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R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
The rough-hewn boss (Nicolas Cage) of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member (Tye Sheridan) of his team from an abusive father.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Tye Sheridan , Gary Poulter , Ronnie Gene Blevins , Sue Rock , Adriene Mishler , Brian Mays , AJ Wilson McPhaul

Director: David Gordon Green

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Joe (2013)

Release Date: April 11th, 2014|1 hr. 57 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Sheridan, so good in "Mud" with Matthew McConaughey, excels here as a vulnerable sapling. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    As Wade, Gary Poulter is the most authentic-looking old drunk you'll ever see onscreen - something I thought before I knew the story of his casting: Poulter was a homeless man who was recruited by a casting director. He'd never acted before, and yet he's remarkable in this. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A beautiful film, shot by Tim Orr, that is elevated by Mr. Cage's stirring portrait of a violence-prone man who can't restrain himself from doing good. show more

  • April 25, 2014 dukedewf
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    Good movie with an unorthodox plot. For me, Joe was a very conflicted character, and I'm not sure the actor or director knew just where to take him. It is emotionally arduous and often violet. However, it is one of Cage's best performances. Where did they find some of the unsavory cast??????

  • April 13, 2014 ds00000000190947
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    it's so hard to consider this a masterpiece of a man at war with himself, since there were clearly easier solutions. I just saw it as man with a death wish, not at war with himself. And mind u Joe's violent episodes were provoked. Thus his violent nature not really so much. Wait for video.

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