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American Violence (2017)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 3 February 2017 (USA)
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Fascinated by the root causes of violent behavior, world renowned psychologist Dr. Amanda Tyler has an opportunity to interview and analyze death row inmate Jackson Shea. As the interview ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaiwi Lyman ... Jackson Shea (as Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau)
Bruce Dern ... Richard Morton
Denise Richards ... Amanda Tyler
Columbus Short ... Ben Woods
Rob Gronkowski ... Brad
Michael Paré ... Martin Bigg
Johnny Messner ... Paul
Emma Rigby ... Olivia Rose
Nick Chinlund ... Belmonte
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Charlie Rose
Hunter Fischer ... Young Jack
Michele Santopietro ... Cynthia Shea
J. Todd Anderson J. Todd Anderson ... Michael
Stipe Miocic ... Hal
Robert Goon ... Vin
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Fascinated by the root causes of violent behavior, world renowned psychologist Dr. Amanda Tyler has an opportunity to interview and analyze death row inmate Jackson Shea. As the interview commences, and Jack's fate hangs in the balance, Amanda must determine whether or not a stay of execution should be granted.

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Payback...The best form of revenge.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

www.pictaram.com

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stay of Execution See more »

Filming Locations:

Lajitas, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$6,511,529
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[first lines]
Richard Morton: Margaret. What the hell am I supposed to do with this?
[holding up his toast]
Margaret: [from the other room] Doctor's orders, honey. No saturated fat.
Richard Morton: Ma'am, that doctor is a hack. And he's pathetic. He shouldn't even have a license. Stop listening to the doctor. Jesus. You give me bread? First of all it's not toasted, second of all it's peanut butter without any jam. How do you expect me to swallow this or get it down? How many goddamn times do I have to tell you that? Get your nose out of a...
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Really bad.
30 June 2017 | by josh_colstonSee all my reviews

I never thought I would say this, but Denise Richards wasn't so bad, although her level of grooming was not appropriate to the character in the slightest. Clearly a really bad script. The guy that plays the character Jackson was absolutely horrible and his terrible acting only made Richards' performance slightly better. He was so campy she actually came off as someone who had some sort of vague craft. She's not a good actress, but she can occasionally deliver a line. I mean, she's good enough to make acting look easy, but also not good/confident enough to know she doesn't need to look attractive. I turned this movie off almost immediately after he started throwing his tantrum.


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