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Phantom Halo (2014)

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A scheme for making easy money goes awry when a young man turns to counterfeiting to repay his father's debts.
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Credited cast:
Rebecca Romijn ... Ms. Rose
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Samuel Emerson
Luke Kleintank ... Beckett Emerson
Tobin Bell ... Smashmouth
Clare Grant ... Carlene
Sebastian Roché ... Warren Emerson
Gbenga Akinnagbe ... Roman
Susan Park ... Grace
Ashley Hamilton ... Donny
Laila Odom ... Actress
Jose Rosete ... Smashmouth's Bodyguard
Sammi-Jack Martincak ... High School Girl #2
Raymond Ma ... Mr. Lee
Jeff Seymour ... Adam
Shawn Woods ... Mr. Shee


Brothers Samuel and Beckett Emerson are barely scraping by. Their father, Warren, continues to gamble and drink away any money they bring home. With all the havoc that is constantly going on in their lives, the family members each find solace in his own way, through Shakespeare, comic books and impossible love affairs. Beckett seizes the opportunity to make some easy money by counterfeiting in hopes of repaying his father's debts. When Beckett's plan goes awry, the family must decide to change their ways or pay the ultimate price Written by GNR

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Two brothers, one dream and a hundred ways to get it.


Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Movie based on the short film My Left Hand Man (2011) by Antonia Bogdanovich See more »

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It's a very good film, better than many films
26 March 2015 | by hongxiSee all my reviews

It's a very good film, better than many films "Sam" is growing up The story is about brothers Samuel and Beckett Emerson long ago found a way to keep their family afloat despite their drunken father's nasty gambling habit: While Samuel distracts crowds of passerby with his Shakespearian monologues, Beckett, a master pickpocket, makes his way through the unsuspecting crowd. And then their small, impoverished world crumbles when their father gets in over his head with a dangerous loan shark. Shakespeare and petty thievery are abandoned for Samuel's belief in the super powers of his comic book hero, Phantom Halo, and Beckett's friend's ability to counterfeit the perfect $100 note. Suddenly, the small- time world as the Emerson family knew it is turned upside down as the brothers do all they can to break free from the mud that traps them.

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Release Date:

19 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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