Buy New
$7.99
  • Was: $9.95
  • You Save: $1.96 (20%)
& FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Derrick J's Victimless Cr... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree

4.3 out of 5 stars 61 customer reviews

Additional DVD options Edition Discs
Price
New from Used from
DVD
(Feb 19, 2013)
"Please retry"
Director's Cut
1
$7.99
$5.42 $4.66
DVD
"Please retry"
$42.90
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy

Deal of the Day: Save on inspirational titles from Affirm Films on Blu-ray, DVD, and in 4K
Enjoy great savings on inspirational favorites from Affirm Films. This offer is available while supplies last, and ends at 11:59:59 PM (PT) on August 30, 2016. Learn more
$7.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree
  • +
  • Guns And Weed: The Road To Freedom Director's Cut
Total price: $17.98
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Derrick J, a liberty activist from Philadelphia, makes the move to the epicenter of libertarian civil disobedience: Keene, NH. ""Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree"" documents his first year of activism which includes five outrageous arrests, all caught on video. His crimes for which he was sentenced to 540 days in jail? Recording video, dancing, smoking cannabis, going to court, and riding a bike. This moving and amusing story is narrated by Derrick J himself and includes plenty of exciting activist footage that makes it clear who the real criminals are - the people calling themselves ""government"". Bonus Content: Hours of Full-Length Activist Videos, "Chronic Carols" Songsheets, Printable Activist Outreach Material. Special Features: Question and Answer Session from the Real-Life Premiere with Derrick J, and Producers Ian Freeman and Beau Davis. Solo Commentary Track with Derrick J Commentary Track with Derrick J and the Producers Movie Trailers

Special Features

None.

Product Details

  • Actors: Derrick J Freeman, Ademo Freeman, Ian Freeman
  • Directors: Ian Freeman
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Free Talk
  • DVD Release Date: February 19, 2013
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B009JE18CW
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #228,770 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: DVD
In a TED Talk titled "Pay attention to nonviolence" filmmaker Julia Bacha said:

"If we don't pay attention to these efforts [nonviolent protests], they are invisible, and it's as if they never happened. But I have seen first hand that if we do, they will multiply. If they multiply their influence will grow.... These leaders have proven that nonviolence works in places like Budrus [in Palestine].... Let's give them attention so they can prove it works everywhere."

Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree shines a bright light on the activism that Free State Project participants are doing in New Hampshire to increase awareness of the many injustices perpetrated by government today.

In the film we get to meet many members of the growing liberty community in New Hampshire and get a sense that they are very kind and welcoming. Derrick J says in the film how surprised he was to find that he felt right at home only a few days after moving to New Hampshire.

This film was made on a very low budget using a lot of amateur footage, but is still an enjoyable watch and contains some very powerful scenes.

One memorable moment was Derrick J getting arrested for his act of civil disobedience in which he held a small amount of marijuana and sang John Lennon's "Give Peace a Chance."

In my view it is insane that people still let "government officials" get away with committing these crimes (arresting peaceful people) without facing any consequences whatsoever.

Let's pay attention to the nonviolent activism being done in New Hampshire by watching this film and sharing it with others so we can create a more just and peaceful world.
Comment 6 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Amazon Video
I really don't know anything about this movie except that when streamed through Amazon Prime, it plays the director's commentary over the movie. It makes the first few minutes unwatchable, and I can't tell you anything beyond that. Amazon, is there a way to turn off the commentary so we can see the film? Commentaries are usually something you watch after you see a movie you love and want more. I'd love the opportunity to see if this is one of those films, but can't because the main audio runs simultaneously and at the same volume as the commentary, rendering both unrecognizable.
2 Comments 18 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Amazon Video Verified Purchase
I saw this on youtube, so I don't know about the sound issues some people experienced on Amazon Prime. The quality of the production is very good, especially when you consider this is done by a couple of amateurs. The content is like nothing I've seen before, stuff that really makes you look at America through a different lens.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I was expecting more by buying the DVD and while there is extra content it is mostly fluff. Stuff that should have been deleted from the movie rightfully. Overall I would say just watch the free one online. Buying it is more of an act of support for the cause not for the movie content itself.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By Scouter on February 7, 2013
Format: DVD
I watched the Youtube version of this movie. It's a great story of a young mans struggle with the "authorities". It's a great story and well produced for a indie film. It is amazing the things you can get arrested for in America today. Can't wait for the DVD to come out. I want to see the extras!
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Amazon Video Verified Purchase
As someone who came late in life to the ideals of real liberty I can say "Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree" had a profound impact on my life, my views on authority and the importance of doing something about what our world has devolved into. It's inspirational, intelligent and fearless; it demonstrates not only the will and perseverance of Derrick J but of many, many wonderful activists that are fighting every day for you.

I now live in New Hampshire, just north of Keene.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: DVD
Definitely entertaining. Derrick J fights against the system in a peaceful way, yet gets persecuted by authorities who have a twisted sense of justice. A good intro into problems with the system we all are forced to live under.
Comment 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Amazon Video
Derrick skillfully takes the viewer into his world of personal freedom. It's a world where he and his cohorts effectively challenge arbitrary institutional rules and biases. The viewer begins to understand how today's controversies and outrage over police brutality have come to be. One especially revealing episode has Derrick questioning a NH judge about why he sentenced a man to 5 days in jail for "contempt of court" for refusing to remove his hat in court. The judge is walking in a stairwell in a government building, and refuses to answer any questions. When the judge emerges into the main floor, he barks to a bailiff to detain Derrick: "This man is threatening me." It's all on film that Derrick didn't say anything that could be construed as anything close to a threat. This is an excellent documentary, extremely well done. It tells us much about our misperceptions about the freedom we have, and much about ourselves.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree