• Cold in July (2014)

Cold in July

Release Date: May 23rd, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2014

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

The killing of a home intruder puts a Texas man (Michael C. Hall) and his family on the radar of the dead man's vengeful father (Sam Shepard).

Cast: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Vinessa Shaw, Don Johnson, Nick Damici, Wyatt Russell, Brogan Hall, Lanny Flaherty

Director: Jim Mickle

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Bullet Films

Keywords: Father , Gritty , Murder , Rivalry , Escape , Tense , Pursuit , Police station , 2010s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    One of those movies that arrives every now and then with no fanfare but a canny sense of how to grab our attention and hold it in a tightening grip. show more

  • 80
    James RocchiTheWrap

    Cold in July never actually turns into the film you think it's going to, and even if that means there's a few unanswered questions ricocheting around your head as the credits roll, it also provides real, rich pleasures as it zigzags into the darkness. show more

  • 75
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Pulp fiction doesn't come much better than Cold in July, a gritty, grisly - and perversely giddy - crime yarn directed by Pottstown-born indie-film provocateur Jim Mickle. show more

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