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Crypto (2019)

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Demoted back to his hometown, a young Wall Street banker is drawn into investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in Upstate New York, affecting both his personal life and business career.


John Stalberg Jr.


Carlyle Eubank (screenplay by), David Frigerio (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »





Credited cast:
Beau Knapp ... Martin
Luke Hemsworth ... Caleb
Jill Hennessy ... Robin
Alexis Bledel ... Katie
Kurt Russell ... Martin Sr.
Vincent Kartheiser ... Ted
Malaya Rivera Drew ... Penelope
Jeremie Harris ... Earl
Marsha Dietlein ... Janice
John D. Hickman ... Bill
Zac Weinstein ... Drew
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cat Alter ... Amy
Annalé ... Cindy
Sean Cullen ... Bernard
Eric Davis Eric Davis ... Board Member


Demoted back to his hometown, a young Wall Street banker is drawn into investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in Upstate New York, affecting both his personal life and business career.

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Fear is the Ultimate Currency


Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language throughout, some violence, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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It took Beau Knapp five months to grow out his "man-scaped beard" to fit the character of Martin. The director was admittedly disappointed. See more »


For the purposes of a thematic historical reference, most of the action supposedly takes place in Elba, New York. The city limit sign seen at the start of the film shows it has a population of 2,370, but the locations (such as a large shopping mall) are clearly in a much more populous town. Some identifiable settings are in more urbanized areas over 300 miles from the real Elba. It's acceptable for films to create a fictional version of a real town, but they should have changed the population sign to make it more consistent with the chosen locations. See more »

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A good drama requiring patience
8 September 2019 | by ReeseCormacSee all my reviews

Martin Duran (Beau Knapp) is an auditor at OmniBank, a prestigious New York bank, who infuriates the bank's president by questioning the accounting practices of a major potential client and so gets demoted to their branch bank in the farming community of Elba, New York, where he grew up. There he not only must contend with the animosity of the townspeople, who view him as an outsider, but he also must try to reconnect with his estranged family--his father (Kurt Russell), a stubborn potato farmer facing foreclosure, and his brother Caleb (Luke Hemsworth), a damaged Iraq War veteran.

In auditing the books of Endelman Gallery, a client of the Omni branch, he notices accounting peculiarities, and with the help of his boyhood friend Earl (Jeremie Harris), now a local store owner who also is knowledgeable about cryptocurrencies and the Dark Web, he begins to suspect that the art gallery is laundering money through Bitcoin transactions.

As Martin delves further into Omni's relationship with the gallery, people he has interviewed start turning up dead He must find out who is behind the crime and alert authorities before the body count rises.

A solid, mostly well-acted drama, although its slow pacing and Knapp's one-note performance will put many viewers to sleep.

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Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crypto See more »

Filming Locations:

Elba, New York, USA See more »


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2.66 : 1
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