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Chasing the Green (2009)

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Two brothers in their 20's become millionaires, and almost lose everything to an over-zealous bureaucrat.



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Inspired by a true story, "Chasing the Green" tells the story of two young brothers who become millionaires during the early 1990s. Their ambition and drive lead them into conflict with FTC officials, where an over-zealous bureaucrat attempts to destroy their company. The older brother, tries to reconcile the current crisis with conflicts in his own relationships, primarily with his current girlfriend. Written by anon

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Two Brothers. One Dream.


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17 April 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Driven  »

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1.78 : 1
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Chasing the Green (2009) is based on the company Certified Merchant Services (CMS) and the action taken against it by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). See more »


Ross Franklin: If we want to, we can squeeze them for another $10 million.
Adam Franklin: Well, what if we can't? $30 million is a lot to lose, what are you crazy?
Ross Franklin: I've gotten us this far, haven't I?
Adam Franklin: Well, what, to lose it?
Ross Franklin: You're gonna have to trust me. It's a hole in one.
Adam Franklin: Or it's a shot in the dark.
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Referenced in Behind the Green (2009) See more »


In My World Tonight
Written by Stephen Butler - Smashing Songs (ASCAP), Brian Butler - Merwit Music (ASCAP).
Performed by Smash Palace
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Great film, great soundtrack
12 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very entertaining movie, especially if you remember the '90s. It's a reminder of how exciting things were back then, with the new tech and before things went crazy here. The soundtrack is first-rate, and Jeremy London is fantastic, as is Ryan Hurst and William Devane. In fact, there are no weak performances. The film deals with two brothers who basically took on the business world and came out winners, which ticked off the big boys in the industry, who came after them with guns blazing. Devane is wonderful, as always. Any chance to see this great actor should be taken advantage of. And Heather McComb is lovely as always. The fact that it's based on a true story makes it that much more interesting. A really entertaining film, you won't be disappointed!

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