A once-celebrated kid detective, now 32, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

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Evan Morgan

Writer:

Evan Morgan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaitlyn Chalmers-Rizzato ... Gracie Gulliver
Adam Brody ... Abe Applebaum
Kaleb Horn Kaleb Horn ... Corey
Wendy Crewson ... Mrs. Applebaum
Jonathan Whittaker ... Mr. Applebaum
Brent Skagford ... Barkeep
Steve Gagne Steve Gagne ... Rory Beans
Giovanna Moore ... Barmaid
Jesse Noah Gruman ... Young Abe
Talyssa Therrien Talyssa Therrien ... Tracy
Olivia Williams Olivia Williams ... Danny
Carter Kowal Carter Kowal ... Nathan
Griffin Wardle Griffin Wardle ... Jake
Jake Bell-Webster Jake Bell-Webster ... Striped Shirt (as Jake Bell Webster)
Barbara Rajnovich Barbara Rajnovich ... Elderly Woman
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A once-celebrated kid detective, now 32, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

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No longer a kid. Not much of a detective.

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Comedy | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug use, some sexual references, brief nudity and violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 13, 2020. See more »

Goofs

When they are being followed, the car has an Ontario plate, but when they stop and he gets out, plate is different and no longer shows as Ontario plate. See more »

Quotes

Abe Applebaum: Finally, after all this time, someone trusts me with a real case. A chance to prove myself. You're telling me I shouldn't take it?
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Sugar Town
Performed by Nancy Sinatra
Written by James Krondes (as Jimmy Krondes) & Sidney Jacobson (as Sid Jacobson)
Published by Universal Music Publishing Canada
Courtesy of Boots Entertainment Inc. and Criterion Music Corp.
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Most underrated film of this awful year!
28 October 2020 | by heresijaSee all my reviews

Everything works in this movie, very good thriller.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kid Detective See more »

Filming Locations:

North Bay, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$140,218, 18 October 2020

Gross USA:

$364,138

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$367,890
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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