The Los Angeles Independent Filmmakers Showcase has honored us with the “INDEPENDENT VANGUARD AWARD” for outstanding achievement in independent filmmaking. They have also nominated us as one of 4 films vying for BEST PICTURE - and we will be screening The Grove in May.
His spinal column was literally deteriorating as he thought about all he had lost.Sam Upton sat in a hospital bed following a nine-hour surgery. He was no longer that star jock, excelling at every sport he put his mind to. His athletic 'career' had effectively ended. But he didn't sink down in a slumbered sorrow thinking about what could have been. ...read more
It’s been less than a year since the world lost boxing champion Muhammad Ali and Laila Ali lost her father to a 35-year battle with Parkinson’s disease — but Laila is content that he’s is in a much better place. ...read more
Sam Upton is an actor and writer known for his roles in The Lincoln Lawyer, Gone, and Stand Up Guys. He is also the director and main actor in his most recent movie, Gun. Favorite Success Quote "The greatest revenge is success" - Frank Sinatra...read more
This may be Sam Upton’s feature film directorial debut but you would never know by his upcoming film, Gun. Sam Upton has been in some of your favorite movies including The Lincoln Lawyer alongside Matthew McConaughey, Runner Runner with Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake and Stand Up Guys with Al Pacino and Christopher Walken to name just a few of his accolades. With everything he has done in his career so far, Sam is only just getting started and is striving for more....read more
Sam Upton grew up a fan of Sylvester Stallone and "Rocky" The 1976 film still ranks as one of the greatest movies of all time for the actor. And since he was a child, Upton dreamed of being an actor and creating a film like "Rocky."...read more
Sam Upton (Pearl Harbor, Gone, Lincoln Lawyer) is here to discuss the world premiere of his film GUN, also starring Jared Abrahamson (Netflix “Travelers”), Mark Boone Junior (“Sons of Anarchy”), boxer/Muhammad Ali daughter Laila Ali, Kate Vernon (“Battle Star Galactica”), Jared Abrahamson, and features real punches by professional boxers and MMA fighters like Chicago Golden Glove Boxing Champion, Derek Zugic....read more