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Pawn -- A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation, as an ex-con and his pregnant wife become entangled in a manipulative chess game between the feds, local police, and the mob.
Pawn -- A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
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19 September 2013 (Israel) See more »
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Nikki Reed ... Amanda

Ray Liotta ... Man in the Suit

Sean Faris ... Nick

Jessica Szohr ... Bonnie

Marton Csokas ... Lieutenant Barnes

Forest Whitaker ... Will

Common ... Jeff Porter

Stephen Lang ... Charlie

Michael Chiklis ... Derrick

Jonathan Bennett ... Aaron

Max Beesley ... Billy

Deborah Twiss ... Mrs. Davenport

Jordan Belfi ... Patrick

Gabriel Jarret ... SWAT Team Captain

Ronald Guttman ... Yuri

Jon Lee Brody ... Sgt. Reyes

Alex Ziwak ... Arkady

Ashley Kirk ... Savanah

Greg Nutcher ... Officer Wells

Jim Ford ... SWAT

Pamela Burrus ... News Reporter

Adam Moryto ... Jimmy

Paul Jude Letersky ... Sniper

Rachel Konstantin ... Hostage
Gary Betsworth ... Officer Mike Hirsch

Joslyn Stabile ... Ella

Jay Ferraro ... Channel 6 Cameraman

Stephen Crain ... Sgt. Matthews

Peter Vouras ... Det. Creedy
Cameron Denny ... Nigel

Directed by
David A. Armstrong 
Writing credits
Jay Anthony White (written by)

