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Chasing the Green (2009)

 -  Drama | Romance | Sport  -  17 April 2009 (USA)
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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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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 »

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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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Back Where You Belong
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Wall Street for Main Street
18 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Chasing the Green is "Wall Street" for "Main Street". It is a very well acted, told and directed story of 2 brothers who start with high school educations and a good dose of greed and ambition and succeed in building a very successful business enterprise only to collide with the might and power of a petty government bureaucrat. In light of our current economic situation it is a great primer on the the excesses of the individual and the government and the impact of that conflict on the players and by-standers . Good acting and good direction make for an entertaining movie experience. This is Russ Emanuel's second feature, after P.J., and showcases his growth as a director.


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