Cut Throat City Movie

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Set after Hurricane Katrina, four boyhood friends out of options reluctantly accept an offer to pull off a dangerous heist in the heart of New Orleans.

Who's Involved:

Jim Young, Joel David Moore, Tip TI Harris, Kat Graham, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes, Eiza González, Braxton Pope, Keean Johnson, Rob Morgan, Terrence Howard, RZA, Denzel Whitaker, Andrew Weiner, Paul Cuschieri, Lil Baby, Lil Wayne

Release Date:

Friday, July 31, 2020 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hrs, 12 m

Plot: What's the story about?

The story of four boyhood friends in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward who return after Hurricane Katrina to find their homes decimated, with no jobs, and no help from FEMA. Out of options, they reluctantly turn to a local gangster, who offers them one shot at turning their situations around - by pulling off a dangerous heist in the heart of the city. When the job goes bad, the friends find themselves on the run, hunted by two relentless detectives and a neighborhood warlord who thinks they stole the heist money.

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Crew: Who's making Cut Throat City

A look at the Cut Throat City behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director RZA last directed Love Beats Rhymes and The Man with the Iron Fist. The film's writer Paul Cuschieri last wrote A Rock of Crack as Big as the Ritz.




Paul Cuschieri


Braxton Pope
Andrew Weiner
Jim Young


Well Go USA

Production Companies

Animus Films (Former)

Ithaka Entertainment (Former)

Rumble RIot Pictures

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Production: What we know about Cut Throat City

Key Facts

  1. Well Go USA is the distributor of record for both the USA and Canada.

Filming Timeline

On or about January 8, 2018, the film was in Completed status.

Cut Throat City Release Date: When was it released?

Cut Throat City was released in 2020 on Friday, July 31, 2020 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including The Big Ugly, The Secret: Dare to Dream and What We Found.

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