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Uncle John (2015)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 18 September 2015 (USA)
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In this tale of small town intrigue, an urbanite returns to his quiet hometown on an impromptu trip as his Uncle, widely respected in town, struggles to evade suspicion of a murder.

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Steven Piet

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Erik Crary (co-writer), Steven Piet (co-writer)
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Credited cast:
John Ashton ... John
Alex Moffat ... Ben
Jenna Lyng Adams ... Kate (as Jenna Lyng)
Ronnie Gene Blevins ... Danny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cynthia Baker Cynthia Baker ... Franny
Andy Cameron ... Gross Guy
Adria Dawn ... Mary
Tim Decker ... Dex
Don Forston Don Forston ... Frank
Janet Glimme Janet Glimme ... Mrs. Thompson
Gary Houston ... Ace
Matt Kozlowski ... Verne
Ashleigh LaThrop ... Beth
Tawny Newsome ... Cute Hipster Girl
Ian Pfaff Ian Pfaff ... TV Host (voice)
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John is a kindly, well-liked old man in a small rural town. John has just killed a man named Dutch. Dutch had done a lot of bad things to a lot of nice people. Nobody in town would think to implicate John - nobody but Danny, Dutch's violent drunk of a brother. John's nephew Ben arrives from Chicago on an impromptu trip to his hometown as his uncle struggles to evade Danny's growing suspicions and looming threats. In this masterfully acted tale of small-town intrigue, one man's need for revenge may cost many more their lives.

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Language:

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Release Date:

18 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John bácsi See more »

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Lodi, Wisconsin, USA See more »

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When they are all outside at Uncle John's house getting the food ready for their barbecue, Kate's hair suddenly goes from being down to up in a ponytail and then back to down again. See more »

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"Uncle John": He's just as sweet as you can get...unless you get on his bad side, that is.
23 June 2016 | by jtncsmistadSee all my reviews

Veteran character actor John Ashton ("Beverly Hills Cop" I and II, "Gone Baby Gone") is sublime as "Uncle John", a quiet pillar of a small farming community whose residents are blithely unaware how deep his still waters run. Deep and dark.

Seems that John has lost someone dear to him. And there are those who will pay for his pain. Dearly.

Alex Moffat and the stunning Jenna Lyng (a dead ringer for TV's Lisa Ling) are also quite good here as coworkers/burgeoning lovers Ben and Kate. The young couple have come a callin' on Ben's sweet Uncle John for a brief overnight visit. What they don't know about their kind and gracious host won't hurt these two.

Which is certainly a damn sight more than can be said for the poor bastard who dares cross this benevolent, yet unforgiving, curious country gentleman.


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