Skip to main content

1 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Steven Cantor interviews various Los Angeles bouncers, most of whom have kind hearts beneath their tough exteriors.

Cast: Black Prince , Omar Cook , Alan Crosley , Frank DeMaio , Mike DeMaio , King , Jordan Maldonado , Lenny McLean

Director: Steven Cantor

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Artistic License, Showtime Entertainment, Wellspring Media

Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope (2000)

Release Date: April 15th, 2000|1 hr. 12 min.

critic reviews (6)
fan reviews ( )
  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Cantor seems to have noticed how dull the actual footage is, since he relies heavily on "arty" shots and black-and-white inserts. show more

  • 63
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Much of the resulting material is very funny, though there are a few times when the filmmakers patronize or mock their subjects in a way that makes you uncomfortable. show more

  • 60
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    All of the interviewees are compelling, whether proudly showing off bruises and bullet holes from on-the-job scuffles, or voicing their opinions about how the profession has changed. show more

similar movies

  • Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

  • A Certain Kind of Death (2003)

  • Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

  • Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve (2012)

  • Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters (2012)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings