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Live Free or Die (2006)

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Lackluster criminals look to pull a job in the Granite State.

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Gregg Kavet, Andy Robin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Stanford ... John 'Rugged' Rudgate
Peter Anthony Tambakis ... Marcus (as Peter Tambakis)
Frank Pando ... Trucker
Paul Schneider ... Jeff Lagrand
Jeffrey Maroun Jeffrey Maroun ... Cashier (as Jeffrey J. Maroun)
Judah Friedlander ... Hesh
Clark Middleton ... Larry
Carlo Alban ... Todd Thomas
Kevin Dunn ... Chief Monson
Michael Rapaport ... Lt. Putney
Zooey Deschanel ... Cheryl
Tracy M. Smith Tracy M. Smith ... Sharon (as Tracy Smith)
R.E. Rodgers ... Oldfield
Adam LaFramboise Adam LaFramboise ... Ted
Kim Director ... Donna
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Storyline

It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows revenge, pouring brake fluid in the man's water supply. When the man dies from unrelated causes, Rugged and his side-kick, the even dimmer Jeff, try to cover up what they think is murder. One bad decision begets another. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

From 2 of the writers of Seinfeld See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language including sex references | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zeis eleftheros i pethaineis... See more »

Filming Locations:

Claremont, New Hampshire, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,875, 1 April 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,706, 6 April 2007
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Live Free Or Die" is New Hampshire's (the granite state) motto. See more »

Goofs

The kid who reports buying stolen speakers to the police identifies himself as "Todd Thompkins" in the movie, but is listed as "Todd Thomas" in the credits. See more »

Quotes

Lagrand: Ooo... Ice.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Summer's Gonna Be My Girl
Written by Bobby Harlow, John Krautner, Christopher Fachini
Performed by The Go
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Excellent
28 June 2006 | by wangchungvslopanSee all my reviews

I had the pleasure of watching this film in Austin at the SouthbySouth West Film Festival and it was hilarious. It was simple in humor yet that was the funny thing about it. Their wasn't a dry seat in the house. And no they weren't crying out of laughter but for pissing their pants while laughing. Especially with the lines from Paul Schnieder's character Lagrand. I do remember one of the questions that a lot of people wanted to know and that was where could they get a copy of the film. Hopefully they will bring it soon if not release for theaters nationwide. It would totally be a hit. After the film we must of clapped for like a few minutes unfortunately we couldn't ask the director or the cast that many questions because the schedule was very tight and we wanted to go catch another film. Aaron Standford also brings great desperation to his character Rugged who desperately wants to be a notorious gansta. And thankfully not in the ways of a Wigga. Any fans of slacker humor would definitely love this film. "Yep, They Stole My Porn And That was Vintage S"#@ Man"


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