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By Hook or by Crook (2001)
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98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

By Hook or by Crook chronicles the tale of two unlikely friends who commit petty crimes as they search for a path to understanding themselves and the outside world. Silas Howard plays Shy (a transgender man), who leaves his small town ...See moreBy Hook or by Crook chronicles the tale of two unlikely friends who commit petty crimes as they search for a path to understanding themselves and the outside world. Silas Howard plays Shy (a transgender man), who leaves his small town after the death of his father, and heads to the big city to live a life of crime. Along the way, he encounters Valentine, a quirky adoptee, in search of his birth mother. An immediate kinship is sparked between these men and they become partners in crime. Suffering money troubles, emotional problems, and physical confrontations, the duo face their issues head on and learn to trust each other and support each other in pursuit of their goals. Written by azr See less
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Directors
Harry Dodge (as Harriet Dodge) | Silas Howard
Writers
Harry Dodge (as Harriet Dodge) | Silas Howard | Stanya Kahn (contributing writer)
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Release date
Jun 17, 2001 (United States)
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12 cast members
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Harry Dodge
Valentine Valentine   See fewer
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Stanya Kahn
Billie Billie   See fewer
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Carina Gia
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James Cotner
Attacker Attacker   See fewer
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Joan Jett
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Kris Kovic
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Maia Lorian
Parasol Girl Parasol Girl   See fewer
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Aldo Pisano
Driver Driver   See fewer
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Nancy Stone
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Victoria De Mare
Shy (voice) (uncredited) Shy (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 297 votes