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Bomb City (2017)

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | 31 March 2017 (USA)
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Bomb City is a crime-thriller, about the cultural aversion of a group of punk rockers in a conservative Texas town. Their ongoing battle with a rival, more-affluent clique leads to a ... See full summary »

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Jameson Brooks (as Jamie Brooks)

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Jameson Brooks (as Jamie Brooks), Sheldon Chick
13 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Davis ... Brian
Glenn Morshower ... Cameron Wilson
Luke Shelton ... Cody Cates
Henry Knotts ... King
Logan Huffman ... Ricky
Dominic Ryan Gabriel Dominic Ryan Gabriel ... Jason
Maemae Renfrow ... Jade (as Mae Mae Renfrow)
Eddie Hassell ... Oles
Audrey Gerthoffer ... Michelle
Lukas Termin Lukas Termin ... McCormick
Lorelei Linklater ... Rome
Michael Seitz ... Davis
Major Dodge ... Officer Denny
Holt Boggs ... Officer Chuck
Robbie Lawler ... Officer Vincent
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Bomb City is a crime-thriller, about the cultural aversion of a group of punk rockers in a conservative Texas town. Their ongoing battle with a rival, more-affluent clique leads to a controversial hate crime that questions the morality of American justice. Based on the true-life story of Brian Deneke.

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The more I see of man, the more I like dogs.

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Crime | Drama

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Last film featuring Ron Lester. See more »

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Referenced in You Might Be the Killer (2018) See more »

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Real Street Nigga
Performed by Young Zillion
Courtesy of Red Label Muzik
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This movie is a love letter to fallen heroes and fellow outcasts
6 November 2017 | by randallaviksSee all my reviews

I don't know if this is a good way to start a movie review, but after seeing this movie all I could think to do was message an old punk buddy of mine and warn him that the next time I saw him 'I was going to hug him and never let go.'

I have so much praise for this movie I don't even know where to begin (I would have expressed this praise to the filmmakers during their Tallgrass Film Festival Q&A, but when I was given the mic to comment, I just couldn't make ...words.) Y'see, it's a ton of bricks this movie... Not just in sad ways either, mind you, but across the board. The authenticity is overwhelming: The accuracy of the hangouts, the music blaring, the art that was happening, the bond between outcasts-if you've been there then you know the good times that are had with people who have nothing but would give you the shirt off their back if you needed it. But sadly, a part of that authenticity....the world is usually at war with us outcasts, and this movie shows that reality. Hard. Like all those bricks I mentioned earlier.

I'll quit waxing poetic and get to some movie stuff over here- The 3rd act of this film includes a scene that is still managing to shake my punk self and the film snob he grew up to be- to avoid violating the 'spoiler' criteria of this page, I will refer to this scene as the 'Truck Ride'. It may be the most haunting and true depiction of that journey I've ever seen committed to film. It's a perfectly filmed moment and- I pray I'm not out of line by saying-inspiring. Absolutely, we know the tragedy and bedlam that is looming when you take such a ride (and in no way am I trying to make light of the things that follow) but the filmmakers show that along with the fear and bloodcurdling uncertainty of that ride, there is a nobility. A quiet moment shared between the warriors who have no choice but to be on the way to somewhere they shouldn't be going. I'm not kidding, it's that powerful.

Oh yeah, movie review... (This movie made me get lost in thought again dammit!) Wonderful job done by all-Acting, Production, Cinematography, Direction. Sound. Everything is Outstanding. I will be owning this movie soon, and I WILL be owning it on DVD-it belongs on the bookshelf next to my copies of 'Another State of Mind', 'Decline of Western Civilization pt 1' and appropriately enough, 'The Outsiders'.

In the meantime I'll be raising a glass to fallen punks and fellow outcasts while I play my favorite Subhumans record-This one's for you Brian, I hope punk valhalla is treating you well my Brother.


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English

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$31,005, 11 February 2018

Gross USA:

$59,329

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,329
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2.35 : 1
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