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1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
A pair of aimless scam artists (Jason Ritter, Jake Sandvig) in Los Angeles learn about responsibility when a neighbor's abandoned boy (Chandler Canterbury) enters their lives.

Cast: Jason Ritter , Jake Sandvig , Chandler Canterbury , Rebecca Hall , Carrie Preston , Todd Louiso , Gabriel Macht , Amanda Seyfried

Director: Brian Crano

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: MPI Media Group

A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Release Date: May 11th, 2012|1 hr. 25 min.

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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Woven amid the glib one-liners and contrived scenarios is an unexpected, and undeniably touching, sense of heart. show more

  • 50
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A dicey blend that generates viewer goodwill but can't make its conflicting vibes gel, A Bag of Hammers will play best with the most soft-hearted viewers provided they don't mind rooting for unrepentant felons. show more

  • 65
    Movieline

    It's a film that should be appallingly twee, but more often than not is actually scruffy and sweet, thanks to a nicely underplayed turn by Chandler Canterbury as the kid, Kelsey, and the chemistry between Jason Ritter and Jake Sandvig as hipster grifters Ben and Alan. show more

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'A Bag of Hammers' SXSW Review: A Cute Bunch of Tools With Nothing to Build

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David Ehrlich on Mar 17th, 2011 4:30PM

There aren't all that many great movies about scoundrels. Rapscallions, ruffians and reprobates have been the basis of some of the cinema's most enduring films, but not scoundrels. Scoundrels are...

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