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Chasing the Green (2009)

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Two brothers in their 20's become millionaires, and almost lose everything to an over-zealous bureaucrat.


Russ Emanuel


Craig Frankel (screenplay), Craig Frankel (story) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »





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


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Two Brothers. One Dream.


Drama | Romance | Sport



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Release Date:

17 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Driven See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Igolf Productions See more »
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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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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Referenced in Behind the Green (2009) See more »


Tell Me What It Takes
Written by Stephen Butler - Smashing Songs (ASCAP), Brian Butler - Merwit Music (ASCAP).
Performed by Smash Palace
Courtesy of Smash Palace Music
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Great film, great soundtrack
12 March 2009 | by jingleshanksSee all my reviews

This is a very entertaining movie, especially if you remember the '90s. It's a reminder of how exciting things were back then, with the new tech and before things went crazy here. The soundtrack is first-rate, and Jeremy London is fantastic, as is Ryan Hurst and William Devane. In fact, there are no weak performances. The film deals with two brothers who basically took on the business world and came out winners, which ticked off the big boys in the industry, who came after them with guns blazing. Devane is wonderful, as always. Any chance to see this great actor should be taken advantage of. And Heather McComb is lovely as always. The fact that it's based on a true story makes it that much more interesting. A really entertaining film, you won't be disappointed!

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