By the Gun
Taglines: Nick wanted to be a made man until he found a reason to get out.
Ben Barnes plays Nick, an ambitious young man running with the Boston crime syndicate. Once on the inside he realizes that the glory days of the Mafia are long gone. Behind his boss’s (Harvey Keitel) back he decides to strike out on his own and expand the business. Seemingly on top of the world with more money than he could have dreamed of and a great girl (Leighton Meester), Nick soon realizes that by making his own rules he’s put himself and everyone he loves in grave danger.
By the Gun is an American crime drama film directed by James Mottern and written by Emilio Mauro. The film stars Ben Barnes, Leighton Meester, Harvey Keitel, Kenny Wormald, Toby Jones, Paul Ben-Victor and Ritchie Coster.
By the Gun
Directed by: James Mottern
Starring: Leighton Meester, Ben Barnes, Toby Jones, Harvey Keitel, Kenny Wormald, Julie Ann Dawson, Ritchie Coster, Stacey Queripel
Screenplay by: Emilio Mauro
Production Design by: Jennifer Gerbino
Cinematography by: Jimmy Lindsey
Film Editing by: Banner Gwin
Costume Design by: Honah Lee Milne
Set Decoration by: Kevin C. Lang, Dara Smith
Music by: Nathan Whitehead
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language throughout and some drug use.
Studio: Millennium Entertainment
Release Date: December 5, 2014