A story of cops, hookers, killers, and pimps; all centered around one sleazy night in the late 1980s. A cocaine addicted homicide detective is brought out of suspension in order to trail a local prostitute who may become the next victim of The Scalper, a serial killer who preys on the city's hookers. Meanwhile, her burnt out pimp attempts to get out of the business while finding it harder to protect his girls from both the killer and from an abusive rival pimp. Written by
Pick Your Poison
11 July 2011 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.618 : 1
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Did You Know?
According to Brad Jones
and David Gobble
on the Cheap
(2005) commentary, the role of Rick Wilson was originally intended for David. However, when David moved out of town to Chicago, Brad decided to cast Jake Norvell
, instead. David then got the smaller role of Ron. See more
The song "Shattered Dreams" by Johnny Hates Jazz is played at the end of the film. The film takes place in 1987, and while the song was released in 1987, it wasn't released into the U.S. until 1988. See more
How long you been asleep? Three hours? Four hours?
About two and a half hours.
It's getting better.
As long as I keep having that dream, I still feel like shit.