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Code 8 (2016)

Not Rated | | Short, Action, Crime | 22 March 2016 (USA)
A desperate young man possessing special powers clashes with a militarized police force after committing a petty crime.

Director:

Jeff Chan

Writers:

Chris Pare, Jeff Chan (screenwriter) (co-writer)
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Credited cast:
Robbie Amell ... Conner Reed
Stephen Amell ... G109
Sung Kang ... Police Officer
Aaron Abrams ... Freddie Berko
Chad Donella ... Dixon
Simon Northwood ... Rhino
Alfred Rubin Thompson ... Big Joe
Jack Horan ... Justin Reed
Peter Huang Peter Huang ... Drone Pilot 3
Jeff Sinasac ... Drone Pilot 2 (voice)
Al Marchesi ... Fire Guy
Kevin Carscallen Kevin Carscallen ... Pedestrian
William Chang William Chang ... 1078 #2
Christine Pagulayan Christine Pagulayan ... Reporter
Eric Sean Atwood Eric Sean Atwood ... Carpenter Contractor
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In an alternate reality, 4% of the world's population is born with special abilities. Most of these "specials" live under poverty line. Taylor, a "special" living way under the poverty line takes different construction jobs in order to support his family. One day after work, over payment issues, Taylor intentionally damages his employer's property. The police goes after Taylor and his friend, and just when the police is about to arrest Taylor, a fight erupts. Written by DStroke01

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Short | Action | Crime | Sci-Fi

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Not Rated

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4/21/2016 - With one day remaining in their Indiegogo fundraiser, as of 8:15pm (Pacific Time) they've raised $1,297,482. Reaching 649% of their goal raised. Not only did they break the record for the highest crowd-funded Canadian film but they shattered the record. See more »

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Antihero Dystopia
24 April 2020 | by w-08323See all my reviews

If it is not a superhero, not a superpower, but a human elite, a human rich, they do not use their ingenuity and wealth for the benefit of mankind, but for personal gain (this is the reality).How to resist as an ordinary person? Or will they become a marginalized group? This is the best anti-hero dystopian film of the year.


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