Crank 2023 Programming
“TWO YOUNG MEN’S LIVES ARE FOREVER CHANGED WHEN THEY MEET UP IN THE WORLD OF ILLEGAL BARE-KNUCKLE BOXING.
ONE OF CANADA’S BEST ACTION MOVIES EVER!
THE GRITTY, ACTION PACKED! BARE KNUCKLE PUNCHING! KICKING!THRILLING! AND GRILLING!”
“RETURNING TO IRAN AFTER MANY YEARS IN EXILE IN FINLAND, SAM (RAMIN SOHRAB) FINDS THAT HE HAS NOT YET ESCAPED HIS PAST.
wA SHADY FIGURE KIDNAPS HIS WIFE EMMA (JESSICA WOLFF) IN ORDER TO DRAG HIM INTO A VIOLENT SCHEME FOR RE- VENGE. BUT SAM IS A RELENTLESS FIGHT- ING MACHINE WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO RESCUE THE WOMAN HE LOVES. WHEN IT COMES TO DECIDING THEIR FUTURE, THE PAST WILL NOT STAND IN THEIR WAY…”
11 amazing shorts!
About The Film festival
WELCOME to Crank International ACTION Film Festival, CANADA'S first and only ACTION film FESTIVAL that celebrates the ADRENALINE-pumping genre of ACTION MOVIES. We believe that action movies are not just mindless ENTERTAINMENT but also POWERFUL EXPRESSIONS of universal themes such as GOOD versus EVIL, HEROISM, and SACRIFICE.
Our festival provides a PLATFORM to showcase and RECOGNIZE the hard work and DEDICATION of the people who make these FILMS POSSIBLE, including the STUNT PERFORMERS who RISK their LIVES to deliver jaw-DROPPING EXPERIENCES.
For many of us, ACTION movies are a LANGUAGE that CONNECTS us to the CHARACTERS and heroes who embody the ARCHETYPE of good and bad. At CRANK, we want to express our love for ACTION on both big and small screens and CREATE a COMMUNITY that CELEBRATES the art of action. Whether you grew up watching action movies or are a new fan, we invite you to join us for an UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE that will allow you to ENJOY the ULTIMATE networking event and CELEBRATION of action films and the PEOPLE who make them.
Get ready to WATCH the most exciting and THRILLING ACTION movies WORLDWIDE,
and experience the SIMILARITIES and DIFFERENCES in the LANGUAGE of action. Our
festival is COMMITTED to providing a DIVERSE SELECTION of films that SHOWCASE
the best of the genre. But that's not all - at CRANK, we're also DEDICATED to helping you
LEARN from the people who MAKE ACTION MOVIES possible. Take part in our action
EXPERT PANEL to gain VALUABLE INSIGHTS and learn from the BEST in the
This is what we're all about at CRANK INTERNATIONAL ACTION FILM FESTIVAL - creating a space where ACTION MOVIE LOVERS can come together to CELEBRATE their passion for the genre. Whether you're a casual moviegoer or a die-hard fan, you'll find something to love at Crank.
Founder / Festival Director