God’s Pocket (2014)

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  • IMDb page: God’s Pocket (2014)
  • Rate: 6.4/10 total 364 votes 
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 9 May 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 88 min
  • Gross: $104,401 (USA) (16 May 2014)
  • Director: John Slattery
  • Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Nathan Larson   
  • Soundtrack: Can't Find My Way Home
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Peter Dexter  novel
  • Alex Metcalf  screenplay
  • John Slattery  screenplay

Known Trivia

  • John Slattery’s feature film directorial debut. 1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |

Plot: When Mickey's crazy step-son Leon is killed in a construction 'accident', nobody in the working class neighborhood of God's Pocket is sorry he's gone… See more » |  »

Story: When Mickey’s crazy step-son Leon is killed in a construction ‘accident’, nobody in the working class neighborhood of God’s Pocket is sorry he’s gone. Mickey tries to bury the bad news with the body, but when the boy’s mother demands the truth, Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please and a debt he can’t pay. Written byI.F.C. Films

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Produced By:

  • Lance Acord known as producer
  • Jackie Kelman Bisbee known as producer
  • Sam Bisbee known as producer
  • Frank Brenner known as executive producer
  • Dean Devlin known as executive producer
  • Theodora Dunlap known as co-producer
  • Erika Hampson known as co-producer
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman known as producer
  • Mark Kamine known as executive producer
  • Michael J. Mailis known as executive producer
  • Sara Murphy known as co-producer
  • Wendy Neu known as executive producer
  • Galt Niederhoffer known as executive producer
  • Bill Perry known as executive producer
  • John Slattery known as producer
  • Stefan Sonnenfeld known as executive producer
  • Tom Valerio known as executive producer
  • Emily Ziff known as producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Christina Hendricks known as Jeanie Scarpato
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman known as Mickey Scarpato
  • Eddie Marsan known as Smilin' Jack Moran
  • Caleb Landry Jones known as Leon Hubbard
  • Jack O'Connell known as Mole Ferrell
  • Bill Buell known as Ray
  • Rebecca Kling known as Fat Pat
  • David Apicella known as Priest
  • Bridget Barkan known as Joyce
  • Michael Drayer known as Danny
  • Prudence Wright Holmes known as Eleanor
  • Eddie McGee known as Petey Kearns
  • Molly Price known as Joanie
  • John Turturro known as Arthur 'Bird' Capezio
  • Domenick Lombardozzi known as Sal Cappi
  • Glenn Fleshler known as Coleman Peets
  • Joseph Reiver known as Driver
  • Arthur French known as Lucien 'Old Lucy' Edwards
  • Dave Powers known as Worker 1
  • Morgan Auld known as Worker 2
  • Jonathan Gordon known as Gary
  • Richard Jenkins known as Richard Shellburn
  • Luis Bordoy known as Man in Car
  • Joyce Van Patten known as Aunt Sophie
  • Matthew Lawler known as Officer Arbuckle
  • Danny Mastrogiorgio known as Officer Eisenhower
  • Christopher McCann known as Brookie Sutherland
  • Sophia Takal known as Temple Graduate
  • Peter Gerety known as McKenna
  • Patrick Murney known as Skully
  • Chris Cardona known as Sunglasses
  • Michael Kaycheck known as Ronnie
  • Carmine Famiglietti known as Nick
  • Michael Rogers known as Stretch
  • Lenny Venito known as Little Eddie
  • Claudia Robinson known as Old Lady
  • J.R. Horne known as Horse Race Announcer
  • Michael Matera known as Bar Patron
  • Freddy Esposito known as Bar Patron
  • Keith Siglinger known as Bar Patron
  • Jay Carrado known as Bar Patron
  • Ivan Cardona known as Puerto Rican Buddy (uncredited)
  • John Cenatiempo known as State trooper (uncredited)
  • Joe Mancini known as Peet's crew (uncredited)
  • Bryan A. Miranda known as Puerto Rican Friend (uncredited)
  • Casey Roberts known as Child Stealing Bike (uncredited)
  • James Vassanelli known as Trucker (uncredited)

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  • Rachel Geary known as makeup department head
  • J. Jared Janas known as wigmaker
  • Liz Lash known as makeup artist
  • Gina Leone known as hair department head
  • Jacqueline Weiss known as key hair stylist

Art Department:

  • Jim Bauer known as set dresser
  • Jules Berman known as art intern
  • Sarah Berney known as charge scenic
  • Anthony Dimeo known as property master
  • Arthur Jongewaard known as art department coordinator
  • James Klotsas known as assistant property master
  • Sam Rosedietcher known as set dresser
  • Billy T Ryan known as props/set dresser


Production Companies:

  • Park Pictures
  • Cooper's Town Productions
  • Shoestring Pictures

Other Companies:

  • All-Star Animals  animal trainers
  • Cinema Mechanics  grip and lighting equipment
  • Company 3  digital intermediate
  • Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard  legal counsel
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • Film Arsenal  grip and lighting equipment
  • Harbor Picture Company  post-production facilities
  • Harbor Picture Company  sound post-production
  • IndieClear  script clearance


  • Arrow Films (2014) (UK) (theatrical)
  • IFC Films (2014) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Madman Entertainment (2014) (Australia) (all media)

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MPAA: Rated R for violence, language throughout and sexual content


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