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A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  12 March 2011 (USA)
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Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.

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Alan
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Kelsey
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Melanie
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Marty
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Lynette
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Kelsey - Age 18
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The Cop
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Vince Ortega
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The Hobo (as Barbara Rossmeisl)
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Jorge (as Ricardo J. Chacon)
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Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.

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A comedy about good times and grand theft. See more »

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12 March 2011 (USA)  »

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Nuijat faijat  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Johnny Simmons, who plays Kelsey at age 18, is the same age as Jake Sandvig, who plays Alan, his adoptive father. They were both 25 when A Bag of Hammers was made. See more »

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Alan: I don't know how you could come here every day.
Melanie: It's easy, I get up in the morning, and I go to work, and that's it.
Alan: So do I, and that's it.
Melanie: No, what you do isn't work. It's...
Alan: Well, it pays my bills - and sometimes yours.
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would have given it 10 but ...............
25 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

first - watch this movie! it is a must see for anyone who is a fan of independent art cinema. i was captivated from the start.

each actor pulls their role off to perfection. the plot line is compelling. and no, i do not believe the two lead characters are gay. anyone who can claim otherwise has never had a close personal friend. their relationship is based on like minds with one goal - they called it 'the plan'. until a third partner shows up and brings their conscience selves to the forefront.

why only 9 stars then? well please watch the movie and pay extra attention to the little boy in the automobile with the social services agent. was that a wish for the future by the little boy or was it flashbacks? the time line there became confusing for me. but so what! this is a marvelous film!


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