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Animals (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama | 15 May 2015 (USA)
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ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an ... See full summary »

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Collin Schiffli
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Dastmalchian ... Jude
Kim Shaw ... Bobbie
John Heard ... Albert
John Hoogenakker ... Guy
John Lister ... Norman
Lawrence MacGowan Lawrence MacGowan ... Ed
Paul Perroni Paul Perroni ... Undercover Cop
Simeon Henderson ... Undercover Cop 2
Ryan Archibald Ryan Archibald ... Record Store Employee
Ilyssa Fradin ... Brenda
Jevon Houser Jevon Houser ... Buttercup
Jerod Haynes ... Buttercups Replacement
Velma Austin Velma Austin ... Charge Nurse
Anish Jethmalani Anish Jethmalani ... Doctor Ahmed
Jack McCabe ... Man in Diner
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ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their situation when one of them gets hospitalized. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Животные See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,471, 17 May 2015

Gross USA:

$21,821

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$94,646
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David Dastmalchian himself was a heroin addict for five years and became clean before his acting career. See more »

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Bobbie: I could have been a doctor. You could have been a doctor.
Jude: I could have been a sailor.
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simple without much flash
16 September 2015 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Jude (David Dastmalchian) and Bobbie (Kim Shaw) are drug addicts. They steal and pull small cons in order to get the next fix. They drift through the world on their own struggling to get by. They suffer illnesses and get robbed by avenging cops. Sometimes their cons don't go well. Jude gets hospitalized and they must face their impending fates.

This is a simple druggie couple movie without too much flash. Dastmalchian doesn't write big scenes in this and he has the feel of a drug addict. Shaw brings a little vulnerability to her role. It's a well made indie with good solid performances on a well worn story path.


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