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Pawn Shop Chronicles -- A missing wedding ring leads to a wild-goose chase involving meth addicts, skinheads and an Elvis impersonator.

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Adam Minarovich (screenplay)
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Release Date:
21 November 2013 (Netherlands) See more »
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One small town pawn shop. One big time wild ride.
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An anthology of stories involving meth addicted white supremacists, a man looking for his kidnapped wife, and an Elvis impersonator. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Paul Walker ... Raw Dog

Matt Dillon ... Richard

Brendan Fraser ... Ricky

Kevin Rankin ... Randy

Vincent D'Onofrio ... Alton

Norman Reedus ... Stanley

Chi McBride ... Johnson

Elijah Wood ... Johnny Shaw

DJ Qualls ... JJ

Pell James ... Cyndi

Lukas Haas ... Vernon

Sam Hennings ... Virgil

Ashlee Simpson ... Theresa

Michael Cudlitz ... Ben

Thomas Jane ... The Man

Matt O'Leary ... Lamar

Kaitlin Ferrell ... Carlee
Bernard Hocke ... Doc

Marc Macaulay ... Cook

Adam Minarovich ... George
John Wilmot ... Old Man #1

Carl Anthony Nespoli ... Townsperson #1

Jeff Brockton ... Townsperson #2
Detroit Brooks ... Jeremiah

Michael Papajohn ... Spectator #1

Patrick Weathers ... Jerry Cleveland

Juli Erickson ... Claudine
Ouida White ... Sara

Shanna Marie Burris ... Judy (as Shanna Burns)

Nicole Lovince ... Tamara
Carmen Barika ... Raquel

Grant James ... Rudy

Mark Povinelli ... Harry

Amy Brassette ... Connie Swanson
Jack Adosta ... Don

Jimmy Lee Jr. ... Hunter

Rachelle Lefevre ... Sandy
Jackie Bridges ... Johnny's Girl
Stephanie Preston ... Johnny's Girl

Steffie Grote ... Johnny's Girl
Dayna Smith ... Johnny's Girl
Gaella Forget ... Johnny's Girl
Bailey Ancona ... Johnny's Girl
Angela Schever ... Johnny's Girl
Codie Rimmer ... Johnny's Girl
Anna Hurst ... Johnny's Girl
Fallon Hover ... Johnny's Girl
Mckenzie Ortego ... Johnny's Girl
Donna Gaillot ... Johnny's Girl
Angela Pukett ... Johnny's Girl
Jen Leblanc ... Johnny's Girl
Elizabeth Raigan ... Johnny's Girl
Claire Fredrickson ... Johnny's Girl
Amanda Rose Batz ... Johnny's Girl (as Nettie Harris)
Christina Joliceuor ... Johnny's Girl
Kim Hebert ... Johnny's Girl
Brandy Caine ... Johnny's Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Camille Blouin ... Paparazzi (uncredited)
Alesia Burt ... Lady With Flags (uncredited)
Joseph Randy Causin ... Fair Goer (uncredited)
Edward J. Clare ... Fair Goer (uncredited)

Alexandra Goel ... Child at Fair (uncredited)
Emily D. Haley ... Fair Goer (uncredited)
Jeffery Nowell ... Fair Goer (uncredited)
Katherine Jeanie Russell ... Fair Goer (uncredited)
Bret Slife ... Camera Man (uncredited)
Glen Warner ... Biker (uncredited)
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Directed by
Wayne Kramer 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Adam Minarovich  screenplay

Produced by
Brandon Birtell .... executive producer
Bernardo da Fonseca .... co-executive producer
Fred Durst .... executive producer
James Gibb .... executive producer
Wayne Kramer .... executive producer
Matt Luber .... executive producer
Andrew Mann .... executive producer
David Mimran .... producer
Michael Ohoven .... executive producer
Lauren Pettit .... co-producer
Charles Rapp .... line producer
Steven Schneider .... producer
Jordan Schur .... producer
Nick Thurlow .... producer
Paul Walker .... producer
 
Original Music by
The Newton Brothers 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Whitaker 
 
Film Editing by
Sarah Boyd 
 
Casting by
Anne McCarthy 
Kellie Roy  (as Kellie Gesell)
 
Production Design by
Anastasia Masaro 
 
Art Direction by
Jeremy Woolsey 
 
Set Decoration by
Jeanette Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Christopher Lawrence 
 
Makeup Department
Jason Collins .... special makeup effects designer: Autonomous F/X, Inc.
Bailey Domke .... special makeup effects artist: Autonomous FX South
Margeaux Fox .... head hair departement
LaToya Henderson .... makeup artist (as LaToya Green)
Elvis Jones .... special make up effects designer: Autonomous FX South
Francesca Salafia .... makeup artist
Marissa A. Smith .... wig maker
Ashley Walsh .... key makeup artist
Crystal Woodford .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Charles Rapp .... unit production manager
Valerie Rodriguez .... production executive: Upload Films
Cj Stewart .... post-production manager: Post Matters
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vanessa Hickey .... second second assistant director
Dan Katzman .... first assistant director
Andrew Shepherd .... key second assistant director
 
