Casualties of the State

A feature-length, drama-thriller about Americans facing difficult choices when they discover that political elites are profiting from war at the expense of American lives.


The First Casualty of War is Truth


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"It was willing to say something, whereas a lot of first-time filmmakers wouldn't have swung for the fences like that. You guys get my respect on having the balls enough to say, you know what, we're not gonna limit ourselves, which is very refreshing, very impressive."
Rick Ramos (Watch This)

"Corruption and collusion to undermine the goodness of what the U.S. was built upon is what "Casualties of the State" is all about."
Bev Questad (It's Just Movies)

"I was struck by the moral ambiguity all throughout the story – questions of what ends might justify what means, questions of good and evil. A first-rate job."
Jim Althoff (NPR, St. Louis Higher Education Channel, Frames)

"Jeremy Cropf direct(s) this Political Thriller with confident precision. This is a thought provoking film that is slickly made. It's great that movies like this are being filmed in St. Louis!"
Dane Marti (We Are Movie Geeks)


The Shooting Script features behind the scenes with the filmmakers.

The novel adaption differs from the movie in that there is more character development and the story centers around Jonathan Seeger, an FBI agent on the verge of retirement.