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Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then Malcom is suddenly bumped off by a mysterious assailant, after a moment of panic, the naive trio decide to take over the business themselves. However, their lazy days on the dope farm have ill prepared them for the high-stakes game of finding buyers for millions of dollars of contraband. As they plunge into a shadowy new world of duplicity, double-dealing and danger, they soon find that they have gotten in way, way over their heads. But driven on by increasing greed and paranoia, it's too late to back out.Written by
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This film contains 3 members of the Gyllenhall family, Stephen is the director and Maggie and Jake both play roles in the movie, the trio also feature together in 'A Dangerous Woman'. Yet again directed by the father Stephen Gyllenhall and Maggie and Jake star in it. Jake and Maggie have also starred together in 'Donnie Darko' together too. See more »
The tape used for marking where people stand is visible when they are at the door of the Leinhart Rents truck. It disappears and reappears throughout the scene (at around 1h 28 mins). See more »
Do you know that you're acting exactly like Malcolm?
What's wrong with that?
Nothin'. It's just... kind of creepy.
Well, if I'm acting like Malcolm at all, you should be grateful.
Well, uh, yeh, Malcolm got himself killed.
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Quality production of an amusing story line.Well worth the effort to see it
Another example of a really good small film that didn't get the promotion or distribution it deserved. Billy Bob Thornton just gets better and better. This little film about the Northern California Dope Growers, is great. I disagree with the categorization of the film as a comedy. It is more of a drama with moments of comic relief, but it certainly entertains. There are no great life lessons to be taken from it. (well maybe there is one lesson. If you're doing something illegal, it's best not to have a gunfight in the parking lot thus calling attention to yourself) An incredibly good cast, cleverly written and well performed I'd give this one a solid 8.
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