Officer Downe (film)

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Officer Downe
Officer Downe poster.jpg
Directed by Shawn Crahan
Produced by Mark Neveldine
Written by Joe Casey
Based on Officer Downe comic
by Chris Burnham and Joe Casey
Starring Kim Coates
Sam Witwer
Lindsay Pulsipher
Reno Wilson
Mark Neveldine
Shad Gaspard
Music by Kyle Sherrod
Gizmachi
Cinematography Gerardo Madrazo
Edited by Meg Ramsay
Distributed by Magnet Releasing
Release date
  • June 2016 (2016-06) (LA Film Festival)
  • November 18, 2016 (2016-11-18) (United States)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $850
Box office $850[1][2]

Officer Downe is a 2016 film directed by Shawn Crahan and produced by Mark Neveldine.

Plot[edit]

A deceased police officer is resurrected from the dead to continue his war on crime.[3]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was first announced on July 15, 2013.[4] Kim Coates was confirmed to play the lead role on February 20, 2015.[5] The rest of the cast was confirmed on April 1, 2015.[6]

Filming began in March 2015. Joe Casey, who created the comic series on which the film is based, wrote the film's screenplay.[7] The first images from the film were revealed on May 15, 2015.[8] More images from the film were released on May 13, 2016. Producer Mark Neveldine confirmed that the film would be rated R by the MPAA.[9]

It had its world premiere at the LA Film Festival in June 2016.[10]

Reception[edit]

IGN awarded it a score of 6.8 out of 10, saying "While it has some enjoyable moments, there are too many missed opportunities when the film could have taken it to the next level."[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Officer Downe". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Officer Downe". The Numbers. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  3. ^ SAATHOFF, Evan, May 13, 2016, "OFFICER DOWNE Is Coming, And We Have Exclusive Pics To Prove It" (http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/05/13/officer-downe-is-coming-and-we-have-exclusive-pics-to-prove-it). Birth Movies Death. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  4. ^ July 15, 2013 DeVita, Joe, "Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan to Make Feature Film Directing Debut With ‘Officer Downe’" (http://loudwire.com/slipknots-shawn-clown-crahan-feature-film-directing-debut/) Loudwire. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  5. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike, February 20, 2015, "http://deadline.com/2015/02/kim-coates-officer-downe-sons-of-anarchy-1201378290/" (http://deadline.com/2015/02/kim-coates-officer-downe-sons-of-anarchy-1201378290/) Deadline. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  6. ^ April 1, 2015, Bowar, Chad, "More Cast Members Announced for Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan Directed Film ‘Officer Downe’" (http://loudwire.com/more-cast-members-shawn-clown-crahan-film-officer-downe/) Loud Wire. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  7. ^ Ferrell, Cody, March 13, 2015 "JOE CASEY GIVES AN UPDATE ON THE OFFICER DOWNE MOVIE" ("Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-21. Retrieved 2016-10-26. ) Screen Goonz. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  8. ^ May 15, 2015, Emily, "FIRST LOOK AT OFFICER DOWNE – DIRECTED BY SLIPKNOT’S CLOWN" (http://www.kerrang.com/31465/first-look-officer-downe-directed-slipknots-clown/) Kerrang. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  9. ^ SAATHOFF, Evan, May 13, 2016, "OFFICER DOWNE Is Coming, And We Have Exclusive Pics To Prove It" (http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/05/13/officer-downe-is-coming-and-we-have-exclusive-pics-to-prove-it). Birth Movies Death. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  10. ^ "LA FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILS 2016 COMPETITION LINEUP" (http://www.filmindependent.org/press/press-releases/la-film-festival-unveils-2016-competition-lineup/) Film Independent. Accessed 15 May 2016.
  11. ^ Lassar, Josh, "Officer Downe Review" (http://uk.ign.com/articles/2016/06/06/officer-downe-review). IGN Accessed 7 December 2016.

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