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5 friends, 3 mobsters, 3 million dollars, 1 house. In one night each of their lives will be changed forever.

5 friends, 3 mobsters, 3 million dollars, 1 house. In one night each of their lives will be changed forever. Read More
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This project's funding goal was not reached on June 16, 2014.

About this project

Hello Kickstarter! Thank you for checking us out. We are really exited about this project and we want you guys to be a part of this awesome new Suspense Drama called House Rules.

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Here is a little bit about the story of HOUSE RULES

Five Friends get together for dinner, drinks, and laughs at a luxury estate in the country. The night is perfect... until three Mobsters arrive at the House claiming that one of the Five Friends owe them $3,000,000.00 and they have come to collect.  All Five claim that they have no idea what the Mobsters are talking about and do not have that amount of cash. Accepting no excuses, BOMAR, KING, & SWEDE give the Five until morning to pay the Debt or suffer the consequences. 

In one night, friends and enemies learn more than they expected about loyalty, honor, trust, morals, and each other as they face life and death circumstances in this claustrophobic drama laced with intense action, suspense and comedy.

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Thank you guys for checking us out here on KICKSTARTER

House Rules is very exited to share this project with the Kickstarter community. This movie will be something you will be proud to help fund.

We have a talented, diverse cast who have been in Hollywood for over twenty five years. We will be here for any questions you might have during the entire campaign. You may send us your questions, comments, or sugestions to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HouseRulesTheMovie or Twitter at @HouseRulesMovie.

Enjoy the various videos below that give you a short peek at what the character's personalities are.

Interview with the "MOBSTERS"

 James Black Interview

HOUSE RULES IS FULLY CASTED - Check out our Talent...

 PATRICK LAWLOR - Playing the role of Kristoff Kopensky

TRAVIS LEONARD - Playing the role of Chris Grainger

THERESA JUNE-TAO - Playing the role of AKIKO LY

 Alyson Sullivan - Playing the role of Deborah Cinq-Mars

 David Shark Fralick - Playing the role of Hector Archer

GARRET T. SATO talks about his role as Jack Young and his background in the film industry.

THE PLAYERS

JAMES BLACK playing the role of Bomar.

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 GARRET T. SATO playing the role of Jack Young.

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 ALYSON SULLIVAN playing the role of Deborah Cinq-Mars.

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 J. PATRICK LAWLOR playing the role of Kris Kopensky.

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 THERESA JUNE-TAO playing the role of Akiko Ly.

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 SEAN GREEN playing the role of Swede.

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TRAVIS LEONARD playing the role of Chris Grainger.

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 PATRICK BET-DAVID playing the role of King.

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  TRIPP LAW playing the role of Mack.

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 DAVID SHARK FRALICK playing the role of Hector Archer.

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See what our actors have been involved in by clicking on their names and checking out their latest work.

 WE WOULD LOVE TO GET YOUR FEEDBACK

Please visit our Facebook page and click LIKE on the film poster you enjoy the most. While there, you can LIKE House Rules page as well!

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The guys behind House Rules the film:

LEI MOWATT - (PRODUCER / WRITER) As an accomplished Writer / Producer, Lei Mowatt has completed a feature film, “Project Purgatory” that has recently acquired distribution through Maverick Entertainment Group. Project Purgatory is a post-apocalyptic science fiction horror about the last humans on the planet that live their fairly normal lives by day, only to fight for continued existence at night while constantly attacked by forever adapting, predatorial radiation victims

ANDRE DOS SANTOS - (PRODUCER) Mr. Dos Santos has often said that since the beginning of his life he has lived in an action packed dramatic comedy.  The various challenges and occurrences throughout his life have molded an intrepid and perspicacious individual fit for the filmmaking world.

TY HIGGINS - (DIRECTOR) Writer-Director-Composer-Sound Designer, Ty Higgins is a multi-talented artist that works from a lifetime of experimentation and collaboration to create stories that make you think and feel.

BEN BURKE - (CINEMATOGRAPHER) Ben Burke is a lifelong student and practitioner of the motion picture. He is a self educated filmmaker who has been immersed in the craft, history, and business of the art form for over 15 years.

MUSIC BY Kevin MacLeod and Ty Higgins

Risks and challenges

The risks and challenges that any film production faces are various. Let's name a few:

- Going Over Budget
- Equipment Breakdown
- Weather Complication
- On Set Accident (This Should Never Happen, But unfortunately some productions are careless)
- Actors Gone Missing (Yes, in the LOW BUDGET filmmaking world it happens)
- Running Out of Time
- Earthquakes (If the big one hits)

Unfortunately some of these things can happen during a production; most of them can be avoided with preparation, following safety precautions, being careful with spending, having a great 1st AD to keep set operations running within its time limits, and for Earthquakes... well, shoot outside California... And Chile, and China... in a place that doesn't have Earthquakes.

As independent film producers working entirely with Low Budget films, we have learned how to get projects done with what we have and sometimes less. It's all about relationships and keeping promises. We are confident that with the individuals involved in House Rules and our experiences we should have the film completed in its 20 days of production without a problem, unless there is a big earthquake... Yes, we are shooting in California.

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    HR-Level ONE - 24" x 36" Poster. You can hang this thing on top of your fireplace and every time someone visits you can say, "I HELPED FUND THIS FILM." - BALLER

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    HR-Level TWO - HR (House Rules) DVD. You can show this movie every time some one comes to visit and you can say, "I HELPED THIS FILM GET MADE." - WHAAAAAAAT?????

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    HR-Level THREE - DVD + Digital Copy + Poster. Watch HR wherever you are on your phone, tablet, or computer. Rub the film that you helped fund in your friends' face . - RECOGNIZE!!!!!

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    HR-Level FOUR - BLU Ray + Digital Copy + Poster. Experience HR in high definition and be blown away by the AWESOME picture quality of the film you helped get made. - WOOT WOOT

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    HR-Level FIVE - All of the stuff from HR-Level FOUR + A behind the scene exclusive DVD. See how HR was made and how everyone acts when they think the cameras are not rolling. - CRAZY...

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    HR-Level SIX - All of the stuff from HR-Level FIVE + Your name and a picture of you (Provided by you) on HR's website under special thanks. Show everyone that you were part of this awesome project. - THAT'S RIGHT YA'LL!

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    HR-Level SEVEN - All of the stuff from HR-Level SIX + YOUR NAME IN THE END CREDITS OF THE FILM. You know you're gonna tell everyone to sit down when the movie is over so they can see your name on the screen. - WHAT'S UUUUUUUP!!!!

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000 USD

    HR-Level EIGHT - All of the stuff from HR-Level SEVEN + An invitation for two to the HOUSE RULES premiere, where you can see and meet all of the cast. - SUPERSTAR!!!!!

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    HR-Level NINE - All of the stuff from HR-Level EIGHT + an invitation to come hang out on set for one day and have lunch with the cast and crew (Transportation Not Provided). - VIP BABY!!!

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    HR-Level TEN - All of the stuff from HR-Level NINE + Associate Producer Credit AND a speaking role (One Liner) in the film. - I'M HOLLYWOOOOOOOOOD!!!!

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Funding period

- (31 days)