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American Gun ()


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Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation of guns in American society.

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Cast

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Janet Huttenson
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Carter
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Carl Wilk
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Sandra Cohen
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Marcus (as Chris Warren Jr.)
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Producer
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David Huttenson
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Mouse
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Tally
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Security Guard
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Frank
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Earl
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Reggie
Davenia McFadden ...
Felicia
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Mary Ann Wilk
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Cicily
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Jerry (as Michael J. Shannon)
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Jay
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Connie
Todd Tesen ...
Barry
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Louise
Gary Paul Clark ...
Supervisor
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Sarah (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)
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Ed Hogan
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Victim's Father
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Burly Guy
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Hector
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Jimmy Frank
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Hakeem
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Taft Security Guard
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Haille
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College Rapist
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St. Anthony's Principal
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Don
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Terrence
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Psychologist
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Ike
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Gunshop Patron
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Karen
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Landlord
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Annette
Neil Mather ...
Bob
Deanne Carlin ...
Woman
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Marcus' Mom (as Joy Demichelle Moore)
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Convenience Store Clerk
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Convenience Store Robber
Rainbow Borden ...
Thief
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Girl
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Student
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Store owner
Sean Rector ...
Gas Station Young Dude (as Sean Allen Rector)
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Assistant
Prahphet ...
Student (as Steven E. Barnes)
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Gun Salesman (uncredited)
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School Shooter (uncredited)
Sonni Paisley ...
Girl 2 (uncredited)
Lorraine Pope ...
School teacher (uncredited)
John H. Price ...
Officer Kisowski (uncredited)

Directed by

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Aric Avelino

Written by

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Steven Bagatourian ... (written by)
 
Aric Avelino ... (written by)

Produced by

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Chris Adams ... executive producer
Holly Becker ... executive producer
Laura Boersma ... producer: second unit
Arlene Gibbs ... co-producer
David Grace ... co-producer
Caroline Kaplan ... executive producer
Ted Kroeber ... producer
Chris Salvaterra ... executive producer
Peter Schlessel ... executive producer
Jonathan Sehring ... executive producer
Jeff Skoll ... executive producer
Forest Whitaker ... executive producer

Music by

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Peter Golub

Cinematography by

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Nancy Schreiber ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Richard Nord

Editorial Department

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Ron Barr ... digital intermediate editor
Lisa Dennis ... post-production consultant
Jason Fabbro ... video colorist
Frank Moshier ... post-production director: IFC Films
Timothy Peeler ... colorist (as Tim Peeler)
Gregg Schaublin ... digital intermediate producer
Sharon Wong ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Amanda Harding
Amanda Koblin

Production Design by

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Devorah Herbert

Set Decoration by

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Traci Spadorcia

Costume Design by

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Deborah Everton

Makeup Department

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Victoria Goodman ... key hair stylist: pickups
Theraesa Rivers ... key hair stylist
Joyce Taft ... hair stylist: Chicago / makeup artist: Chicago
Karen Toole-Rentrop ... key makeup artist (as Karen D. Toole)
Vito Trotta ... hair stylist
Teresa Vest ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Nicole Colombie ... unit production manager
Kim Knight ... production manager: Chicago

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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John Stewart Muller ... second unit director
Lauder Robinson ... second second assistant director
Joaquin Rosalez ... second assistant director: Chicago
Louis Paul Tocchet ... first assistant director (as Lou Tocchet)
John Vanover ... second second assistant director
Inman Young ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Luciano Bilvao ... leadman
John Brunot ... property master
Leonardo Coleman ... swing
Ann Cummings ... art department shopper
Ian Taylor Fisher ... art production assistant
Gabriel Garcia ... scenic painter
Gregory Holley ... set dresser (as Greg Allen Holley)
David Hopkins ... set dresser
Chris Lavalle ... swing
Mike Manasewitsch ... art production assistant
Mary Mathews ... set dresser
Steven McGrew ... additional set decorator
Michael Merriam ... art department intern
Rory O'Cello ... swing
Tricia O'Connell ... production designer: Chicago
Ana Ortiz ... art department production assistant
Ronald Price ... set dresser
Ruth Pulido ... scenic painter (as Ruth Ann Pulido)
Willy Roberts ... swing
Jennifer Sanderson ... assistant property master
Bruce S. Seymour ... key set dresser
Robert Zalkind ... art department intern

