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Johnny Flynton (2002)

Johnny Flynton is good at one thing: boxing. He's not too bright, and there's clearly some issues in his past, but what's worse, when he's boxing, his temper flares up. His wife, Samantha, ... See full summary »

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Lexi Alexander
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dash Mihok ... Johnny Flynton
Michele Matheson Michele Matheson ... Samantha Flynton
Robert W. Hill ... Sheriff Mayer
Austin Crim ... Teddy
Georgine Gainey Georgine Gainey ... Mrs. Derouville
Raymond Thorne Raymond Thorne ... Coach Tagwood
Jim Lampley Jim Lampley ... Himself
James Beck James Beck ... Artie Duane
Michelle Ford Michelle Ford ... Tammy Duane
Tom Geislinger Tom Geislinger ... Ring Announcer
Pat E. Johnson ... Referee (as Pat Johnson)
Jim Brucke Jim Brucke ... Johnny's Corner Man
Dennis McLernon Dennis McLernon ... Duane's Promoter
Alan Hunter Alan Hunter ... Coach Jay
James H. Smith James H. Smith ... Duane's Corner Man
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Johnny Flynton is good at one thing: boxing. He's not too bright, and there's clearly some issues in his past, but what's worse, when he's boxing, his temper flares up. His wife, Samantha, tells him she's pregnant. Meanwhile, he's got an exhibition match with local boy Artie Duane. Johnny lets him get a few punches in to look good, but when Artie starts taking cheap shots, Johnny can't stand by and overreacts. He runs home, where he's in high spirits, but that proves his downfall. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Independent film fanatic!
24 September 2002 | by cyndaferSee all my reviews

I saw this 30 minute "short" at the end of a block of shorts and was blown away by it! The music is amazing and draws you in with every note. It does an excellent job of portraying the drama of this movie. The story brings you through the life of a shy boxer and his wife, makes you totally understand his troubles and care for him and what ends up happening in his life. You are going to be at the edge of your seats with the drama and realistic feelings that come across in the film!

I recommend this "short" to anyone looking for a jewel in the sea of so many independent films out there!!!

I look forward to seeing more from the brilliant young director Lexi Alexander and hope that her true story becomes a full length motion picture soon!


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