El Cortez (2006)

Cortez
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 34mins.
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir
Keywords suspenseful
Status Released
US Release Date
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lou Phillips Actor Manny 1 1000001
Bruce Weitz Actor Popcorn 1 1000002
Glenn Plummer Actor Jack 1 1000003
Tracy Middendorf Actor Theda 1 1000004
James McDaniel Actor Arnie 1 1000005
Peter Onorati Actor Russo 1 1000006
Stephen Purvis Director n/a 2 2000001
Dennis Bishop Producer n/a 3 3000001
Stephen Purvis Producer n/a 3 3000002
J.B. Roberts Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Stephen Flick Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000004
Christopher Haddock Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Michael Feifer Line Producer n/a 161 5000001
Michael Feifer Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Penny Muck Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000003
Robert Smith Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Bob Allen Editor n/a 172 7000001
Jo Doering Original Music Music 120838 8000001
George Doering Original Music Music 120838 8000002
Meghan Rogers Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Ash Yegahagi Art Director n/a 183 9000002
Emily Schweber Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Rebecca Gushin Casting Director n/a 157 10000002
Jami Rudofsky Casting n/a 179 10000003
Mara Casey Casting n/a 179 10000004
Belinda Gardea Casting Associate n/a 160 10000005
Laura Flett Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Lee Alexander Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Roger Stevenson Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Alisa Fredericks Second Unit Director n/a 412 25000001
Synopsis
After five years in a prison for the criminally insane, Manny returns to Reno. He moves into a motel, and takes a job as a clerk at the Hotel El Cortez. He is befriended by Popcorn, a crippled prospector who seeks his help to persuade Russo, a wealthy gambler, to invest in Popcorn's gold mine. But Manny cannot escape his past. He is hounded by Arnie, the vengeful cop who arrested him. Arnie leans on Manny to keep tabs on Jack, a drug dealer who is staying at the hotel. In the meantime Jack's girlfriend Theda learns about the gold mine, and starts putting the moves on Manny. Soon Manny is caught in a labyrinth that leads to a murderous triple cross.