• Easy Money (2012)

Easy Money

Release Date: July 11th, 2012

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 2013

R |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

Business student JW (Joel Kinnaman), who likes to rub elbows with the wealthy, loves a sexy heiress, so to maintain that lifestyle, he takes up a life of crime. Jorge (Matias Varela) is a petty crook who's on the run from the police and Serbian mobsters. Mob hit man Mrado (Dragomir Mrsic) is hunting for Jorge but must care for his young daughter at the same time. As JW sinks deeper into the criminal world, all three men become entangled in a mutual fate.

Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Lisa Henni, Dejan Cukic, Annika Ryberg Whittembury, Lea Stojanov, Fares Fares

Director: Daniel Espinosa

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Nordisk Film & TV-Fond, Film i Väst, Svenska Filminstitutet, ZDF/Arte, Eurimages, Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG (Hamburg), Canal+, Nordisk Film, Tre Vänner Produktion AB, Sveriges Television

Keywords: 2010s , Temptation , Daughter , Prison , Tense , Fall

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    An English-language remake is in the works, but why wait for the Hollywood knockoff? Easy Money is the real thing: a great gangster pic. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A class-conscious Scandinavian crime film whose impact is dulled by some extraneous subplots, Daniél Espinosa's Easy Money nevertheless makes a solid vehicle for Joel Kinnaman. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    JW is played brilliantly by Joel Kinnaman, who is familiar to American audiences of "The Killing" on AMC. show more

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Awards

Winner Best Actor
Guldbagge Award (2011)
Winner Best Cinematography
Guldbagge Award (2011)