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Alpha dog [videorecording] / Sidney Kimmel Entertainment ; A-Mark Entertainment ; Alpha Dog, LLC ; VIP 2 Medienfonds ; produced by Sidney Kimmel, Chuck Pacheco ; written by Nick Cassavetes ; directed by Nick Cassavetes.

Available copies

  • 7 of 10 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library DVD ALP (Text to phone) 33625138922856 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: "A cautionary tale: the making of 'Alpha dog'" featurette; witness timeline.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Fraisse ; editor, Alan Heim ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Sarah Jane Slotnick ; production designer, Dominic Watkins.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bruce Willis, Matthew Barry, Emile Hirsch, Fernando Vargas, Vincent Kartheiser, Justin Timberlake, Shawn Hatosy, Heather Wahlquist, Ben Foster, Anton Yelchin, Sharon Stone.
Summary, etc.:
Inspired by true events, a group of teens from the suburbs commits an impulsive crime which spirals further out of control as the police close in.
Based on the real-life case of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer in California's San Gabriel Valley who, in 2000, became one of the youngest men to appear on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. With family links to organized crime, Johnny Truelove is on the warpath against Jake Mazursky, a sleazebag addict who owes him money. Fate intervenes when Johnny and his friend Frankie encounter Jake's 15-year-old half-brother Zack and hold him as collateral until Jake pays his debts. What begins as a casual, seemingly harmless situation escalates into a crisis of capital crime.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive drug use and language, strong violence, sexuality, and nudity.
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single-sided.
Language Note:
English or French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Subject: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Drama.
Drug dealers > California > San Gabriel River Valley > Drama.
Kidnapping > California > San Gabriel River Valley > Drama.
Criminal behavior > California > San Gabriel River Valley > Drama.
Criminal investigation > California > San Gabriel River Valley > Drama.
Drogas > Comercio > California > San Gabriel River Valley > Teatro.
Delitos > California > San Gabriel River Valley > Teatro.
San Gabriel River Valley (Calif.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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