Chief Monson
...
Lt. Putney
...
Tracy M. Smith ...
Sharon (as Tracy Smith)
R.E. Rodgers ...
Oldfield
Adam LaFramboise ...
Ted
...
Donna
Edit

Storyline

It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows revenge, pouring brake fluid in the man's water supply. When the man dies from unrelated causes, Rugged and his side-kick, the even dimmer Jeff, try to cover up what they think is murder. One bad decision begets another. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language including sex references | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zeis eleftheros i pethaineis...  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$8,875 (USA) (30 March 2007)

Gross:

$12,706 (USA) (6 April 2007)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The kid who reports buying stolen speakers to the police identifies himself as "Todd Thompkins" in the movie, but is listed as "Todd Thomas" in the credits. See more »

Quotes

Lagrand: Ooo... Ice.
See more »

Connections

References UFC 1: The Beginning (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Summer's Gonna Be My Girl
Written by Bobby Harlow, John Krautner, Christopher Fachini
Performed by The Go
Courtesy of Peacock Angel Publishing, Rhythm King Music, North Star Media
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fans of Deadpan--Boon! Non-Fans of Deadpan--Bomb.
13 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Taste is a funny thing. What one person considers hilarious may well leave another person desperately wishing for something else...anything else. I've seen a lot of indie movies claiming to be "hilarious", and left them depressed, wondering where the comedy actually was.

This movie actually tickled my funny-bone on more than one occasion. I don't think the "mass of men" would have the necessary twist-of-sensibility to appreciate the often subtle comedic aspects of it, and that's just a fact of life. It doesn't mean the detractors are lacking in intelligence...it just means that everybody has his/her own unique taste.

That said, I found this movie to be quite a fun ride. Paul Schneider, I admit, was the great big selling point for me. Every scene he was in made me giggle, and, on occasion, roll upon the floor grasping my sides. Low humor? Maybe, but not entirely.

The rest of it was funny for me in a somewhat cerebral way, possibly. I'm a fan of good, clever, sly, ironic writing, and "Live Free or Die" was certainly chock full of that. Anyway, if your sense of humor tends towards the off-beat, you might want to give this little fire-cracker of a movie a try. You won't regret it.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
New Hampshire monkey44
so boring, do not watch! freakyaye
is this movie any good? saniyababinski
where in nh? tigstg
Underrated otakt
Do You Have To Be From NH To 'Get' This Movie?? sdribble
Discuss Live Free or Die (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?