Art Department
Ashton Allison .... props assistant
Andrew W. Bofinger .... set decoration buyer
Jonathan Cappel .... scenic artist
Spencer Davison .... set designer
Ashton Despot .... graphic designer
Jack Finch .... painter
Ruston Head .... gang boss
Annie Holstein .... props
Skye Jenkins .... sign painter
Jodie Jones .... scenic painter
Ryan LeBlanc .... set dresser
Arthur Kirk Martin .... set dresser (as Kirk Martin)
Justin Meriwether .... set dresser
Scott Mobley .... construction coordinator
Scotty Morris .... leadman
Jason Oertling .... lead scenic
Jared W. Petticrew .... scenic painter
Danielle Poret .... set dresser
Mike Scherschel .... property master
Miranda Sink .... construction utility
Jeffrey Scott Thomas .... construction gang boss
 
Sound Department
Michael Baird .... supervising sound designer
Keith Birchfiel .... boom operator
Patrick Christensen .... adr engineer
Jason Dotts .... sound effects editor
Alexander Gaeta .... utility sound
Leobardo Ledon .... foley mixer
Aileen Maquiraya .... audio post-conform
Kim H. Ornitz .... production sound mixer
G.W. Pope III .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Edward Joubert .... special effects foreman
 
Visual Effects by
Roman Bazyuchenko .... visual effects producer
Tarn Fox .... visual effects supervisor
D.J. Shea .... visual effects supervisor: Post Matters
Yevgen Skorobogatko .... visual effects supervisor: Terminal Fx
Jean Daniel Zacharias .... visual effects producer: Terminal Fx
 
Stunts
Stanton Barrett .... stunt double: Lucas Hass
Tim Bell .... stunt rigger
Jeff Brockton .... stunt double: Matt Dillon
Danny Epper .... additional stunt coordinator
Aaron Matthews .... stunt double: DJ Qualls
Carl Anthony Nespoli .... stunt performer
Bill Scharpf .... stunt coordinator
Bill Scharpf .... stunt driver
Taryn Terrell .... stunt double
Matt Thompson .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Nathan Borck .... digital imaging technician
Alex Clark .... camera operator: epk
Dennis Clay .... key rigging grip
Charles Cooper .... rigging grip
Doug Cowden .... key grip
Balentin Cruz .... grip
Jake Czepiel .... rigging electrician
Samuel Donchess .... grip
Jose Figueroa-Baez .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Daniel Francois .... camera production assistant
Brandon Gleave .... lighting technician
Michael Guthrie .... best boy grip
Gary Harvill .... lighting technician
Gary Harvill .... rigging electrician
Danny Horne .... first assistant camera
Stan Hoyt .... lamp operator
Stan Hoyt .... lighting technician
Colin Hudson .... camera operator: "a" camera
Colin Hudson .... steadicam operator
Ryosuke Kawanaka .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Michael D. Kennedy .... scorpio head technician
Ethan McDonald .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Josh Medak .... camera operator
Michael Merriman .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Russel Nordstedt Jr. .... dolly grip
Mel Perdikis .... grip
Kurt Pomerleau .... lighting console programmer
Brian Quebedeaux .... grip
Stephen Ritchey .... electrician
Mike Satterfield .... technocrane tech
Conrad Sigurdson .... gaffer
Bret Slife .... videographer: electronic press kit
Teddy Smith .... camera operator
Juan Soto .... video assist
Keegan Stokley .... grip
Brandon Swain .... rigging gaffer
Steven Lee Tyler .... lighting technician
Nicole Hirsch Whitaker .... second unit director of photography
Jared Wilcox .... grip
 
Casting Department
Brent Caballero .... additional casting director
Charlotte Gale .... casting assistant
Hank Langlois .... extras casting director
Morgan Robbins .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Suzanne M.B. Chambliss .... seamstress
Sarah P. Koeppe .... set costumer
Ellen Ryba .... costume supervisor
Danielle Tabary .... costume pa
Lesley D. Wickham .... ager/dyer
 
Editorial Department
Tarn Fox .... colorist
Ryan Hymel .... dailies editor
Ryan Hymel .... on-line editor
Ryan Neatha Johnson .... assistant editor
Juan Soto .... on-line editor
Cj Stewart .... digital intermediate producer
Erin Nicole Wyatt .... supervising on-line editor
 
Music Department
Boban Apostolov .... scoring pro tools engineer
Charles M. Barsamian .... music business & legal executive
Stewart Cole .... trumpet
Georgi Hristovski .... score recording engineer
The Newton Brothers .... guitars
The Newton Brothers .... harmonica
The Newton Brothers .... percussion
The Newton Brothers .... piano
Chris Piccaro .... music clearance and licensing
Jeremy Pleasant .... music coordinator
F.A.M.E.'S. Project .... orchestra and studio contractor
Chris Rolontz .... musician: upright bass
Andy Ross .... music supervisor
Jason Turbin .... fiddle
Jason Turbin .... flutes
Jason Turbin .... harmonica
Jason Turbin .... music copyist
Jason Turbin .... music preparation
Jason Turbin .... orchestrator
Jason Turbin .... trombone
Tom Villano .... song coordinator
Matthew J. Ward .... score mixer
 
