Cold in July (2014)

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  • IMDb page: Cold in July (2014)
  • Rate: 8.0/10 total 807 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Thriller
  • Release Date: 23 May 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 109 min
  • Filming Location: Kingston, New York, USA
  • Gross: $290,800 (USA) (6 June 2014)
  • Director: Jim Mickle
  • Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Jeff Grace   
  • Soundtrack: Cosmo Black
  • Plot Keyword: Based On Novel

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Nick Damici  screenplay
  • Joe R. Lansdale  novel
  • Jim Mickle  screenplay

Known Trivia

  • Cameo(Joe R. Lansdale): The author of the novel plays the priest at the graveside. Is this interesting? Interesting? YesNo |

Plot: When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche. |  »

Story: When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.

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Produced By:

  • Robert Ogden Barnum known as co-executive producer
  • Rene Bastian known as executive producer
  • Adam Folk known as producer
  • Emilie Georges known as executive producer
  • Joe R. Lansdale known as co-producer
  • Tanja Meissner known as executive producer
  • Linda Moran known as producer
  • Lizz Morhaim known as line producer
  • Marie Savare known as producer
  • Nicholas Shumaker known as executive producer
  • Jack Turner known as executive producer
  • Daniel Wagner known as co-executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Michael C. Hall known as Richard Dane
  • Vinessa Shaw known as Ann Dane
  • Don Johnson known as Jim Bob
  • Wyatt Russell known as Freddy
  • Sam Shepard known as Russel
  • Nick Damici known as Ray Price
  • Rachel Zeiger-Haag known as Valerie
  • Tim Lajcik known as Mex
  • Brianda Agramonte known as Young Latina girl on tape
  • Ken Holmes known as Burglar
  • Brogan Hall known as Jordan Dane
  • Joe Lanza known as Officer
  • Kristin Griffith known as Kay
  • Lanny Flaherty known as Jack Crow
  • Laurent Rejto known as Perp
  • Happy Anderson known as Ted
  • Joseph Anthony Jerez known as Big Man
  • Joseph Harrell known as Officer Kevin
  • Kris Eivers known as Detective
  • Gregory Russell Cook known as Skinny Man
  • Soraya Butler known as Female Officer
  • Norman Aaronson known as Old Man with Cane (uncredited)
  • Lorenzo Beronilla known as (uncredited)
  • Joseph K. Bevilacqua known as (uncredited)
  • Julie E. Davis known as Girl at Drive-In (uncredited)
  • Heidi K. Eklund known as (uncredited)
  • Rosemary Howard known as Frame Shop Pedestrian (uncredited)
  • Linda Kutrubes known as (uncredited)
  • Lily Autumn Page known as (uncredited)
  • Wayne Pyle known as (uncredited)
  • Willoughby Pyle known as (uncredited)
  • Casey Roberts known as (uncredited)
  • Bettina Skye known as (uncredited)
  • Dorothea Swiac known as Waitress (uncredited)
  • Robert Burke Warren known as (uncredited)

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Liz Coakley known as additional makeup artist
  • Katie Galliher known as additional makeup artist
  • Pete Gerner known as special makeup effects artist
  • Jessica Kelleher known as makeup department head
  • Krystal Phillips known as makeup artist
  • Steve Saturn known as makeup assistant
  • Brian Spears known as special makeup effects artist
  • Cynthia Vanis known as hair department head

Art Department:

  • Alan Dickson known as leadperson
  • Alan Dickson known as set dresser
  • Claudia Goldstein known as graphic design
  • Andrew Keck known as props
  • Dave Kellom known as assistant property master
  • Greg Meola known as carpenter
  • Kathleen Pullan known as property master
  • Liz Ritenour known as graphic design
  • Maggie Ruder known as graphic designer
  • Merry Yeager known as production assistant


Production Companies:

  • BSM Studio (funding)
  • Backup Media
  • Bullet Pictures
  • Paradise City (in association with)

Other Companies:

  • Backup Media  funding
  • BreakThrough Talent  extras casting
  • Light Iron  digital intermediate
  • Memento Films International  funding
  • Tongues Out  additional financing
  • Tribe Road Catering  catering


  • IFC Films (2014) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Icon Film Distribution (2014) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Le Pacte (2014) (France) (theatrical)
  • The Jokers (2014) (France) (theatrical)
  • Wild Side Films (2013) (France) (theatrical)
  • Falcon Films (2014) (Lebanon) (all media) (Middle East)
  • Umbrella Entertainment (2014) (Australia) (all media)

..{tab=Other Stuff}Visual Effects by:

  • Tony Blahd known as visual effects artist
  • Jean Delaunay known as digital effects artist
  • David Isyomin known as visual effects supervisor: & Company

MPAA: Rated R for disturbing bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity


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