Up 1,222 this week

Cook County (2009)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  16 December 2011 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 453 users   Metascore: 44/100
Reviews: 4 user | 16 critic | 9 from

After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab.



Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

The 25 Most Immersive Worlds in Cinema

Highly immersive cinematic worlds can carry a movie, and we've rounded up the best of the best.

See the full list

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 05 Feb 2012
list image
a list of 32 titles
created 21 Aug 2012
a list of 39 titles
created 07 Oct 2012
a list of 493 titles
created 14 Jan 2013
a list of 42 titles
created 8 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Cook County" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Cook County (2009)

Cook County (2009) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cook County.
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Two Mr. Kissels (TV Movie 2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bianchi
Stars: John Stamos, Robin Tunney, Anson Mount
The Warrior Class (Video 2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Hruska
Stars: Anson Mount, Erica Leerhsen, Robert Vaughn
Tully (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Tully Coates, Jr., with his good looks and chiseled body, is the local heartthrob, and while he has a new girlfriend virtually every night, he's incapable of getting close to anyone. His ... See full summary »

Director: Hilary Birmingham
Stars: Glenn Fitzgerald, Anson Mount, Bob Burrus
In Stereo (2009)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Mel Rodriguez III
Stars: Alesa DePersia, Ian Gomez, Michael Monks
Burning Palms (2010)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

Director: Christopher Landon
Stars: Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Dylan McDermott
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A pill-popping mom has her drug-abusing teen son abducted into a private intervention facility that means well.

Director: Monty Lapica
Stars: Monty Lapica, Diane Venora, Michael Bowen
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A hip hop horror anthology of three tales of terror told by the Hound of Hell (Snoop Dogg) that revolve around the residents of an inner-city neighborhood whose actions determine where they will go in the afterlife.

Director: Stacy Title
Stars: Snoop Dogg, Daniella Alonso, Anson Mount
Supremacy I (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A just paroled white neo-nazi and his ruthless girlfriend kill a cop and take an African American family hostage. Meanwhile the supremacist leader who oversees his criminal empire from behind bars, is not happy. Inspired by real events.

Director: Deon Taylor
Stars: Joe Anderson, Dawn Olivieri, Derek Luke
The Cure (TV Movie 2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of medical activists get care to those who need it most, by any means necessary.

Director: Danny Cannon
Stars: Garcelle Beauvais, Michael Reilly Burke, Joe Howard
Intimates (2012)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

All that expert matchmaker Cherie Terkel needs to find you a soul mate is a few good men or women....from the local prison. Cherie Terkel's "Intimates" dating service pairs the modern woman... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Moise
Stars: Emily Asaro, Clarke Bliss, Will Blomker
Walk the Talk (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The successful life coach Erik Naybor seemingly has everything, but his success covers a dark history, and when his difficult nephew shoots his brother, the challenges starts unfolding.

Director: Matthew Allen
Stars: Cary Elwes, Evan Ellingson, Illeana Douglas
The Mountain (2004–2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young man returns to the family business of running a popular ski resort after the death of his grandfather and soon faces off against the rest of his estranged family over running the resort.

Stars: Oliver Hudson, Anson Mount, Tara Thompson


Cast overview, first billed only:
Polly Cole ...
Rutherford Cravens ...
Fat Earl
John McClain ...
Uncle JD
Gary Chason ...
Mr. Jimmy
Lisa Williams ...
Miss Debbie
Toby Lister ...
Bill Jenkins
Tommy Townsend ...
Pee Paw


After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis




Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

16 December 2011 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,579 (USA) (16 December 2011)


$17,977 (USA) (10 February 2012)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This film, it is the truth . . .
9 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Whatever one might think about the content and context of this film, it is the truth. This is one of those exceedingly rare examples of filmcraft where everything was delivered about as perfectly as possible. The characters, the scenarios . . . the acting and direction is absolutely spot on.

I know this world, the tweeker universe and the absolute nightmare that comes with it. The story that is utilized as the delivery platform is very credible, the characters as delivered are as real as it gets. If anything, aside from the entertainment aspect that this film might deliver, this should be an educational film for anyone who is even remotely tempted to step into this universe.

Trust me on this one . . . it's a place you don't want to be, and I can't imagine a better delivery vehicle to get this point across than the content of this film.

Not even a nanosecond of hesitation . . . 10 stars, and then some.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Go see this movie! LAaronW
DVD? bettoise
Soundtrack cliggett_66
Cook County,Texas Movie.... pinkdiamonds2005
Great Movie - Worth Watching creative-22
What's the song at the 11 minute mark of the film? ludwigsgirl
Discuss Cook County (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: