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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

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Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

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Bar Owner
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Dominican Banger #1
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Leila Alvarez
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Peter Kristo
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Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the men he is looking for have done this more than once. And that everyone they grabbed is connected to a drug dealer. He was about to give up when they grab another girl and Scudder tries make sure she's returned alive. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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People are afraid of all the wrong things.


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Rated R for strong violence, disturbing images, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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19 September 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Caminando entre tumbas  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,758,780 (USA) (19 September 2014)

Gross:

$25,977,365 (USA) (17 October 2014)
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Ruth Wilson was cast as Joe Durkin (who is a male character in the books) and filmed all of her scenes as Liam Neeson's partner. But the director felt that Neeson's character should be a loner so all of Wilson's scenes were cut. See more »

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During the chase, the left tail light of the truck is shot. In a subsequent scene, it is repaired. See more »

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Ray: Who the hell is that?
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Follows 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) See more »

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What everyone else seems to have forgotten...
5 October 2014 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

... is that, long before Neeson became Hollywood's most late-blooming action hero, he was an actor.

A-C-T-O-R

And a pretty good one at that.

And that is what makes this film a lot better than the other reviews would have you believe.

Yes, I confess, a guilty pleasure, I loved TAKEN. But movies like TAKEN are a crapshoot, a gamble, a party trick where you are constantly trying to find something new and different to resonate with the audience, to make up for the fact that there is little substance to the project. (As was proved by TAKEN 2, one of the worst movies I have ever seen, with some of the most glaring editing mistakes).

Here we go old school. Written by one of the best writers of the last century and directed by Scott Frank, a man who certainly knows how to frame a scene for mood and impact. (At the half way point, a girl in a red hood crosses the street in front of the villains. The scene should not have memorable, but Frank makes it so).

An "old school" classic. Three quarters of a century ago, even Bogey would have taken this part. And been the better for it.

Young "Astro" who plays the ghetto-smart TJ steals all his scenes and, for those with a good ear, even channels the speech patterns of Will Smith, from any movie Smith ever appeared in. This kid has a future.


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