Produced by
Michael Becker .... producer
Jonathan Bennett .... executive producer
Shari Lane Bowles .... co-producer
Jeff Bozz .... executive producer
Pamela Burrus .... executive producer
Michael Chiklis .... producer
Joshua P. Dease .... associate producer
Cameron Denny .... executive producer
Re'Shaun Frear .... co-producer
Cynthia Guidry .... executive producer
Lainie Guidry .... executive producer
Andrew Hunt .... co-producer
Brad Luff .... producer
Jeff Most .... producer
Jeff Rice .... executive producer
Leigh Scott .... co-producer
Rick St. George .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jacob Yoffee 
Cinematography by
Keith Dunkerley 
Film Editing by
Jordan Goldman 
Casting by
Shannon Makhanian 
Production Design by
Russell M. Jaeger 
Art Direction by
E. Carl Hoagland IV  (as Carl Hoagland)
Set Decoration by
Susan Barrett 
Costume Design by
Tiffany Welt 
Makeup Department
Kristen Castellano .... hair stylist (additional photography)
Arnee Dodd .... assistant makeup artist
Kate Fiore .... key makeup artist
Sarah Hindsgaul .... hair department head
Krystal Phillips .... makeup department head
Jennifer Provost .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Andrew Hunt .... production supervisor
Jeff Most .... unit production manager
Jason Sokoloff .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas E. Nicholson .... first assistant director
Evan L. Robichaud .... second assistant director
J.C. Schroder .... assistant director: additional photography
Marlon 'Goose' Wall .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Ray Davis .... production assistant
Julian Dorsett .... lead man
Kristina Kasmin .... assistant property master
Michael Mangiulli .... set dresser
Mihir Patel .... set dresser
Sarah Taub .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Joseph Battelli .... boom operator
Juan Nunez .... sound mixer
Michael Sevilla .... sound editor
Tristan Warren .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Phil Gauvin .... special effects technician
John Kozak Sr. .... special effects assistant
Visual Effects by
Laura J. Hill .... visual effects
Jim Ford .... stunt double
Declan Mulvey .... assistant stunt coordinator
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator
Tony Snegoff .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Amador .... assistant camera
Justin Amorusi .... grip
Joshua Bacon .... assistant camera
Stratton Bailey .... key grip
Bob Blankemeier .... grip
Juan Crouch .... dolly grip
Juan Crouch .... technocrane operator
Ari Davidson .... assistant camera
James Davis .... first assistant camera
Matt Garland .... grip
Mark Golembeski .... still photographer
Will Gottlieb .... best boy grip
Erika Houle .... second assistant camera
Ryland Jones .... additional photography
Ryland Jones .... digital imaging technician
Travis LaBella .... electrician
Alex Lee .... grip
Allen Liu .... key grip: additional photography
James Madrid .... first assistant camera
Nick Perron-Siegel .... electrician
Justin Rhoads .... first assistant camera
Mike Rossetti .... a camera operator
Katy Scerbakova Most .... camera operator (as Katy Most)
Yousheng Tang .... additional steadicam operator
Josh Therriault .... "b" camera
Josh Therriault .... second assistant camera
Stephen Troy .... electrician
Casting Department
Re'Shaun Frear .... casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Regina Amato .... costume supervisor
Mandy Buckley .... set costumer
Kristen Koenig .... key costumer (as Kristen Konzet)
Hanna Shea .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Kristina Allison .... head of post-production
Anthony Bozanich .... assistant editor
Joshua A.C. Johnson .... assistant editor
Jason Yanuzzi .... colorist
Music Department
Adam Schmidt .... music score mixer
Paul Stewart .... music supervisor
Jacob Yoffee .... music editor
Jacob Yoffee .... orchestrator
Jacob Yoffee .... synth programming
Vitaly Shenderovsky .... assistant music supervisor (uncredited)
Other crew
Brett Ainslie .... craft service
Brett Ainslie .... production assistant
Matt Ashe .... production coordinator
Steven Baksa .... production assistant
Cody Barbato .... production assistant
Mark Behar .... production assistant
Tiffany Boyle .... sales executive
Erika Canchola .... production attorney
John Carney .... production assistant
Michelle Chang .... production attorney (as Michelle S. Chang)
Stephen Crain .... technical adviser
Stephen Crain .... technical adviser: SWAT/Police Operations
Olivia Dahan .... production assistant
Ray Davis .... production assistant
Grant DeSimone .... location manager
Arthur Dix .... script supervisor
Nick Everhart .... post-production accountant
Lashawn Garnes .... script supervisor (as Lashawn Cissé)
Cherokee Hall .... production assistant
Roman Kopelevich .... sales agent
Brian K. Lee .... location manager: additional photography
Sean C. Li .... production assistant
Meredith Margolis .... location coordinator
Max Marian .... assistant location manager
James O'Connor .... production assistant
Wesley Ortiz .... production assistant
Elsa Ramo .... production attorney
Elizabeth H. Ross .... production assistant
Jill Sacco .... cast liaison
Travis Somerville .... key set production assistant
Matthew Stratton .... armorer
Amanda Szot .... assistant production office coordinator
Paul Stamper .... production assistant (uncredited)
Sean E. McCarthy .... special thanks
Jill-Michele Melean .... special thanks

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Rated R for violence, language and brief drug content
88 min
Aspect Ratio:
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57 out of 68 people found the following review useful.
Low Budget Thrills, 7 April 2013
Author: filgray84 from UK

Pawn is a low budget crime thriller set in a diner which is robbed. But the robbers have bitten off a little bit more than they can chew and events quickly spiral out of control as it turns out the diner they have robbed is owned by a mafia guy.

That's all I can tell you without spoiling the plot and that's the best way to go into this movie - knowing as little as possible.

The opening sequence sets the movie up nicely for what later unfolds to be a highly entertaining watch full of deception, conspiracy and twists aplenty. It's tense and keeps you hooked right through until the closing credits.

The best part of this film is the fact that just when you think you're getting to grips with what's happening, you're hit with another twist.

The cast is strong with quite a few recognizable faces putting in good performances to contribute to a solid and well constructed script. The majority of the movie takes place inside the diner but there is enough going on within those walls to mask this fact.

Overall, I enjoyed this film. I went in knowing very little and came out very impressed. I was entertained from start to finish which is all you can really ask for.

Pawn will not win any awards, but if a good entertaining thriller is your thing then you will not be disappointed 3.5/5

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