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Galveston (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 19 October 2018 (USA)
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After escaping a set up, a dying hitman returns to his hometown of Galveston where he plans his revenge.

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Mélanie Laurent

Writers:

Nic Pizzolatto (as Jim Hammett), Nic Pizzolatto (based upon the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Foster ... Roy
Jeffrey Grover ... Dr. Finelli
Christopher Amitrano ... Jay
Mark Hicks ... Lou
María Valverde ... Carmen (as Maria Valverde)
Beau Bridges ... Stan
Michael Ray Escamilla ... Angelo
G. Peter King G. Peter King ... Third Man
Jimmie Lee Sessoms ... First Man
Elle Fanning ... Rocky
Sean Von Buseck ... Davey
C.K. McFarland ... Nancy (as CK McFarland)
Don A. King ... Lance
Michael John Lane ... Gerald
Robert Aramayo ... Tray
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A noirish crime thriller, Galveston centers on New Orleans hitman Roy Cady, diagnosed with lung cancer at 40. Before the cancer can do him in, however, he has more pressing concerns in the form of his mobster boss, who has decided to remove him from the business - and the world - via a set-up. Turning the tables, he goes on the run having rescued teenage hooker Raquel "Rocky" Arceneaux. He's persuaded to pick up her baby sister Tiffany, and with his new wards in tow, heads to his titular hometown to scheme revenge and redemption. Written by Polly_Kat

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA See more »

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed partially in Port Wentworth, Georgia, along Georgia Highway 25 near the Houlihan Bridge and on SC-170, "Alligator Alley," near the Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina. This area was also used to film the combat scene in Forrest Gump where Forrest was shot but saved everybody but Blue. The Kiefer Sutherland/Robert Downey Jr. movie "1969" was also filmed in the same area. See more »

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After Roy and Rocky switch cars and are turned down at a motel, they continue their journey. When the merge into the night traffic, it consists of modern cars. See more »

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Shockingly Intelligent
23 October 2018 | by the-real-max-g-forceSee all my reviews

It's hard to believe a movie this smart got made. It's not going to be a big money maker due to how mature and sophisticated the story is, the average mouth breathing popcorn muncher will not understand it. Every character, situation, reaction and outcome is absolutely real. As a result it causes the viewer to experience real emotions while they're watching it, and after. If you're capable of focusing on just one thing for 90 minutes, then I can recommend you watch Galveston. If you're a phone fiddler then don't bother.


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