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American Gun ()


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When his daughter is shot just before Christmas, Martin Tillman journeys across the U.S. using the gun's serial number to track down the truth behind Penny's killing.

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Martin Tillman
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Penny Tillman
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Anne Tillman
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Mia
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Young Martin
Niesha Trout ...
Young Anne
Jesse Pennington ...
Pastor
Jason Winther ...
Mike
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McNee
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Jasmine
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Theodore Huntley
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J.B. (as Walter Emauel Jones)
Andrea C. Pearson ...
Jewel
Anthony Harrell ...
Kyle
Toby Smith ...
Valerie
Jerry Airola ...
Drill Sergeant
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Vermont Punk
Nick Atwood ...
Prom Date
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Charles Anderson (as Antoni Cornacchione)
Vern Crofoot ...
Gun Assembler (as Roger Vern Crofoot)
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Gun Smuggler
David Fontani ...
Vegas Punk
Sandra Gartner ...
Desk Sergeant
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Student
Joshua J. Masters ...
Security Guard
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Martin's Mother
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Waitress
Steve Pratt ...
Gun Store Manager
Wally Beatty ...
Gun Store Clerk
Kris Renkewitz ...
Hunter
Chapin Long ...
Boy Martin
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Martin's Grandfather
Kate Green ...
Salesclerk (as Katie Green)
Jennifer Pattillo ...
Salesclerk
Paul Donlon ...
Barber
Martin Muscatello ...
Barber
William Boardman ...
Justice of the Peace
Devin Irish ...
Young Mia
Sarah Michael Ezzo ...
Baby Mia
Jeanne Gore Roberts ...
Gun Factory Clerk
Hanson Tse ...
Medical Student
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Burgler
Bob Glazier ...
Dirty Cop
Ben Dosch ...
German Youth
Stacey Alexander ...
Vegas Show Girl
Erica Arnold ...
Vegas Show Girl
Erika Cossio ...
Vegas Show Girl
Danielle Della Valle ...
Vegas Show Girl
Julia Hayes ...
Vegas Show Girl
Farrah Hines ...
Vegas Show Girl
Tammy Kinney ...
Vegas Show Girl
Shannon Warf ...
Vegas Show Girl
Phil Stannard Sr. ...
Police Detective
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Plant Foreman
Burnham Holmes ...
Diner Patron
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Diner Patron
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Train rider with child
Johnny Drocco ...
WWII Platoon Leader (uncredited)
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German Soldier (uncredited)
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Murder Victim (uncredited)
Marci Savitch ...
Gun Buyer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Alan Jacobs

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Alan Jacobs ... (written by)

Produced by

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Elyse Eisenberg ... co-producer
Jeanne Gore Roberts ... associate producer
Barry Gustin ... executive producer
William Hassell ... associate producer
Brent Morris ... producer

Music by

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Anthony Marinelli

Cinematography by

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Phil Parmet

Film Editing by

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Paul Millspaugh

Editorial Department

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Seth Clark ... assistant editor
Richard E. Flores ... negative cutter (as Richard Flores)
Noriko Miyakawa ... assistant editor
Michael D. Ornstein ... consulting editor (as Michael Ornstein)
Joel Plotch ... consulting editor
Ken Schwartz ... colorist
Jim J. Williams ... color timer (as Jim Williams)

Casting By

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Richard Pagano

Production Design by

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Don De Fina

Set Decoration by

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Shelagh Talbot

Costume Design by

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Shawnelle Cherry
Elaine Montalvo

Makeup Department

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Thereze Berquist ... makeup artist
Cynthia Bornia ... co-key makeup artist
Djuna Citrin ... assistant makeup artist: Los Angeles
Stacy Dyer ... key makeup artist: Vermont
Sandra Schneider ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Giampaolo Debole ... production supervisor: Los Angeles
Brent Morris ... unit production manager
Bruce Perkins ... production supervisor (as Bruce Edward Perkins)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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John Bennett ... first assistant director
William Hassell ... first assistant director
Charity Ozarowski ... second second assistant director (as Charity Thomson)
Jordan Wendkos ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Craig Anderson ... set dresser: Miami
Brian Crane ... storyboard artist
Vern Crofoot ... property master: Miami
Neal Giberti ... props
Tom Humphrey ... property master: Los Angeles
James Sherman ... property master: Vermont
Joseph E. Stone ... props assistance
Shelagh Talbot ... set dresser
Emily A. Wilson ... assistant set decorator (as Emily Meyers)

