Arkansas Trailer – Director, Producer & Writer Clark Duke – Lionsgate – Media Finance Capital – Producers Patrick Hibler, Jeff Rice & Martin Sprock – Writer Andrew Boonkrong & John Brandon - Liam Hemsworth, Duke, Michael Kenneth Williams, Vivica A. Fox, E
Arkansas is a 2020 American thriller film, directed by Clark Duke in his directorial debut, from a screenpl...
Arkansas is a 2020 American thriller film, directed by Clark Duke in his directorial debut, from a screenplay by Duke and Andrew Boonkrong. It stars Liam Hemsworth, Duke, Michael Kenneth Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Eden Brolin, Chandler Duke, John Malkovich and Vince Vaughn. It is based on the novel Arkansas by John Brandon.
Kyle Ribb is a drug dealer working for a man only known as Frog. He is "promoted" to Arkansas to move wholesale with a talkative and overconfident Swin Horn. While trucking product to Corpus Christi, the rope holding down the flatbed tarp breaks, and they are forced to stop. They meet a ranger named Bright who offers to help. When Kyle points a gun at him, the ranger reveals that he also works for Frog and that both Kyle and Swin are going to work under him at the park. They are assigned trailers to live in and are ordered to keep a low profile.
They begin work trafficking drugs to different states in the South. Swin meets a woman, Johnna, and starts dating her. At night, while it rains, Kyle, Swin, and Bright drink together as their new orders come. The orders came from a woman called Her who lives across the lake in a houseboat. They are to go to Castor in Louisiana now to hand-deliver the product and also collect the payment. Nick, the grandson of the buyer, tortures Bright for the money, and they both end up killing each other. When they discover their bodies Kyle drives over to Castor, kills the buyer, and buries Bright in the park. Swin wants to run while Kyle explains that running will only end up with them being dead. They unsuccessfully try to contact Colin, a middleman, to pass up the word.
It was released on DVD and Blu-Ray on May 5, 2020, by Lionsgate rather than being released theatrically due to the coronavirus pandemic.