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Live Free or Die (2006)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 11 March 2006 (USA)
1:53 | Trailer
Lackluster criminals look to pull a job in the Granite State.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcus (as Peter Tambakis)
Jeff Lagrand
Jeffrey Maroun ...
Cashier (as Jeffrey J. Maroun)
Todd Thomas
Chief Monson
Lt. Putney
Tracy M. Smith ...
Sharon (as Tracy Smith)
Adam LaFramboise ...


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


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


Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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


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Release Date:

11 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zeis eleftheros i pethaineis...  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


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


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Funny Movie, hopefully headed for the big time.
31 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Last night I decided to go to a movie at the Woods Hole Film Festival. Live Free or Die grabbed my attention, so I blindly went in, hoping for a mediocre movie. The Film Festival is good, but my expectations are never that high. Boy how I was wrong. Written and directed by two former writers from Seinfeld, this movie was wonderfully funny and of a professional quality. It was impossible to believe that they only had one camera and less than $2 million! It was like watching a big name Hollywood picture, except without all the crap product placements. If you have a chance to see this movie, do it. They hope to at least do a New England or a college release, but I sincerely hope that it gets a wider distribution.

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