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Live Free or Die (2006)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 11 March 2006 (USA)
Lackluster criminals look to pull a job in the Granite State.

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Cast

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Marcus (as Peter Tambakis)
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Trucker
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Jeff Lagrand
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Cashier (as Jeffrey J. Maroun)
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Hesh
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Larry
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Todd Thomas
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Chief Monson
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Lt. Putney
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Sharon (as Tracy Smith)
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Oldfield
Adam LaFramboise ...
Ted
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Donna
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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>

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Comedy | Crime

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

Opening Weekend:

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

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$12,706 (USA) (6 April 2007)
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Trivia

"Live Free Or Die" is New Hampshire's (the granite state) motto. See more »

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When "Rugged" arrives at the ServiStar Lambert Supply Co. Inc., you can see a person get into the drivers seat as "Rugged" exits the van. The van is supposed to be unoccupied and rolling backward due to faulty brakes. See more »

Quotes

Lagrand: Ooo... Ice.
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References UFC 1: The Beginning (1993) See more »

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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
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Quirky and Amusing
25 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Small town quirky characters and absurd situations. Aaron Stanford's performance, "Rugged", reminds me somewhat of Steve Buscemi, sort of nervous, hot-tempered, puny, and swaggering.

I agree with a previous comment that Paul Schneider's character does remind me of Will Ferrell.

Not a lot happens in parts of this little movie, but that seems to reflect several independent films.

I loved seeing the setting of New Hampshire, since I lived there for a year. The only thing that was missing was the authentic New Hampshire accents.


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