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The Girl Is in Trouble (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 3 April 2015 (USA)
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A Lower East Side bartender becomes entangled in a murder mystery involving a desperate woman, a missing drug dealer and the scion of a powerful investment firm.

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Julius Onah

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Cast

Credited cast:
Columbus Short ... August
Wilmer Valderrama ... Angel
Alicja Bachleda ... Signe
Jesse Spencer ... Nicholas
Miriam Colon ... Grandma
Paz de la Huerta ... Maria
Kareem Savinon ... Jesus
Mike Starr ... Fixer
Tom Pelphrey ... Eric
Wass Stevens ... Freddy
J. Bernard Calloway ... Dre
Omer Barnea ... Amir
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Alves Paul Alves ... Manager
Luis Ayala ... Cop
Rachel Brill ... Background
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Storyline

After spending the night with a mysterious woman, a down on his luck DJ discovers evidence of a murder involving a dangerous drug dealer and a billionaire's son. Desperate for money, he must decide whether to blackmail the killer or help the girl out of escalating troubles.

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No Rules. No Fear. Just Revenge.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Девушка в беде See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Inspired by the New York film noirs of the late 1940s and 1950s such as Jules Dassin's The Naked City (1948) and Samuel Fuller's Pickup on South Street (1953). See more »

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Written by Danny James McCarthy (as Danny McCarthy) (ASCAP) and Gregg Lehrman (ASCAP)
Published by Karmachine Studios (ASCAP) and Lehrman Music (ASCAP)
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The worst movie ever...so bad I signed up to write a review
7 April 2015 | by cliveowen-38117See all my reviews

Where to begin? Acting is mediocre at best.

Storyline is like something a couple of middle school kids would makeup during a lunch break.

Like the previous reviewer had stated....the monologue is excessive, boring, wanders off on ridiculous tangents....AWFUL! This movie was the most painful movie I have ever watched. I literally quit watching the movie and then later resumed it 4 times.

For a 90 minute movie it felt like 4 hours.

The movie is so boring. I can think of maybe 2 scenes that total 3 minutes where the movie actually made me turn my head to fully see the screen. Prior to that I shifted between listening with both eyes closed and then laying on my side with only one eye partially opened....it is that bad.

I really think this movie must have gotten a 5+ rating because of Spike Lee's name.

Not that Spike Lee has ever done a great movie....but the fact that Spike Lee is just a cool name.

Do yourself a favor....slide down razor blades into a pool of alcohol and skip this movie. You'll feel much better in the end.


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