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Swelter (2014)

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Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.

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Keith Parmer

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Stillman
Alfred Molina ... Doc
Josh Henderson ... Boyd
Lennie James ... Bishop
Abby Miller ... Peaches
Catalina Sandino Moreno ... Carmen
Mindy Robinson ... Party Host
Brad Carter ... Mechanic
Susan Ruttan ... Church Lady
Courtney Hope ... Halle
Grant Bowler ... Cole
Tracey Walter ... old man Henry johnson
Freya Tingley ... London
Tokala Black Elk ... Mezcal (as Tokala Clifford)
Dana Schick ... Stunning Biker Girl
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Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.

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Rated R for violence and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 2014 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Agria symmoria See more »

Filming Locations:

Piru, California, USA

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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In one of the early scenes when they take the spare tyre out of the trunk it has a hub cap fitted to the wheel. Normally a spare would not have a hub cap fitted; the hub cap on the wheel with the flat tyre would end up on the spare after it has been fitted. See more »

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References Ocean's 11 (1960) See more »

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Back To The Water
Performed by Tree Adams
Written by Tree Adams (BMI)
Courtesy of Treehouse Music Inc.
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Only for JCVD
2 November 2014 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I bought this film only because it was a mix up between western and crime movie, and also because there was JCVD in a supporting character. Besides this, as we say in french, this feature doesn't break three legs to a duck. Nothing exceptional in this forgettable movie. I did appreciate the wink to THE WILD BUNCH; the sheriff's name is Pike Bishop. I watched Sam Peckinpah's masterpiece at least a dozen times in my life, and Pike Bishop sounds quite familiar to my ears.

It's a new wave crime film, in the line of Quentin Tarantino's world, as we watch since the early nineties now.

An acceptable time waster, no more, just for rent, and certainly not for buying.


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