Transportation Department
Charles Lanoue .... production driver
Lance Leis .... driver
Doug Wilson .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Robert Abramoff .... production legal
Lamonte Bell .... payroll accountant
Brett Bodin .... video: electronic press kit
Ashley Brahm .... production coordinator
Nancy Breaux .... script supervisor
Morey Butler .... armorer
Lisa M. Calhoun .... base camp production assistant
Kristy Choo .... production secretary
Jarred Coates .... electronic press kit
Chris Dimattia .... locations intern
Kasey Emas .... assistant to director
Brooke Estrada .... production assistant
Brian D. Evans .... marketing consultant
Javier Magdiel Fernandez .... production assistant
Kristin Garlington .... assistant production coordinator
Gabriel Guilbeau .... key crafts service
Vanessa Hickey .... location scout
Kevin Hindley .... script clearance
Curt Jackson .... assistant location manager
Lana Jackson .... set medic
Greg Jones .... insurance broker
Joe Kirkpatrick .... production assistant
Alan J. Lam .... production accountant
Drew Langhart .... interviewer: electronic press kit
Jackie Lee .... assistant to Jordan Schur
KiKi Levine .... key set production assistant
Rikki Longanecker .... cast assistant
Rikki Longanecker .... locations scout
Giovanni Lopez .... insurance broker
Bonnie Marquette .... location scout
Lee Meltzer .... film publicist
Kristen Merritt .... adr actor
Sandy Parker .... additional script supervisor
Willard Pennington .... location assistant
Wendi Poirrier .... interviews: epk
John Portnoy .... production services
Shayne Tingle .... stand-in: Paul Walker
Spencer Tracy .... photo double
Spencer Tracy .... stand-in
Dawson Warner .... location manager
Todd Williams .... production services
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stealers" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, sexual material, graphic nudity, pervasive language and some drug use
Runtime:
USA:112 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The last film starring Paul Walker to be released before his death.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Wizard of Oz (1939)See more »
Soundtrack:
(It Looks Like) I'll Never Fall in Love AgainSee more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
A wonderful symbolic socio-religious/political look at America today, 24 November 2013
Author: zif ofoz from United States

Just discovered this movie and decided to watch as it is listed as a 'comedy'. And a very dark comedy it is! There are some really disturbingly funny scenes, but I found the balance of the film to be a sarcastically allegorical comment on life in America. Why the previous reviewers missed this is a surprise! Throughout the entire story director Wayne Kramer has offered to the viewer symbolic remarks on religion, politics, and economic life in the American laboring society.

First we see the pawn shop - in America everything is a commodity that can be sold and bought - nothing has real value and value is always marginalized when the seller is in 'need'.

Second Kramer offers the three rednecks who, on the surface are religious, in symbols only, and have no idea why 'they believe' because they are too consumed with destructive self indulgence. Then when Vernon is left for dead a 'savior' appears not to save him but to offer the chance for revenge. In America it's just believing that makes religion true, not understanding and living it.

Third Richard discovers 'the ring' in the pawn shop and seeks answers as to how it got there. Kramer again shows us how property is valued in the social order. Material things along with humans are gifts for capitalist overlords. Shaw represents the ownership society. And when they offer favors to the 'working class' they are to be obedient and grateful, as seen with the caged women for Shaw's pleasure and the 'number one' caged girl who refuses to leave because she gets 30 minutes of television a week in 'the house'. Richard is the liberator and freedom fighter that American's always reject and destroy.

Fourth Kramer gives us Ricky, the fourth rate Elvis impersonator, and here Kramer sums up the movie. Americans want to be 'a star' but few have that kind of talent outside of being a big fish in a small pond. And thats where Ricky finds himself. His image is compelling to the locals in that unnamed small southern town and they willing follow him around! Ricky wants a barber to even his sideburns and must choose between two identical barber shops. Kramer smartly symbolizes the American political system here as there is no real difference between the two leading parties (Democrats & Republicans). But the locals think there is a difference between the two barber shops and when Ricky picks one over the other mayhem erupts in the street. In America perception is what drives the choices. When the choice really doesn't exist! When Ricky gets to perform at the carnival he is so unprepared and untalented the locals reject him. Then when he accepts the offer made by the street preacher (Mephistopheles type character), Ricky's whole image changes when he starts singing 'Amazing Grace'. Suddenly the local towns folk see him as bright and talented because he has accepted their Christian values. Then the naked and filth covered cage women show up and wrap themselves in the American flag. The image of justice and freedom shine as long as Americans have patriotism and God. Shaw returns from the dead to claim the filth covered women and a new woman. They all follow him out. The locals are too star struck to notice what's happening right before them. Kramer shows how Americans cannot escape the capitalist system (Shaw) because society will always give into religion, patriotism and those who control the money.

The film closes with Harry (little man/big truck) entering the pawn shop to teach Alton a lesson but JJ quells him easily and then it's business as usual for Alton. Harry is the collective conscience of America and it's small and easy to overlook, but it's always there.

Pawn Shop Chronicles is a triumph for Kramer - it's perfection start to finish!

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