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A Single Shot (2013)

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The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

Director:

David M. Rosenthal

Writers:

Matthew F. Jones (novel), Matthew F. Jones (screenplay)
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Rockwell ... John Moon
William H. Macy ... Pitt
Ted Levine ... Cecile
Kelly Reilly ... Jess
Jason Isaacs ... Waylon
Joe Anderson ... Obadiah
Jeffrey Wright ... Simon
Ophelia Lovibond ... Abbie
Amy Sloan ... Carla
W. Earl Brown ... Puffy
Heather Lind ... Mincy
Christie Burke ... Ingrid
Jenica Bergere ... Colette
Lana Giacose Lana Giacose ... Angela
David A. Flannery ... Shitbird (as David Flannery)
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The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

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One Mistake See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

UK | USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Single Shot See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,020, 22 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,020, 22 September 2013
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When John buries the dead body at the end of the movie, the girl's eyes are open in one shot and closed in the next. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
John Moon: Shit.
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Connections

Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.135 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

It Can Never Be
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Written by Cindy Walker
Performed by Cindy Walker
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Dark and thrilling
20 August 2013 | by AwonderlichSee all my reviews

I had never heard of this movie, but I found it on On Demand for purchase before the actual release date. I wasn't expecting much as I had never heard of it - but this movie was so good - it was almost hard to watch. I found myself getting up and having to walk out of the room because at times it was almost too painful (in a good way). Every actor was amazing from the accents, to demeanor, and wardrobe. I felt like the movie was actually happening before my eyes.

Sam Rockwell has always been a great actor - but in this movie - I kept forgetting it was even him. This was a great role for him and I hope to see more of him in future movies.

I recommend this dark, creepy and suspenseful movie. Be prepared to squirm!


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