Shot Caller

Synopsis: A newly released prisoner is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Ric Roman Waugh
Production: Saban Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
121 min

Dear Joshua.

I know it's been nearly six

years since you heard from me.

I can't believe you're

already in tenth grade.

It's like time has flown by and

stood still all at the same time.

It's usually a father's hope

that his son will follow

in his footsteps. Thankfully,

that won't be the case with us.

I never meant to

hurt you, Josh...

But I have failed you

in every way possible.

My intention with this letter is

to properly say good-bye to you.

Why it's taken me so

long, I don't know.

Maybe I'm a coward after all.

Make your mark in

this world, son.

Always be your mom's protector.

And no matter what

you hear about me,

you keep moving forward...

And never look back.

Your father.

Ooh, that

motherf***er hung himself, bro!

Hell no, that

buster got deal with, homey!

What happened, Lopez?

Homey had issues, sir.

Suicide, my ass.

Stick Lopez in the hole.

Photograph everything

before you take him down.

No, wait.

Don't do anything yet.

Code four.

Looks like two of you will be

leaving the block today, money.

Let me get you outta here.

This f***ing mess

will take all day.

Your gate money,

200, and your cdcr ID.

Use it until you get

a new driver's license.

The Van outside will take

you to the train station.

Just take it one day

at a time, money.

From the beast.

What's up, wood?

Man, good to see you, brother.


That's for you, man.

Picked that out myself.

Something in there just to get

you started. Appreciate it.

Got a big night

planned for you, bro.

Youngster ride there,

that's Howie.

He's the man with the plan.

Should give you the

welcome home party.

Told you he'd know who you were.

Youngster's all star

struck and sh*t.

Hey, he's a sniper though, man.

Did work over there

in Afghanistan.

Only job you got now

is staying clean.

Roger that.

F***, let's go eat,

man. Whatever you want is on me.

Need a room, too.

Of course. Time to lose

those parole duds, right?

Get you a whole new getup.

I got you, bro.

Ed kutcher, parole.

I got a tip

this sex offender has a

14-year-old girl in his place.

Waiting on the

damn warrant, though.

No worries, Lenny's one of my

cases so I'm your warrant. Good.


Come to the door, Lenny.

Lenny, it's kutcher.

Come to the door.

You know the drill.

Drop it!

Go, go! Sh*t!

10-3, shots fired!

Repeat, shots fired!

What's up, chop?

What the hell, chopper?

It's been a minute?

Welcome home, brother.

Jason horvath.

It's an honor.

How about the name chef?

Name mean anything to you?

Hell, every tweaker south

of folsom knows that name.

Any one of these b*tches in

here, they're all f***ing

dirt legs, dude. I'm telling

you, man. Every single one

of them, man, they're f***ing

cheerleaders, brother.

You can literally do whatever

the f*** you want to them.

You want a drink? Smoke?

I got you, brother.

He looks good, don't he?

He looks good.

Hey, you looking for a bathroom?

Come on, I'll show

you one more private.

Put your clothes on.

I could just get you

one of the other girls,

if you just tell me

which one you like.

What's your name?


How about you and me get

a drink sometime, Janie?

Just not tonight.

Howie and shotgun

have my number, or...

i-I'll get it from them.

I need a ride.

Sure, money.

Everything okay?


Who's down?


No, Janie. No! No!


Hey, hey, hey!

Money, we gotta go!

Let's go!

Go, go, go, go, go!

You ain't inked. Get him outta

here in case we're stopped.

Come on!

Go, go, go. Come on, move.


This ride clean?

Insurance is up to

date, reg, everything.

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Ric Roman Waugh

Ric Roman Waugh (born 20 February 1968) is an American director, actor, and stunt performer. He is known for his work in Felon (2008), Snitch (2013) and Shot Caller (2017). He is set to direct Angel Has Fallen, a third installment in the Has Fallen film series, which is due for release in 2019. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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