About Durant’s Never Closes

Jack Durant was a restaurateur, ladies man, and mysterious gentleman who maintained many connections to the mafia. From the backwoods of Tennessee to the world of Vegas at the time of Bugsy and finally as the owner of his famous steakhouse, Durant is a legend and dynamic character, at once charming, powerful and dangerous. This film tells his story during one day at his restaurant.
This film is based on the works of Mabel Leo and Terry Earp about the infamous Jack Durant.


Durant’s Never Closes was filmed in Phoenix, Arizona in March of 2015 by Running Wild Films and 5J Media. Production was completed in only eight days and the film was released in January of 2016. The film has played in over 20 theaters around the U.S. and is currently available on Amazon and iTunes August 26th, 2016.

The film stars Tom Sizemore, Michelle Stafford, Peter Bogdanovich and Jon Gries.