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Release Date: August 6th, 2010

DVD Release Date: February 8th, 2011

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Jack Harris (Luke Wilson) is a legitimate Texas businessman who wanders off the straight-and-narrow path when he meets Wayne Beering (Giovanni Ribisi) and Buck Dolby (Gabriel Macht), a slimy pair of Internet porn profiteers. Jack's association with the men leads to his involvement with a host of other lowlifes, and though he tries to convince himself that he is staying clean in a dirty business, his disintegrating family situation proves otherwise.

Cast: Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, Jacinda Barrett, Laura Ramsey, Terry Crews, Rade Serbedzija, Kevin Pollak

Director: George Gallo

Genres: Crime drama, Drama

Production Co: Oxymoron Entertainment

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, 2000s, Rise, Best friend

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Decidedly stimulating in its own right, at least in the early going. show more

  • Ribisi and Macht are sleaze incarnate. James Caan, as a conniving lawyer, and Rade Sherbedgia, as a Russian crime boss, are even more cootified. Best of all is Wilson, digging into his juiciest role in years and putting a human face on this mesmerizing morality tale, a journey into the toxic heart of the American dream. show more

  • Wilson's unflappable, deeply sympathetic affect and aging golden-boy visage have a very Jack-like smoothing effect on the story's rough patches. show more

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