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Arnolds Park (2007)

PG-13 | | Mystery, Thriller | 20 July 2007 (USA)
In the eyes of his classmates, Francis Larson is nothing more than an overweight social outcast. After being sent to prison when he's forced to confess to the murder, everyone including his... See full summary »


Gene Teigland




Credited cast:
Erik Allen Erik Allen ... Young Francis Larson (as Erik Harpster)
Randy Baranczyk Randy Baranczyk ... Police Officer
Chris Carlson ... John Thomas
Ben Coler Ben Coler ... Man in Park
Nancy Crocker Nancy Crocker ... Mrs. Hayward
James Michael Detmar ... Bobby Delano (as Jim Detmar)
Crystal Donner Crystal Donner ... Female Bartender
Erica Elaine Engelbert Erica Elaine Engelbert ... Park Visitor
Matthew Feeney ... Police Officer
Tac Fitzgerald Tac Fitzgerald ... Frank Delano
Jon Foss Jon Foss ... Man in Bar
Casey Garven Casey Garven ... Billy Ross
Colleen Gilbert Colleen Gilbert ... Bartender
Gary Groomes ... Jack Newmar
Kendyl Joi Kendyl Joi ... Regan Fisher


In the eyes of his classmates, Francis Larson is nothing more than an overweight social outcast. After being sent to prison when he's forced to confess to the murder, everyone including his classmates are led to believe that Francis commits suicide. However, it's only a cover for his physical transformation to Frank Delano. Aided by his rich eccentric Uncle Bobby, they meticulously plan Frank's return to Arnolds Park to bring the real killer to justice. During Frank's physical transformation Bobby also hires a young beauty Susan Campbell who has close ties to Jackie Newmar the one who has the answers that could help clear Francis' name. The People's Movie presents Arnolds Park. An online movie collaboration from people in all fifty states and around the world. This mystery romance is a thrill ride of lies, secret confessions, justice, revenge, betrayal and love. Written by Anonymous

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An accused young man returns to seek revenge and justice for a murder he didn't commit.


Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, drug content, brief language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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A fun ride...
15 September 2007 | by fmgirlSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to get into a special advance screening and loved it. It's a movie I will be sure to see more than once. Go see this if you are in the mood for a fun ride with a youthful edge. It moves along at a good pace so pay close attention so you don't miss stuff and get confused. The plot is nicely complicated and twisted. There is also a good love triangle mixed in with the mystery but I don't want to give away too much. It has a different sort of feel than most movies with teenagers and twenty-something actors. The lead actor is drop dead gorgeous and intriguing. Can't wait to see more of him. Eye candy. Definitely fun. Some cool Midwest locations. Some great scenes at this famous old amusement park. Makes you think of summer.

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Release Date:

20 July 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carousel of Revenge See more »

Filming Locations:

Arnolds Park, Iowa, USA See more »


Box Office


$600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,112, 22 July 2007

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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