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Ten individuals set out to find themselves in an alienating world, filled with heartbreak, deception and tragedy.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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The Kid (segment "Club Soda") (as Stephen R. McQueen)
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Mike (segment "Club Soda")
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Jack (segment "Club Soda")
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Doc (segment "Club Soda")
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Bunny (segment "Club Soda")
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The Man (segment "Club Soda")
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Neil (segment "Club Soda")
John Barillaro ...
The Repairman (segment "Club Soda")
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Carla (segment "Club Soda") (as Marivel Razo Decker)
Jack Kissel
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Chester (segment "Street of Pain") (as Ken Campbell)
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Floyd (segment "Street of Pain")
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Cheryl (segment "Street of Pain")
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Mark (segment "Street of Pain")
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Beau (segment "Street of Pain")
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Ten individuals set out to find themselves in an alienating world, filled with heartbreak, deception and tragedy. With so much at stake, these strangers struggle to overcome their fates and find their place in a frequently harsh and unforgiving world. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language throughout, some drug use, brief nudity and sexual content

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Trivia

Third movie Scott Caan and Paul Walker have starred in together, first Varsity Blues (1999), second Into the Blue (2004). See more »

Crazy Credits

On the theatrical release poster, principal actors Steve Carell and Josh Hartnett both have their last names misspelled as "Carrell" and "Harnet" respectively. See more »

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Edited from Street of Pain (2003) See more »

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Rock Soda (Little Mick's Theme)
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Written, produced and performed by Paul Carafotes and Tedi Sarafian
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Cinematic Breakdown
29 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately, I was suckered in by the big name stars of James Gandolfini, Joe Mantegna, and Steve Carrell. This was an absolutely atrocious film with poor writing, directing, acting, and themes. I am going to request my money back for this rental. I just wish I could get my time back. Watching half this movie I'm sure took years off my life. I could not even make it through half way. This film certainly belongs in the Rotten Tomatoes category as one of the top WORST FILMS of all time. To give you an idea of how awful this film is, it would make any film from the legendary Top Tomato Director Ed Wood, look like GENIUS. The United Nations should immediately adopt international laws of showing this film to anyone as a WAR CRIME. It would not surprise me if the School of the Americas makes this part of the training mercenaries in poor third world countries. I'm sure this film has already been shown to prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. It's not water torture, but it definitely falls under "cruel and unusual punishment!"


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