MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,517 this week

The Grind (II) (2009)

3.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.9/10 from 304 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 924 titles
created 07 Jan 2012
 
a list of 14 titles
created 14 Jan 2012
 
a list of 200 titles
created 26 Sep 2012
 
a list of 3011 titles
created 27 Sep 2013
 
a list of 822 titles
created 21 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Grind" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Grind (2009)

The Grind (2009) on IMDb 3.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Grind.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Haunted Boat (2005)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2/10 X  

HAUNTED BOAT is a mystical, mind-twisting psychological horror film about six teenagers going on a boat trip and getting lost in parallel dimensions where they have to face their greatest fears.

Director: Olga Levens
Stars: Courtney Scheuerman, Sarah Scott, Tien Pham
The Grind (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Jhon Doria
Stars: Christopher Amitrano, James Avery, Graham Beckel
The Grind I (2012)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

The Grind is a modern urban drama, set in world of sex, drug dealers, dance nightclubs and loan sharks... See full synopsis »

Director: Rishi Opel
Stars: Jamie Foreman, Danny John-Jules, Zoë Tapper
Unrequited (2010)
Drama | Thriller

UNREQUITED is a psychological thriller and tells the story of Ben Jacobs, a troubled young man who, on his 18th birthday, has to leave the group home for "troubled teens" where he has been ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Epperson
Stars: Michael Welch, Justin Baldoni, Clare Carey
Lost Dream (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Perry Roberts is about to graduate from a prestigious private college. The son of a corrupt Congressman, Perry has lost faith in all the things he held true - his family, girlfriend, and ... See full summary »

Director: Asif Ahmed
Stars: Michael Welch, Shaun Sipos, Sarah Foret
Short | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Beneath the flashing lights of a smoke-filled nightclub, a rebellious punk rocker named Tyler unleashes years of pent-up frustration through the hard-hitting notes of his electric guitar. ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Travis
Stars: Sarah Scott, Stephen Cox, Steve Guilmette
Rape Kit (2011)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man rapes the wrong girl, and ends up locked in with his victim for the night.

Director: Bryan Loudon
Stars: Dwayne Andrews, Eric Bruskotter, Holly Holman
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The first episode of the TV series "Ice Planet" is presented in the form of a mash-able edit from all elements readied to film the unmade series. The high action sci-fi story unfolds as ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Jackson
Stars: Michael Ironside, Tanya Allen
American Son (2008)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The story of a young Marine, fresh from Camp Pendleton, who is forced to confront the complexities of adulthood and a volatile home life during a four-day Thanksgiving leave.

Director: Neil Abramson
Stars: Nick Cannon, Matt Sigloch, Dotan Baer
Toxic (2008)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.

Director: Alan Pao
Stars: Susan Ward, Corey Large, Master P
Fault Line I (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"Fault Line" is the story of a group of actors and artists living in Los Angeles who are struggling to find their humanity within the whirlwind of show business, parties, drugs, depression,... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Elliot Eberl
Stars: Kris Lemche, Caitlyn Folley, Dov Tiefenbach
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A scientist is testing a demonic drug on people in his secret lab. A cop and a female reporter try to stop him.

Director: Peter J. Eaton
Stars: Frank Novak, Donald Agnelli, Greg Collins
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Josh
...
Courtney
...
Alex
...
...
Sophia
...
...
Naomi
...
...
Brent B
...
Earl
...
Eddie the tweeker
...
LeVon
...
The Punisher
...
Dimes
Edit

Storyline

Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and Josh, they come together to devise a plan that with a little blind luck just might get Luke out of the hole. Written by Nicole Town

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 September 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

For You
Performed by Paperback Hero
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
John Millea's Guide to Celluloid Disease
26 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the John Millea (Dirctor) how-to guide of making something that really, really stinks. I can't imagine that anyone read this script because it is just too bad to even be believed. The scheme that C. ("Don't See") Thomas Howell has to come up with in this convoluted, poorly acted, poorly directed, and poorly shot piece of celluloid disease (see, I used the title of my summary in the review) is so unbelievably stupid that I'm thinking that development execs must now be patrolling head-trauma units to find new material. They can't even get some decent looking chicks to show us some gratuitous sex in this. Did all the gyms in California shut down for some time? I thought people in California worked out. The dialogue is something you just can't even comprehend, it's so bad. Whoever the director was, please someone call John Millea and find out if he's on suicide watch, 'cause if I had made this, I'd be out on a ledge about now. What a horrible, horrible, pieced together piece of junk! John, next time you want to make something good, from a script that's won awards...call me. Oh, but you'll have to interview for the job...I mean...come on.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Grind at the SoCal Film Festival on Sept. 19 SoCalEMC
Discuss The Grind (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?