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Pressed -- movie poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJustin Donnelly
Produced byJustin Donnelly, Jonathan DuBois
Screenplay byJustin Donnelly, Christopher Donaldson
StarringLuke Goss
Tyler Johnston
Jeffrey Ballard
Michael Eklund
Music byPeter Allen
CinematographyNorm Li
Edited byNima Soofi, Lenka Svab
Donnelly Entertainment Group, QubeFilm
Release date
  • February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18) (Canada)
Running time
88 minutes (DVD cut)

Pressed is a 2011 Canadian crime drama film directed by Justin Donnelly and starring Luke Goss, Tyler Johnston, Jeffrey Ballard, and Michael Eklund.[1][2] It is the debut directing project for Justin Donnelly.[3][4]


Business executive Brian Parker (played by Goss) has been fired from his job at a top investment firm and is facing serious financial troubles. He decides to invest his personal money in a dangerous drug deal that may end his problems quickly. However, two young joyriders, Jesse and Sam, steal the illicit drug money. The risky situation changes lives, some of them for good.[5][6][7]


  • Luke Goss ... as Brian
  • Michael Eklund ... as Jimmy
  • Tyler Johnston ... as Jesse
  • Jeffrey Ballard ... as Sam
  • Erica Carroll ... as Leanne
  • Andrew Hedge ... as Officer Black
  • Craig Stanghetta ... as Joey 'The Boss'


  1. ^ "Pressed (2011)". Letterboxd. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  2. ^ Pressed (2012) DVD Review
  3. ^ DVD Review: Luke Goss in Pressed
  4. ^ 'Pressed' Director Keeps Climbing Ladder!
  5. ^ Pressed Trailer
  6. ^ DVD Review: Luke Goss in Pressed
  7. ^ One talented actor who has a penchant for playing an imposing badass is Luke Goss

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