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The Drop (2014)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  12 September 2014 (USA)
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Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

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Follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters - "money drops" - in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv, Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost. Written by Polly_Kat

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Rated R for some strong violence and pervasive language. | See all certifications »

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Animal Rescue  »

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Budget:

$12,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,104,552 (USA) (12 September 2014)

Gross:

$10,720,322 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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The film is based on the short story "Animal Rescue" by Dennis Lehane, from the collection Boston Noir. See more »

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When Bob is pouring Eric a drink his hand changes position on the bottle with each camera angle. See more »

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[last lines]
Nadia: Let me go and get my jacket.
Bob: Yeah? Sure, great. Great.
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Features Cry of the City (1948) See more »

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Written and Performed by Michael Kisur
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Amazing performances. Amazing movie.
17 September 2014 | by (Utrecht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

If you're into crime movies and dialogue-based movies with a firm stir of action, go watch this. But don't forget: what you see is what you get. If you don't like the atmosphere of the trailer, you won't like the movie. If you do, don't hesitate. Loved Bullhead of Roskam as well, but it's a total different genre of movie, although it'a also an intense crime-picture. I think this is a film that concentrates a lot of fresh Hollywood-talent, with a great amount of quality. We should definitely keep an eye on Hardy, Schoenaerts, Naomie. And of course, if you like Gandolfini/The Sopranos, you shouldn't even be reading this because it was his last movie and he's great in it!


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Cheap , Boring , Silly , Stupid ... ETC Lifebloom
Theory: Bob was mentally challenged. DelarkArms
Who sent the severed arm with the money? NewJeruPoet
Nadia went to the back for her jacket instead of the front door? jontysss
Ending is NOT ambiguous. DelarkArms
Did any of you even watch this film? You're missing something HUGE! sterlingalexander4
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