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A Walk Among the Tombstones

R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary

Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, 'A Walk among the Tombstones' stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law.  When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime…nor will it be the last.  Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again. 

Cast: Liam Neeson , Dan Stevens , David Harbour , Boyd Holbrook , Maurice Compte , Adam David Thompson , Brian "Astro" Bradley , Sebastian Roché

Director: Scott Frank

Genres: Crime drama, Action, Mystery

Distributor: Universal Pictures

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

Release Date: September 19th, 2014|1 hr. 54 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 14 )
  • For a good, straight-ahead noirish crime thriller, you could do a lot worse than A Walk Among the Tombstones. show more

  • Unlike his tough guy roles in "Taken" or "Non-Stop," Neeson is at least given some good dialogue. And he's a jot more world-weary than kick-ass here. show more

  • None of the film's tropes — fancy camera angles, dark streets, persistent rain, psycho killers in doomy settings, Scudder trudging around the city on their trail — can hide the essential hollowness of a not-very-interesting revenge tale that takes a not-at-all-welcome turn into grisly, ugly horror. show more

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  • March 21, 2015 Sir Raymond
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    Thought it was a pretty gd. movie.

  • October 11, 2014 Goodmom42
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    Love Liam and this was one of his best! I couldn't take my eyes off the screen.

  • October 08, 2014 mikesmutt
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    a pretty good show that goes awry 2/3 of the way through---some excellent mood setting scenes and still worth seeing grade B

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