Sound Department

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John Austin ... sound mixer: Miami
Paul Austin ... boom operator: Miami
Andrew Casciato ... foley artist
Adam DeCoster ... foley artist (as Adam De Coster)
Steven Erickson ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Derrick Espino ... sound editor
Marcelino Miguel Garcia ... boom operator: Los Angeles, Las Vegas (as Marcelino M. Garcia)
Bob Gregory ... sound mixer
Jeremy Hoenack ... re-recording mixer
Scott Koué ... supervising sound editor
Ann Kroeber ... sound designer
Tony Kucenski ... foley mixer
Jim Machowski ... sound mixer: Las Vegas
Dan Mazur ... boom operator
Jon Meyer ... sound editor
Matthew Nicolay ... sound mixer: Los Angeles
Xander Richaers ... assistant sound effects editor
Michelle Ryan ... sound editor
Noah Southall ... assistant sound re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Jay Combs ... special effects operator
Vern Crofoot ... special effects: Miami
Scott Harrison ... special effects operator
Mark Koivu ... special effects operator

Stunts

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Brandon S. McKay ... stunts (as Brandon McKay)
Cole S. McKay ... stunts (as Cole McKay)
Ron Otis ... stunts
Patrick J. Statham ... stunts (as Pat Statham)
Jefferson Wagner ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jonathan Beattie ... second assistant camera: Miami
David R. Casey ... gaffer
Hugh Casey ... best boy electric
Manny Chavez ... key grip: Miami
Lynda Cohen ... additional first assistant camera: Los Angeles
Karen L. Dicey ... electrician
David Dowell ... additional first assistant camera: Los Angeles
Paul Duffy ... grip
Mark Duncan ... first assistant camera: Miami
Mark Eberle ... director of photography: additional photography
Casey Heemskerk ... electrician: Vermont
Tom Houghton ... camera operator: New York
Max Jones ... gaffer: Vermont
Lance Layman ... Steadicam operator: Los Angeles
Damon Liebowitz ... electrician
Ian McGlocklin ... best boy electric: Vermont
Rory Muirhead ... first assistant camera: Vermont
Peter Ozarowski ... second assistant camera
Olga Peters ... video assistant
Shane Reilly ... best boy grip: Vermont
James A. Seale ... key grip: Los Angeles
Paul Skrabut ... electrician: Miami
Ely Vegh ... best boy grip: Los Angeles
Todd Wheel ... key grip

Casting Department

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Peter Alwazzan ... extras casting
Randi Chugerman ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Melissa Brinton ... wardrobe supervisor
Shawnelle Cherry ... costume designer: Los Angeles/Las Vegas
Sandi Lieu ... costumer
Brandy Lusvardi ... set costumer: Los Angeles
Ivana Sanson ... costumer
Jacqueline West ... costume consultant

Location Management

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Rory Dauson ... location manager: Los Angeles
Joshua J. Masters ... location manager
John L. Norton ... location manager: Las Vegas (as John Norton)
Everett Rodd ... location assistant: Los Angeles

Music Department

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Clint Bennett ... music mixer / music recordist
Chris Jacks ... musician
Anthony Marinelli ... music producer / orchestrator

Transportation Department

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Matthew Ballard ... transportation coordinator
B.J. Chandler ... talent driver
Ricardo Soto ... transportation coordinator (as Rick Soto)
Tobi Wurth ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Mike Chilson ... production assistant
Daniel Ezralow ... choreographer
Jill Ferguson ... script supervisor
Lauren Kehnast ... production coordinator
Dan Perri ... title designer: main titles
Dan Rogers ... production assistant: Miami
Vinny Strynkowski ... craft service
Kelsey Wyatt ... production assistant
Warner Loughlin ... acting coach (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A father who embarks on a nationwide journey to trace the line of ownership of the gun that killed his daughter. Starting with the gun factory, Martin travels to gun stores, trade shows, and individuals, also searching for his runaway granddaughter. Written by Conrad Gangone

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Amerikai pisztoly (Hungary)
  • Amerikka aseiden armolla (Finland)
  • Американский пистолет (Russia)
  • Xafnikos thanatos (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 89 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia 'James Coburn''s last film. See more »
Goofs While Coburn is reading the newspaper obituary of the gun maker's daughter at the American Gun factory, the date is shown as Thursday, March 18, 1988. However, 18 March 1988, actually fell on a Friday, not on a Thursday. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Film Geek (2005). See more »
Soundtracks American Gun Main Title See more »
Quotes Pastor: You're going to get through it Martin, believe me. God never gives us more trouble than we can bear.
Martin Tillman: So uh, if I were a weaker person, my daughter would be alive?
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