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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , Emile Hirsch , Juno Temple , Gina Gershon , Thomas Haden Church , Marc Macaulay , Gregory C. Bachaud , Charley Vance

Director: William Friedkin

Genres: Crime drama, Dark comedy

Distributor: LD Entertainment

Killer Joe (2011)

Release Date: July 27th, 2012|1 hr. 42 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 17 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Even when the film goes too far over the top to be saved, McConaughey mesmerizes. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The hardest thing to describe is tone, but it's the thing that most sets Killer Joe apart and makes it one of the most interesting and satisfying movies of the year so far. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The bone-crunchingly violent film has luridly entertaining moments. But by its resolution, this sleazy Southern Gothic nightmare has simply gone off the rails. show more

  • April 06, 2014 guku1
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    another piece of **** from sick hollywood

  • April 06, 2014 CAPPY
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    REALLY BAD...

  • January 18, 2013 ku00000000134969
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    You will never think of KFC drumsticks the same way again...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Killer Joe,' 'Premium Rush'

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Dec 18th, 2012 4:35PM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week "Killer Joe" What's It About? A trailer park father-son combo (Thomas Haden Church, Emile Hirsch) need to come up with thousands to pay off drug...

First Clip From William Friedkin's 'Killer Joe'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jul 25th, 2011 11:45PM

William Friedkin has had a spotty career since he burst upon the scene in the early 1970s with the 1-2-3 knock out punch of 'The Boys in the Band,' 'The French Connection' and 'The Exorcist.' Since...

William Friedkin on Preparing 'Killer Joe': "It's Like a Warped Version of 'Cinderella'''

Posted by
Bryan Reesman on Oct 9th, 2010 12:00PM

While William Friedkin has recently been busy promoting the Blu-ray release of 'The Exorcist,' he has also been looking ahead to future endeavors. Next up for the Oscar-winning director is 'Killer...

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