Throwing Down


1h 30m 1995

Brief Synopsis

The story of a pair of fringe New York con artists who make money selling fake drugs to tourists. They hit on a big score when they witness a thug stealing a bag of cocaine. Before the thug can ship it to a customer, the cons switch mailing labels and send it to the home of some of the tourists they

Film Details

Release Date
1995
Production Company
M/S Billings Publicity
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Binghamton, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

The story of a pair of fringe New York con artists who make money selling fake drugs to tourists. They hit on a big score when they witness a thug stealing a bag of cocaine. Before the thug can ship it to a customer, the cons switch mailing labels and send it to the home of some of the tourists they just ripped-off. The cons then go to the house to await the mail delivery. Instead, however, a woman arrives and they take her hostage. When the drug dealer arrives looking for his package... mayhem and carnage follows.

Film Details

Release Date
1995
Production Company
M/S Billings Publicity
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Binghamton, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Golden Starfish Award at the 1995 Hamptons International Film Festival.

Released in United States April 1996

Released in United States October 1995

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1996

Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 10-23, 1996.

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 18-22, 1995.

Shown at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival April 18-22, 1996.

Feature directorial debut for Lawrence O'Neil.

Began shooting late September 1994.

Completed shooting October 10, 1994.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1996

Released in United States October 1995 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 18-22, 1995.)

Released in United States April 1996 (Shown at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival April 18-22, 1996.)

Released in United States April 1996 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 10-23, 1996.)