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Gimme the Loot (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 2 January 2013 (France)
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When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple.

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Sophia
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Malcolm
Meeko ...
Champion
Sam Soghor ...
Lenny
Adam Metzger ...
Donnie
Greyson Cruz ...
Alfonso (as Greyson 'Gordo' Cruz)
James Harris Jr. ...
Ronaldo
Zoë Lescaze ...
Ginnie
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Rico
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Kaps
Leah Hennessey ...
Hot Mess
Howard Donowitz ...
Hardware Store Owner
Konstantinos Kliakas ...
Gus
Angelo Rodriguez ...
Sal
Nicole M. Ayala ...
Spanish Girl
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When a rival gang buffs Malcolm and Sofia's latest graffiti masterpiece with a replica of the NY Mets home-run apple, they're determined to get spectacular revenge - by tagging the real Mets' apple. Over the course of a whirlwind two-day heat wave, these tough teens from the Bronx must hustle, scramble, and steal to execute the scheme that will make them the most famous writers in New York. Written by Anonymous

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$21,065 (USA) (24 March 2013)

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$97,768 (USA) (12 May 2013)
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Written by B. Clark
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Pleasantly Surprising Indie
16 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple.

For his feature film debut, director Adam Leon has really hit a home run his first time out of the gate. He was previously a production assistant for Woody Allen and somehow got Jonathan Demme to "present" this film (although what exactly this means is unclear), which will hopefully get it a little extra attention. To say I was pleasantly surprised would be an understatement.

Being a Midwesterner, I have no experience with graffiti wars, New York City, and general lower class big city culture. That made me worry I would not be able to identify with the characters. On the contrary, I found them very universal -- the goal of tagging a sign was foreign, but the bonds of friendship were not. And that is the real strength of this picture, is watching the two main characters grow as their endless stream of misadventures blow up in their faces.

Even their mentor or idol, Champion, is something of a lost cause and is amusing in his own hopeless way. He claims to be something of a master criminal, but fails miserably when presented with a lock to pick -- and creates enough noise that the police could be alerted at any second!

The romance angle never fully plays out, but this in some ways adds to the picture. Ginnie is quite the quirky character, and I would not be surprised if we saw actress Zoë Lescaze using this performance to launch a bigger acting career. (As of now, it seems she is working at the New York Observer, free of any acting responsibilities.)

In short, I hope people find this one and give it a chance. I think there is plenty to love about it, and I stand behind everyone involved 100%


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