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The Grind (2009)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 22 September 2009 (USA)
With the help of his two best friends, a man tries to come up with a crafty scheme to outwit the Mexican mob.

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John Millea

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John Millea
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... Luke
Michael Welch ... Josh
Tanya Allen ... Courtney
Sarah Scott ... Alex
Lauren Walsh ... Brooke
Eve Mauro ... Sophia
Tom Sizemore ... Chuck
Christina DeRosa ... Naomi
Danny Trejo ... Nicholi Guzman
Brent Briscoe ... Brent B
Eric Bruskotter ... Earl
Allen Maldonado ... Eddie the Tweeker
Gichi Gamba ... LeVon
Carl Ciarfalio ... The Punisher
Robert Enriquez Robert Enriquez ... Dimes
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Storyline

Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and Josh, they come together to devise a plan that with a little blind luck just might get Luke out of the hole. Written by Nicole Town

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Грязь See more »

Filming Locations:

Gardena, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Red Baron Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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disappointing
11 April 2010 | by frank_the_dogSee all my reviews

This movie promises to be quite good...the cover would give the impression that there are colourful characters within like those in Snatch and maybe a quirky storyline like The Usual Suspects. It definitely has all the ingredients to be quite good but falls short of the mark. Without giving away what little storyline there is (reading the back of the DVD jacket will give you 80% of it anyway), I will just say that, for me, this was not very good...almost bad. It looks as though someone who enjoys Guy Ritchie movies and Tarantino flicks has decided to shoot their own talkie and then remembered halfway through that it should have a story and then realised about 3/4 way through that the story has to do something or go somewhere. Note to writer/director: write story first THEN shoot movie. Visually is was nice too look at and even OK to listen to...I liked all the actors, especially Michael Welch, but no one could save this...they simply had nothing to work with. Still worth a look, just to see if John Millea's next effort is any better...but, don't expect a Pulp Fiction as this is no Reservoir Dogs. 6/10


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