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Chasing the Green (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 17 April 2009 (USA)
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Two brothers in their 20's become millionaires, and almost lose everything to an over-zealous bureaucrat.

Director:

Russ Emanuel

Writers:

Craig Frankel (screenplay), Craig Frankel (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy London ... Adam Franklin
Ryan Hurst ... Ross Franklin
Heather McComb ... Lynn
William Devane ... Victor Gatling
Robert Picardo ... Dave Foxx
Dan Grimaldi ... Peter Allen
Patricia Rae ... Mona Beads
Larry Pine ... Frank Daniels
Vinny Vella ... Vincent
Michael Masini ... Stanley
Howard Nash ... Bob Printus
Chris Gunn Chris Gunn ... Bert Tyler
Lavinia Dowdell Lavinia Dowdell ... Carol
Blake Young-Fountain ... Carl
Prem Singh ... Charles
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Storyline

Inspired by a true story, "Chasing the Green" tells the story of two young brothers who become millionaires during the early 1990s. Their ambition and drive lead them into conflict with FTC officials, where an over-zealous bureaucrat attempts to destroy their company. The older brother, tries to reconcile the current crisis with conflicts in his own relationships, primarily with his current girlfriend. Written by anon

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Taglines:

Two Brothers. One Dream.

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Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Official Sites:

MySpace Site | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Driven See more »

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Production Co:

Igolf Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The character "Ted Peterson" continues director Russ Emanuel's tradition of using the Peterson name (also mentioned in "Girl With Gun" (2006) as a business associate of Dan Winters' and in "P.J." (2007) as Dr. Peterson). See more »

Quotes

Ross Franklin: If we want to, we can squeeze them for another $10 million.
Adam Franklin: Well, what if we can't? $30 million is a lot to lose, what are you crazy?
Ross Franklin: I've gotten us this far, haven't I?
Adam Franklin: Well, what, to lose it?
Ross Franklin: You're gonna have to trust me. It's a hole in one.
Adam Franklin: Or it's a shot in the dark.
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Connections

Referenced in Behind the Green (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Revenge
Written by Thomas B. Richards
Performed by The Waking Hours
Courtesy of Rip Tide Music, Inc.
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Big fan of true stories
12 March 2009 | by igolf1-1See all my reviews

A Film Well Done

Went to the screening and loved the story. I am a fan of true stories and this one was good. It's a little different from most because this was about two brothers who start a company with nothing and turn it into a company with over 300 employees. Many of their friends joined them who had no experience in the industry. How'd they do that? They pulled so many stupid and funny pranks on each other (I guess twenty year old's will do that). It also had a recognizable cast. I remember Ryan Hurst from Remember the Titans and Jeremy London from Party of Five. William Devane is always great. The music is also good (love that .38 special song!). After watching these two brothers build this multi-million dollar company and then get treated very badly by the government (and stripped of millions) made me wonder what they'll do next. Definitely a film worth watching.


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