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Conspiracy -- A must-have action-packed film about a retired Special Ops US Marine who must take matters into his own hands while investigating the disappearance of a friend in a violent border town.  Hardcore action, intense thrills and white-knuckle brutality result when corrupt officials bent on hiding the truth, force his hand to bloodshed.
Conspiracy -- This is the trailer for Conspiracy, starring Val Kilmer.


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Writers (WGA):
Adam Marcus (written by) &
Debra Sullivan (written by)
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A seasoned senior enlisted special operations (spec ops) United States Marine is wounded during combat operations in Iraq... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Val Kilmer ... MacPherson

Gary Cole ... Rhodes

Jennifer Esposito ... Joanna

Jay Jablonski ... Deputy Foster

Greg Serano ... Miguel
Stacy Marie Warden ... Carly

Christopher Gehrman ... E.B.

Bob Rumnock ... Bock
Scott Burkett ... Deputy Jefferson

Rene Mousseux ... Deputy Lee (as René Paul Mousseux)

David Frye ... Deputy Jenson
Adam Marcus ... Terry

Jeannine Cota ... Lucinda
Anthony Jordan Atler ... Reinol

Debra Sullivan ... Susie the Waitress

J.D. Garfield ... Victor

Steve Pena ... Francisco (as Steven Louis Pena)

John Kelly ... Foreman
Fredrick Lopez ... Mexican Man
Keanu Briones ... Juan Miguel

Anders Hasselblad ... Old Man
Sigfrido Salazar ... Ramone

Darren Dupree Washington ... Grunt #1 (as Darren Schnase)

Freddy John James ... Grunt #2 (as Freddy James)

Jude Lanston ... Sergeant (as Jude B. Lanston)
Scott Maguire ... Marine

Timothy D. Harris ... Medic (as Tim Harris)

Joseph Tuccio ... Iraqi Soldier (as Joey Tuccio)
Reynaldo Cantu ... General Abu al-Rawis (as Reynaldo 'Reggie' Cantu)

Alesia Riabenkova ... Beautiful Woman
Justin Ocksrider ... Boy #1

Anna Osceola ... Girl #1

Michelle Renee Allaire ... Blonde Woman (as Michelle Renée)
Tone Forrest ... Beggar (as Tone Forest)
Chad Henderson ... Border Cowboy #1

Michael Linstroth ... Border Cowboy #2 (as Mike Lindstroth)

Vivan Dugré ... Nurse Duncan

Keith Johnson ... Cowboy #5
Robert Cain ... Rhodes's Bodyguard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Battle ... Marine (uncredited)
Joe Manuel Gallegos Jr. ... Iraq Combat Marine (uncredited)
Brian Lorelle ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Daniel Thomas Murphy ... Bad Cowboy (uncredited)

Chris Ranney ... Cowboy Shot in the Head (uncredited)
Fred Resler ... White Collar Superviser (uncredited)

J. Nathan Simmons ... Victor's Friend (uncredited)

Girard Swan ... Marine First Lieutenant (uncredited)
Rick Thompson ... Cowboy with Shotgun (uncredited)
Scott C. Voss ... Man on Bus (uncredited)

Z. Ray Wakeman ... Border Cowboy (uncredited)

Tyler Williams ... Marine Corporal (uncredited)

Directed by
Adam Marcus 
Writing credits
Adam Marcus (written by) &
Debra Sullivan (written by)

