The Kings of Appletown

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The Kings of Appletown
The American DVD Box Art.
Directed by Robert Moresco
Produced by Robert Moresco
Amanda Moresco
Joseph A. Reilly
Alain Silver
Written by Amanda Moresco
Starring Dylan Sprouse-
Cole Sprouse
Victoria Justice
Eileen Brennan
Malcolm David Kelley
Music by Mark Snow
Cinematography Daniel Pearl
Edited by Harvey Rosenstock
Moresco Productions
Distributed by Naedomi Media
Release date
  • December 12, 2008 (2008-12-12)

limited release[1]
Language English
Budget $7,000,000[1]

The Kings of Appletown is a 2008 dramedy/adventure film starring twin brothers Dylan Sprouse and Cole Sprouse, written by Amanda Moresco, directed by Robert Moresco, and produced by Moresco Productions in association with Oak Films.[2] This was the second time the brothers and Victoria Justice worked together, the first time was in an episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.


It completed principal filming[3] in New Braunfels, Texas and completed post production some time after that.


The film is about two cousins – Will and Clayton– who witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.

Early (limited) release[edit]

The Kings of Appletown had a limited preview release on December 12, 2008 and was returned to post production.[1]

On April 13, 2009 the film had a special screening at Loews in Lincoln Square in New York City. The screening benefited the Joseph Horvath Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The film has also premiered in Australia on September 13, 2012 on Family Movie Channel on Foxtel and Austar. It released in Australia on DVD early 2013.



  1. ^ a b c, The Kings of Appleton budget and release information. Retrieved 12-27-2008
  2. ^ Theiapolis CINEMA, The Kings of Appleton production informations. Retrieved 12-27-2008
  3. ^ [1] New York Times, By Melena Ryzik (February 1, 2008), "Awakening, Nightly, at 50" (paragraph 12). Retrieved 12-27-2008
  4. ^ a b The National Ledger (May 26, 2008), "BRANCHING OUT". Retrieved 12-27-2008
  5. ^ 'The Kings of Appletown'

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