Play Dead (2000)

Play Dead
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 19mins.
Genres
Keywords black comedy, teen
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Alan Galvin Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Romeo Antonio Music music & songs 120781 8000002
Galit Ruben Set Dresser on-set dresser 197 9000002
Augie Robles Dresser n/a 120967 9000003
Jeff Jenkins Casting n/a 179 10000001
Peter Golub Music n/a 120781 8000001
Rick LaPorte Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000006
David Finkelstein Editor n/a 172 7000002
Curtiss Clayton Editor n/a 172 7000001
Matt Magnolia Editor editorial 172 7000003
Mark Ceigelski Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000004
Tom Ronka Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000005
Kerry Jones Casting n/a 179 10000002
Troy Zestos Hair n/a 120794 13000001
Matt Dessero Visual Effects digital artist 419 23000002
Tim Douglas Visual Effects Supervisor n/a 249 23000001
Travis Baumann Visual Effects digital artist 419 23000003
Christopher Rattican Other loader 120795 26000001
Danny Sheets Publicity web designer 120789 29000001
Neil McClean Best Boy best boy electric 120885 15000003
Mark Brittan Best Boy Grip n/a 265 15000002
Troy Zestos Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Kristin Reed Boom Operator n/a 215 14000001
Minh Tran Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000002
Sebastian Amira Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
Michelle Baker Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000004
Bobby Truit Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000003
Gary Kohn Producer n/a 3 3000003
Tino Sage Producer n/a 3 3000002
Joe Jacobs Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Kent Belden Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Mickey Cottrell Co-Producer n/a 170 3000006
Jeff Jenkins Producer n/a 3 3000001
Jeff Jenkins Director n/a 2 2000001
Sherrie Rose Actor Darlene Murphy 1 1000003
Nathan Bexton Actor Dale Spitler 1 1000002
Jessica Stone Actor Dustine Murphy 1 1000004
Jason Hall Actor Raymond Haver 1 1000005
Katherine Conella Actor Greasy Woman 1 1000006
Kerry Jones Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000007
Robert Tisdale Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000008
Rebecca A Battle Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000003
Chris Stinson Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Pat Scanlon Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000004
Mark Putman Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Chris Salazar Director of Photography 2nd unit director of photography 120780 6000002
Rayne Knudson Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Jeff Jenkins Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Michael Carr Associate Producer n/a 171 3000009
Erika Dorbin Associate Producer n/a 171 3000010
John Hawks Associate Producer n/a 171 3000011
Daniel Powless Associate Producer n/a 171 3000012
Diva Zappa Actor Violet Wertsema 1 1000001
Synopsis
High school sophomore Dale Spitler is a classic "drama geek." He's playing the lead in the school play "Our Town," but is still despised by most of his peers. For him, beyond the theatre, there stands one true hero, one young god of his dreams- Raymond Haver, captain of the wrestling team. Dale is fixated with romantic fantasies of being swept off his feet by this studly all-star. Of course, Raymond doesn't even know he exists. When Dale's best gal pal Violet causes a car accident that results in the freak explosion of another vehicle, she panics and flees the scene. As there are no witnesses, she runs to Dale for help and consolation. Dale has more than his hands full baby-sitting the precocious Dustine, a wise-cracking seven year-old who lives in a white-trash trailer park. Nonetheless, he and Violet return to the scene of her crime to investigate, with Dustine in tow.<P>Through the smoke and broken glass, Dale discovers to his tragic shock, the still smoldering body of the formerly flawless Raymond Haver! Violet examines the body for signs of life, but finds no pulse. Dale recognizes a magical opportunity. He quickly convinces Violet that it's imperative they take Raymond's body back to the trailer to scrub off any incriminating fingerprints. She takes the bait and the trio loads the sexy stiff into the trunk. Amid the comforting shag carpet and veneer paneling of the trailer, an ecstatic Dale begins to fulfill his every dream with the still strikingly handsome Raymond. But the delirious if one sided honeymoon is short lived as a series of close calls with the police, Raymonds parents, and Dustine's drunken, sexpot mother push the culprits into a final decision that leaves everyone speechless.
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