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Few Options, All Bad (2011)

Few Options (original title)
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When a convicted drug courier leaves prison after 22 years for one youthful mistake, he just wants to start over and obey the law. But, unable to find work, he's forced to take a supposedly... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Connor
Mike Colton
Cousin Don
Bus Ticket Agent
Warden Winslow
Mary Lou Secor ...
Martha Connor
Cell Phone Guy
Pete Lockwood ...
Man in Office


When a convicted drug courier leaves prison after 22 years for one youthful mistake, he just wants to start over and obey the law. But, unable to find work, he's forced to take a supposedly legitimate job with his old crime partners. And they have big plans for their newest employee. Written by George A. Pappy Jr.

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Meet Frank Connor: After 22 years in prison and 2 days out, he's got few options...


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1 July 2011 (USA)  »

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Few Options, All Bad  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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When Frank spins the open cylinder of his double-action revolver, we hear a clicking sound. In reality, the cylinder on such a revolver spins unimpeded and makes almost no noise when rotated in the open position. Clicking cylinders are unique to single-action revolvers. See more »


Performed by Fidelity Hall
Written by 'Gene Schriver' and Darren Griswold
Published by Pint Publishing
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A Pleasant Surprise!
29 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Few Options" offers a surprising story of a man getting out prison in early middle age. Kenny Johnson gives a moving performance as a man who must remake his life for the very first time. George Pappy delivers a deft script and direction in a first commercial effort, an impressive achievement. Original music and sound are amazing. Also look for some surprises by several famous character actors performing to great effect in some key small roles. "Few Options" compares very favorably with "Drive" as a thriller with some surprises in performances and plot. And like "Drive" a relatively simple premise is brought to a powerful conclusion that stays with the viewer after the movie ends.

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