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Code 8 (2019)

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A super-powered construction worker falls in with a group of criminals in order to raise the funds to help his ill mother.

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Jeff Chan

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Chris Pare (screenplay by), Jeff Chan (story by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kari Matchett ... Mary Reed
Robbie Amell ... Connor Reed
Penny Eizenga ... Receptionist
Lawrence Bayne ... Big Joe
Jai Jai Jones ... Travis
Alex Mallari Jr. ... Rainer
Shaun Benson ... Dixon
Sung Kang ... Park
Aaron Abrams ... Davis
Martin Roach ... Captain Milltown
Nneka Elliott ... Reporter
Matthew Gouveia Matthew Gouveia ... Dave - Grocery Store Manager
Kevin Claydon ... Truck Passenger
Stephen Amell ... Garrett
Laysla De Oliveira ... Maddy
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In a world where people with "special" abilities are living in poverty, Conner Reed (Robbie Amell) is a powerful young man who is struggling to pay for his ailing mother's medical treatment. To earn money, he joins a lucrative criminal world led by Garrett (Stephen Amell), who works for a drug lord (Greg Bryk).

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This film raised funds for production through crowdfunding website Indiegogo with 860% ($1,720,151 USD ) of the target amount raised, by 20,204 backers by April 24, 2016. By the time of the premieres (in 2019, see below), the Indiegogo campaign had raised $2,402,740 USD from 28,400 backers, including sales of premiere tickets at two tier levels (regular and VIP). See more »

Goofs

(at around 55mn) A supposedly very heavy concrete barrier is moved, but the pickup truck it was loaded on does not budge, and it can't even carry such a load anyways. See more »

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Remake of Code 8 (2016) See more »

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A definite go.
14 December 2019 | by whitemanfromtowneSee all my reviews

It's Dec 2019 and I can safely count on both hands films that I've thoroughly enjoyed this year and Code 8 is one of the them. Mid budget Scfi drama at its best. Watchable once and maybe again a year or two from now. A definite go.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Code 8 See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,298
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Dolby Digital

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2.39:1
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