• Killer Joe (2011)

Killer Joe

Release Date: 2011

R |1 hr 41 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: Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Voltage Pictures, Ana Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A likeably unpleasant slice of adults-only Texas noir, which aims at the funnybone as much as the jugular. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Killer Joe is twisted pulp, and the actors chew on it bravely, boldly, and with varying degrees of success. show more

  • 0
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Killer Joe is, at bottom - and I mean bottom - ugly and vile, not to mention dumb and clumsy. show more

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