Produced by
David Atherton .... associate producer
Gilbert Dumontet .... producer
Phillip B. Goldfine .... executive producer
Ira Posnansky .... producer
Benjamin Sacks .... line producer (as Benjamin F. Sacks)
Alison Semenza .... producer
Bryan S. Sexton .... associate producer
Original Music by
Sujin Nam 
Cinematography by
Ben Weinstein 
Film Editing by
Eric L. Beason 
Casting by
Jeff Gerrard 
Angelique Midthunder 
Production Design by
Gustav Alsina 
Art Direction by
RA Arancio-Parrain 
Set Decoration by
Wilhelm Pfau 
Makeup Department
David Atherton .... makeup artist: Mr. Kilmer
Sara Bozik .... hair department head
Sara Bozik .... makeup department head
Garnett Burk .... key hair stylist
Jennifer McDaniel .... additional makeup assistant
Sheila Trujillo-Gomez .... key makeup artist
Corey Welk .... additional makeup assistant
Danlee Winegar .... additional makeup assistant
Production Management
Armando Kirwin .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Randin Brown .... second second assistant director
John Esposito .... second unit director
G. Peter King .... second unit director
Jon Recher .... second assistant director
Joseph Suarez .... first assistant director
Art Department
Brett Andrews .... assistant property master
David D. Baumann .... property master
Severino Gonzales .... leadman
Steven Maes .... props graphic designer
Nichole Miller .... painter
Chris Painter .... set dresser
Rhonda Paynter .... on-set dresser
William Sauter .... art dept pa
Sound Department
Rodney Gurule .... production sound mixer
Stanley Kastner .... sound re-recording mixer
Doug Latislaw .... adr mixer
Donald Lyles .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Rick Owens .... foley artist
Brad Sokol .... assistant sound editor
Kyle Tilbury .... adr mixer
April Tucker .... adr mixer
Special Effects by
Compton Brodhead .... special effects technician
Scott Hastings .... special effects technician
Daniel Holt .... special effects technician
Margaret Johnson .... special effects foreman
Randy E. Moore .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Andy Clement .... visual effects supervisor
Jonathan Spencer Levy .... visual effects supervisor
Chuck Borden .... stunts
Laurence Chavez .... stunts
Edward A. Duran .... stunts
Edward A. Duran .... utility stunts
Al Goto .... stunts
Luca Ispirescu .... stunts
G. Peter King .... stunt coordinator
Rene Mousseux .... stunts
Derick Pritchard .... stunts
Con Schell .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Erick Castillo .... film loader
Beau Chaput .... Steadicam operator
Beau Chaput .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Scott Clark .... dolly grip
Dan Delgado .... gaffer
Ian Hanna .... grip
Tom Hutchinson .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Neil Jacobs .... still photographer
Stephen Mullen .... assistant chief lighting technician
Val Schubert .... key grip
Dale Glenn Waseta .... key video assist
Casting Department
Jill Dupont .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jesse Trevino .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Rick J. Brown .... colorist: dailies (as Rick Brown)
Eunice Choi .... post-production coordinator
Dennis Thorlaksen .... additional editor
Music Department
Young Jin Choi .... music scoring mixer
Greg De Belles .... composer: additional music
Drew DeAscentis .... music editor
Transportation Department
Greg Bronner .... transportation coordinator
Walter J. Russell .... driver: cast
Other crew
Ronald L. Carr .... location manager
Abby Casey .... assistant: Mr. Marcus
Roy DeMarco .... first assistant production accountant
Alex Gianopoulos .... maps maker
Coral Gonzalez-Inza .... set medic
Niki Hossack .... set production assistant
Jim Ivy .... set medic
Bill Kelman .... assistant location manager
Joanna Kennedy .... script supervisor
Heather Kilness .... set medic
Melanie Kirk .... production coordinator
Cherron Kofford .... production secretary
Ryan Lacen .... production assistant
Brian G. Lax .... key medic
David C. Olson .... assistant to producers (as David Olson)
Marcus Taylor .... key set production assistant
David E. Van Houten .... publicist
David E. Augustson .... armorer (uncredited)

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

On the Cover McPhearson uses a M-47 Shotgun, but never uses this Weapon in the Film.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Joanna comes into the diner she sets down her purse next to her. She leaves and walks past her purse on the counter.See more »
MacPherson:Tell Rhodes i'm bringing hell to god's countrySee more »
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Blues Over YouSee more »


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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
actually very good, 25 January 2009
Author: biffertron from Leeds, UK

oh dear, it seems that quite a few gung ho Americans don't like films that point out the way big companies thrive on war and make lots of money out of it by supplying the goods to make war possible and then make even more money by rebuilding the mess they made.

Don't let their innate bias put you off watching this film as it is a actually pretty good (apart from the ending 5 minutes which looked suspiciously like the studio waded in and made the director make a Segal / Van Damme type over the top conclusion). We actually rented the film because we thought it would be good stupid fun like a Segal film with lots of Saturday night 'whizzbangpoppery' but there is a lot more to it than that - I was starting to say that it reminded me a fair bit of a classic Clint Eastwood spaghetti Western when lo and behold! - turns out the name of the town is Lago - the same name as in High Plains Drifter!! Someone with enough intelligence and respect (writer or Director?) to sneakily name check a reference has got much more going on than the people who have dismissed the film cos they don't like the politics.

So my advice is definitely worth renting - if you are a fan of thoughtful action films and like those classic Clint westerns cos this is a modern cousin of them. Enjoy

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