• Shot Caller (2017)

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Shot Caller

Release Date: August 18th, 2017

DVD Release Date: October 17th, 2017

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Recently released from prison, a gang member finds himself forced by his leaders to orchestrate a major crime with a rival gang.

Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lake Bell, Jon Bernthal, Emory Cohen, Jeffrey Donovan, Benjamin Bratt, Jessy Schram, Evan Jones

Director: Ric Roman Waugh

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: DirecTV, Bold Films, Relativity Media, Participant Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    Unflinchingly written and directed by Austin, Texas-based filmmaker Ric Roman Waugh, it’s too unnerving to recommend to the squeamish, but for anyone curious enough to find out what really happens to turn decent people into savages in the bedlam of the American prison system, this is one for the must-see list. show more

  • 70
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    Shot Caller may cover little new ground but navigates familiar terrain with considerable skill. show more

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Despite being sold and marketed as a thriller, the most interesting aspects of Shot Caller are the dramatic ones. show more

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