• Man Down (2016)

Man Down

Release Date: December 2nd, 2016

DVD Release Date: March 7th, 2017

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

When U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) returns from Afghanistan, he finds the place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he fought on overseas. Accompanied by his best friend, a hard-nosed Marine whose natural instinct is to shoot first and ask questions later, Gabriel searches desperately for his estranged son and his wife, leading to a suspect who has vital information about their location.

Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara, Tory Kittles, Clifton Collins Jr., Charlie Shotwell, Jose Pablo Cantillo

Director: Dito Montiel

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Krannel Pictures, Mpower Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Office, 2010s, Car, House, Pursuit, Intense, Friend, Brooding, Sacrifice, Son

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Kenji FujishimaSlant Magazine

    Dito Montiel's silly plot machinations waste a solid performance from Shia LaBeouf. show more

  • 25
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Sometimes we talk about seeing a performance so real, so believable, so authentic, it takes our breath away. Then there’s Shia LaBeouf’s work in Man Down. show more

  • 50
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    LaBeouf's quivering instability creates the impression that his performance is constantly buffering on us. He's never dull — he is, in fact, a compelling actor in any circumstance — but the material ends up cheapening the experiences of so many real-life veterans, which surely was not the filmmakers' intention. show more

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