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Chasing the Green (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 17 April 2009 (USA)
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Two brothers in their 20's become millionaires, and almost lose everything to an over-zealous bureaucrat.

Director:

Russ Emanuel

Writers:

Craig Frankel (screenplay), Craig Frankel (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy London ... Adam Franklin
Ryan Hurst ... Ross Franklin
Heather McComb ... Lynn
William Devane ... Victor Gatling
Robert Picardo ... Dave Foxx
Dan Grimaldi ... Peter Allen
Patricia Rae ... Mona Beads
Larry Pine ... Frank Daniels
Vinny Vella Vinny Vella ... Vincent
Michael Masini ... Stanley
Howard Nash ... Bob Printus
Chris Gunn Chris Gunn ... Bert Tyler
Lavinia Dowdell Lavinia Dowdell ... Carol
Blake Young-Fountain ... Carl
Prem Singh ... Charles
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Storyline

Inspired by a true story, "Chasing the Green" tells the story of two young brothers who become millionaires during the early 1990s. Their ambition and drive lead them into conflict with FTC officials, where an over-zealous bureaucrat attempts to destroy their company. The older brother, tries to reconcile the current crisis with conflicts in his own relationships, primarily with his current girlfriend. Written by anon

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Two Brothers. One Dream.

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Driven See more »

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Igolf Productions See more »
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The character "Ted Peterson" continues director Russ Emanuel's tradition of using the Peterson name (also mentioned in "Girl With Gun" (2006) as a business associate of Dan Winters' and in "P.J." (2007) as Dr. Peterson). See more »

Quotes

Ross Franklin: If we want to, we can squeeze them for another $10 million.
Adam Franklin: Well, what if we can't? $30 million is a lot to lose, what are you crazy?
Ross Franklin: I've gotten us this far, haven't I?
Adam Franklin: Well, what, to lose it?
Ross Franklin: You're gonna have to trust me. It's a hole in one.
Adam Franklin: Or it's a shot in the dark.
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Featured in Occupants: IndieGoGo Video (2014) See more »

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Almost Nearly There
Written by Thomas B. Richards
Performed by The Waking Hours
By Arrangement with Rip Tide Music, Inc.
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Wall Street for Main Street
18 June 2009 | by charlesemanuelSee all my reviews

Chasing the Green is "Wall Street" for "Main Street". It is a very well acted, told and directed story of 2 brothers who start with high school educations and a good dose of greed and ambition and succeed in building a very successful business enterprise only to collide with the might and power of a petty government bureaucrat. In light of our current economic situation it is a great primer on the the excesses of the individual and the government and the impact of that conflict on the players and by-standers . Good acting and good direction make for an entertaining movie experience. This is Russ Emanuel's second feature, after P.J., and showcases his growth as a director.


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