Sound Department

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Bryan Arenas ... sound consultant: Dolby
Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Keith Bilderbeck ... sound editor
Laurel Bridges ... boom operator
Mario Coletta ... sound mixer: Chicago
Lori Dovi ... sound mixer
James Eric ... sound utility
Alan Freedman ... adr mixer (as Alan 'Danger' Freedman)
Jon Johnson ... supervising sound editor
James Key ... digital sound transfer engineer
Jared Marshack ... digital sound transfer engineer
Diane Marshall ... foley artist (as S. Diane Marshall)
Kurt Peterson ... utility sound
Eric Raber ... digital sound transfer engineer
Miguel Rivera ... sound editor
Brian Runnels ... digital transfer engineer
Jason Schmid ... re-recording mixer
Brian Slack ... re-recording mixer
Brad Sokol ... sound editor
Kevin J. Summers ... boom operator: Chicago (as Kevin Summers)
Lucy Sustar ... foley mixer
Dennis Twitty ... assistant sound engineer

Special Effects by

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Andre G. Ellingson ... special effects: gunfire (as Andre Ellingson)

Visual Effects by

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Tim Belcher ... visual effects VP of operations
Al Cleland ... visual effects general manager
Ashley Farber ... data technician
Alex Hernandez ... imaging technician
Loc Hoang ... imaging technician
Steve Hodge ... imaging technician
Brian Kun ... data technician
Christopher Kutcka ... imaging supervisor (as Chris Kutcka)
Elizabeth Ostermann ... digital restoration
Joshua Pines ... visual effects VP of color imaging r&d
Steve Rundell ... visual effects VP of production
Kevin Schwab ... imaging technician
Brad Sutton ... digital restoration
Wilson Tang ... digital restoration

Stunts

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Noby Arden ... stunt double (as Nobie Arden)
Brian Avery ... stunts
Christopher Doyle ... stunt coordinator (as Chris Doyle)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Matthew J. Barden ... additional best boy grip (as Matthew Barden)
Matthew C. Blea ... additional second camera
Don Burton ... camera loader
Marie Chao ... additional focus puller
Brian Christie ... dolly grip
Jon 'Scooter' Cousins ... grip (as Jonathan 'Scooter' Cousins)
Todd Csernecky ... electrician
Michele De Lorimier ... first assistant camera
Andy DePung ... additional camera loader (as Andrew Depung)
Monique Duran ... camera loader: Chicago
Sam Emerson ... still photographer
Eric Felland ... lighting technician
Erasto Garcia ... grip
Chris Godfrey ... additional grip
Matt Gulbin ... additional grip (as Matty Gulbin)
Wm. Terrell Hasker ... additional grip (as Terrell Hasker)
Matthew Hawkins ... additional grip
Ted Hayash ... gaffer
Todd Helsley ... electrician (as Todd A. Helsley)
Tony Jerrels ... additional grip
Gary Johnson ... additional second camera
Dan Kanes ... additional electrician
Neil Kinkead ... additional electrician
Roos Lauw ... additional electrician
Brian Lofthouse ... best boy electric
Alexandra Lucka ... second assistant camera
David 'Louie' Lukasik ... best boy electric: Chicago (as Louis Lukasik)
Steven A. Lundgren ... best boy electric
Paul Lyons ... electrician
Erik Messerschmidt ... best boy grip / gaffer: additional photography
Andrew Meyers ... rigging electrician
Lucas Millard ... video assist operator
Luke Miller ... key grip: Chicago
Nathaniel Miller ... additional focus puller
Mike Morales ... grip
C. Roy Nigra ... additional grip (as Roy Nigra)
Coby Nissen ... additional electrician
Jason Oberg ... grip: Chicago
Rick Page ... focus puller
Kevin Pittman ... best boy grip: Chicago
Rick Robertson ... camera operator
Mark Sanslow ... grip: Chicago
Frederick Schroeder ... second unit cinematographer
Jason Sidore ... electrician (as Riley Sitore)
Meena Singh ... second assistant camera: Chicago (as Meenah Singh)
Curtis Smith ... dolly grip
Tim Stratton ... rigging gaffer
Keith Talley ... key grip
Derek Touvell ... additional electrician
Deron Tse ... best boy grip: pick-up shots
Michael J. Walsh ... additional rigging gaffer (as Michael Walsh)
Thomas Wily ... additional best boy electric
Travis Witkowski ... grip: Chicago
Jordan Garretson ... additional grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Johnny Montevideo ... casting assistant
Debe Waisman ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Juliana Gomez ... wardrobe intern
Nathaniel Greene ... wardrobe intern
Rachel Sage Kunin ... wardrobe supervisor (as Rachel Sage)
Shelli Nishino ... key set costumer
Rebekah Wiest ... wardrobe: Chicago

Location Management

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Janet Harold ... location scout
Kevin Lane Hummel ... location assistant
Chris Munday ... location manager
Lorena Petani ... location manager: Chicago
Andy Tyler ... location scout

