Catch the Thriller on DIRECTV CINEMA®

AT&T* is giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive look at “Small Town Crime,” written and directed by brothers Ian and Eshom Nelms. The film stars John Hawkes (“Everest”), Anthony Anderson (“Blackish”), Octavia Spencer (“The Shape of Water”), Clifton Collins Jr. (“Westworld”), Michael Vartan (“Bates Motel”), Daniel Sunjata (“Notorious”), Don Harvey (“The Deuce”) and Robert Forster (“Twin Peaks”).

“Small Town Crime” premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival.

Watch it now exclusively on DIRECTV CINEMA before it arrives in theaters Jan. 19.

The plot

Ex-cop Mike Kendall (John Hawkes) discovers the body of a young woman and, in an act of self-redemption, becomes hell bent on finding the killer. While his un-couth and quirky detective style helps break open the case, his dogged determination unwittingly puts his sister (Octavia Spencer) and best friend (Anthony Anderson) in danger. Additional cast members include Robert Forster, Clifton Collins, Jr., Michael Vartan, James Lafferty, Daniel Sunjata, Caity Lotz, Jeremy Ratchford, Don Harvey, Stefanie Scott and Dale Dickey.

Tune in

“‘Small Town Crime’ is an intriguing thriller full of suspense,” said Hanny Patel, vice president, AT&T Video Marketing. “The Nelms Brothers weave a clever crime story with outstanding and mesmerizing performances by an incredible cast. Our customers can tune in to ‘Small Town Crime’ a month before it hits theaters.”

“Small Town Crime” will be available for 72-hour rental. View it in:

  • 1080p HD (Blu-ray format) for $10.99.
  • Standard-definition (SD) for $9.99.

DIRECTV CINEMA is a premium pay-per-view service. It brings exclusive access to select new releases before they hit theaters. For more information, go to

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