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The Lives of Better Men (2015)

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In the midst of an impending drug war, a small group of townsmen band together and set out to reclaim their city.



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Credited cast:
Cameron (as Bobbi Berkmen)
Danielle Lescure ...
Detective Perez
Emma Lynch ...
Natalie (as Monica Moskatow)
Will Nobles ...
Detecive Rially
Detective Guinan
Chelsea Zotta ...
Detective Zotta
Chuck Erickson ...
Detective Erickson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Detective Farr


Set in the dystopian future, outlaws roam free about the city. A hit has been made as John, the reigning drug lord watches his lover shot down in cold blood. Now seeking vengeance upon the masked shooter, the drug lord turned hero vows to reclaim the degenerate city he helped create. With the help of a do-gooder detective, he joins forces with the law only to find holes within the system. While on the brink of a drug war, Detective "Perez" is sought for help by Michael, a young man in search of his sister. Unable to commit to the request, Detective Perez attempts to advise Michael in his troubles. But soon after his mother is murdered, Michael returns to the Detective, enraged and demanding justice. His fury crosses paths with John as they decide to abandon the law, and attempt to take the justice into their own hands. Written by Nous Pictures [us]

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Reclaim your life.


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Release Date:

27 January 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smoking Kills and so does Charlie  »

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