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R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
When rival crook Johnny Amato (Vincent Curatola) hatches a plan to rob a card game run by mob lackey Markie (Ray Liotta), he picks a low-rent thug named Frankie (Scoot McNairy) to do the job. Frankie picks a less-than-ideal partner (Ben Mendelsohn) to help him, but despite their combined incompetence, they manage to make off with the mob's money. In retaliation, Markie's bosses hire Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt), a mob enforcer, to eradicate those responsible.

Cast: Brad Pitt , Scoot McNairy , Ben Mendelsohn , Richard Jenkins , James Gandolfini , Ray Liotta , Vincent Curatola , Slaine

Director: Andrew Dominik

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Killing Them Softly (2012)

Release Date: November 30th, 2012|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Murder is just another day at the office for corporate America, and the film hammers that theme home with diminishing returns. But the acting is aces, especially Pitt mixing it up with the superb James Gandolfini. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Brad Pitt is in ecstasy here, despite the cool demeanor throughout. This is an actor who is never better and never happier than when he gets to be seedy, slick his hair back and wear a leather jacket. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    There's nothing touchy-feely about Killing Them Softly, a stylish thriller worth seeing -- despite its relentless violence -- for its sharp dialogue, mesmerizing photography and gritty performances. show more

  • September 01, 2013 fag000000000000t
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    Terrible film. Oh my, I forgot to introduce myself. I\'m a lonely, pathetic useless internet troll who spends his time making a bunch of accounts with like 10 zeros in the username (see below). I like to rate films 1 star because thats the highest number I can count to, because I\'m a retard. Anyways, I\'m about to commit suicide because nobody likes me except my pet goldfish.

  • July 04, 2013 revasophia
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    I likethat Brad Pitt makes movies with a message and \"I get it\"

  • June 17, 2013 pam
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    long conversations,extremely boring

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