A reclusive man sets out for justice and redemption when three troublesome teens kill his dog for no good reason.

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Mrs. McCormack
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An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means available to him. Written by Anonymous

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They should have told the truth.

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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20 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rastros de Vingança  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,176 (USA) (8 August 2008)

Gross:

$3,176 (USA) (8 August 2008)
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Lucky McKee was the original director and had been shooting for weeks when he was fired and replaced by Trygve Allister Diesen for unknown reasons. Angela Bettis (a frequent McKee collaborator) was also attached to the project, playing the role of 'Carrie', but was fired and replaced by Kim Dickens for, again, unknown reasons. See more »

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Mr. McCormack: You know, I don't need any lectures from you. My boys are my boys, and I'll handle 'em any way I see fit, okay? If you're gonna sue me, just go ahead and do it. It'll cause me some embarrassment in some places and... but it won't hurt me very... very much.
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Referenced in Teen Wolf: The Tell (2011) See more »

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Written by Rick Garcia and Rene Reyes
Performed by THE GREEN CAR MOTEL
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Red delivers in Spades
11 October 2008 | by (United Kingdom, Colchester.) – See all my reviews

After reading lots of positive reviews on RED, I kind of knew it was going to be good..And it was.

It's kind of like the defender who plays well all season but does'nt get the player of the year award!

A brilliant film, but because it has'nt got special effects or a mega star cast it will not get the push it needs to hit the cinemas, but let me tell you. RED hits the spot.

It' about an oldish guy (played splendidly by Brian Cox) whose only buddy is his 14 year old dog called RED. One day out fishing with Red, three young guys turn up and harass him and eventually shoot Red dead.

So now Brian Cox' character wants justice, but two of the guys whose killed Reds' dad is the towns main man, Cox wants revenge!

Basically thats the plot, so simple, but so effective!

No blood and guts, No special effects...Just a brilliant film, no matter what genre you like. You just can't not like this film.


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