Music Department

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Lynette Jenkins ... music supervisor
Lynnette Jenkins ... music supervisor
Larry Robinson ... music supervisor
Bo Sibley ... music supervisor
Mark Wheaton ... score mixer: Catasonic / score recordist: Catasonic

Script and Continuity Department

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Kirsten Robinson ... additional script supervisor (as Kirsten German) / script supervisor: re-shoots (as Kirsten German)
Brenda K. Wachel ... script supervisor (as Brenda Wachel) / script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Ben Barsky ... driver
Dan Conte ... driver (as Dan Cont)
Fred Johnston ... driver
Michael Locke ... transportation coordinator (as Mike Locke)
Rick Locke ... driver
Richard Maginnis ... driver (as Rick Maginnis)
Randy Mangum ... driver (as Randy Mangun)
Chris Mendoza ... transportation captain
Hugo R. Ocana ... driver (as Hugo Ocana)
Benjamin Rivera ... driver (as Benny Rivera)
George Rodriguez ... driver
Steve Slotnick ... driver

Other crew

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David Aaron ... armorer
Scott Adams ... caterer: Silver Screen Catering
Jeffrey Arwine ... set medic
Ernest Bartak ... fire safety officer
Laura Boersma ... stock footage provider: Steele Film Productions
Charmaine Boos ... studio teacher
Rob Brenner ... traffic coordinator: Chicago
Jean Costello ... production office coordinator
Jose Cruz Tejeda ... catering assistant
Alex Ferry ... office production assistant
Aquil Fudge ... assistant accountant
Darlene Fuentes ... legal services: Goff Law
John Glosser ... office production assistant
Roger Goff ... legal services: Goff Law
Kent Hamilton ... insurance: Truman Van Dyke
Tyler Hayes ... office production assistant
Michael Hird ... set medic
Herb Johnson ... production accountant
Jon Kallus ... set production assistant (as Jonathan Kallus)
Alec Klapper ... set production assistant
Blair Kroeber ... key set production assistant
Justin Lieb ... production assistant: Chicago
Jason Maestas ... craft service
Paula Manzanedo-Schmit ... completion guarantor: Film Finances, Inc.
Drew Marks ... craft service
Christopher Mauldin ... stand-in: Chris Marquette
Karri Mayo ... studio teacher
Pat McConville ... set production assistant
Sidell McConville ... set production assistant (as Sidell Chase)
Mike McKean ... set medic
Nate Moore ... production executive: Participant Productions
Wendy Kay Moore ... assistant production office coordinator (as Wendy Moore)
Cathy Mooses ... craft service: Chicago
Pablo Morris ... set production assistant (as Paul Morris)
John Stewart Muller ... stock footage provider: Steele Film Productions
Iliana Nikolic ... production executive: IFC Films
Rouslan Ovtcharoff ... production assistant: electric department
Annalee Paulo ... unit publicist: Polaris Public Relations (as Anna Lee Paulo)
John Ping ... production assistant: Chicago
John H. Price ... on-set interviews
James Reineman ... fire safety officer
Tom Robertson ... fire safety officer
Oscar A. Rodriguez ... catering assistant
Santos Rodriguez ... cook
Marlene Rounds ... traffic coordinator: Chicago
Joe Russo ... electronic press kit: KG Productions
Tony Santiago ... production assistant: Chicago
Frederick Schroeder ... stock footage provider: Steele Film Productions
Jaime Serrano ... office production assistant
Grant Sloss ... set production assistant
Nathalie Vidlak ... script supervisor: Chicago
George Whitman ... key set production assistant
Anthony Woods ... set medic

Thanks

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Timothy Loughran ... special thanks (as Tim Loughran)
Roeg Sutherland ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A series of interwoven story lines brings to light how the proliferation of guns in America dramatically influence and shape every day lives. A gun shop owner, an ace student, a single mother, and a school principal are among those profoundly affected. Written by Unit Publicist

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Taglines One nation under fire. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Amerikietiškas šautuvas (Lithuania)
  • Американско оръжие (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Pesadelo Americano (Portugal)
  • Pesadelo Americano (Brazil)
  • Amerikai fegyver (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 95 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $9,355, 26 Mar 2006

Did You Know?

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Trivia While shooting scenes with Forest Whitaker and 'Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon' in an LA neighborhood, the arrival of Britney Spears halted production. She was visiting a friend in the house next door, trailed by several shouting paparazzi photographers. See more »
Goofs When David is drawing the tattoo on Tally's leg, she takes her glasses off and places them beside her. In the next cut her glasses are on, and in the next cut her glasses are off. See more »
Movie Connections Features Pickup on South Street (1953). See more »
Soundtracks The Good Stuff See more »

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