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Shot Caller

  • 2017
  • R
  • 121min
  • 65%
  • 7.3 / 10

Shot Caller tells the story of a happily married white collar businessman. When the man accidentally commits a crime he finds himself in a very uncomfortable situation. He is sentenced to prison time where he must adjust to life inside bars. Through his incarceration, he attempts to do what he can to care for his family outside of bars. His choices on the inside have a much larger effect on both himself and the ones on the outside if the wrong choices are made.

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The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, where the film was first released, was founded in 1995. It is held in Los Angeles, Hollywood, Culver City, as well as Dana Monica California. The event is held in September. The festival showcases independent, international, documentaries, short films, web series, music videos, and panel conversations. The festival has been run by the non-profit organization Film Independent since 2001. Film Independent also produces the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica. The Festival screens nearly 200 features, shorts, and episodes over 9 days. World premieres of films, a variety of panels, seminars, and free screenings are also available at the event. The festivals also show films by high school students as part of the Future Filmmakers Program. The films that are featured at the festival are reviewed by Film Independent's programming department. The team evaluates the films in order to decide which films are the best up and coming films.


about the movie

Shot Caller was released in 2017. This American crime thriller film was directed and written by Ric Roman Waugh. The film features the performances of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Omari Hardwick, Lake Bell, Jon Bernthal, Emory Cohen, Jeffrey Donovan, Evan Jones, with Benjamin Bratt, and Holt McCallany. The film made its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, 2017. The film was later released through DirecTV Cinema and then released by Saban Films on August 18, 2017. The box office sales were about $3 million.