• Triple 9 (2016)

Triple 9

Release Date: February 26th, 2016

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2016

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Bullets fly on the Atlanta freeway as armed thieves make their getaway following a bank robbery in broad daylight. Unhappy with the results, ruthless gangster Irina Vlaslov orders the men to pull off another job. One member of the team is Marcus Belmont (Anthony Mackie), a crooked cop who gets saddled with Chris Allen (Casey Affleck), his new but incorruptible police partner. As Belmont and his cohorts lay the groundwork for the heist, they come up with a devious plan to use Allen as their pawn.

Cast: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Clifton Collins Jr., Norman Reedus, Teresa Palmer, Michael Kenneth Williams

Director: John Hillcoat

Genres: Action , Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: Anonymous Content, Surefire Entertainment Capital, MadRiver Pictures

Distributors: Open Road

Keywords: Intense , Emotional , Car , Office , Brooding , Police station , Pursuit , Wife , 2010s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The brightest touch in the whole tale is a transvestite hooker’s little papillon, decked out in a DayGlo pink vest, but even the pooch seems glum, pricked-up ears notwithstanding. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The shifting loyalties and treacherous power plays that go on in Triple 9 are engaging, but Hillcoat especially shines in a series of three taut life-or-death sequences — one at the start of the film, one near the middle, and one at the end — that articulate more about who these characters are than anything they say. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Most parties concerned maintain their grim countenances, their characters struggling to find the sweet spot between honor and greed, between doing the right thing and doing the absolute worst. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com