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The Drop (2014)

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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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12 September 2014 (USA)  »

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$12,600,000 (estimated)

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

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$10,720,322 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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Although the film is set in Brooklyn, the book on which it's based is set in Boston (like most material written by Dennis Lehane). See more »

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After Eric Deeds visits the bar, while Bob is hiding the severed arm of the robber, Marv warns Bob about Eric and talks about how he killed Richie Whelan. However, in the end of the movie Bob reveals that he and Marv were behind the Richie Whelan's murder. See more »

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Bob: [narrating] There are places in my neighborhood no one ever thinks about. You see them every day and every day you forget about them. These are the places where all the things happen that people are *not* allowed to see. You see, in Brooklyn, money changes hands all night long. It's just not the kind you can deposit in a bank. All that money needs to end up somewhere. They call it a drop bar. A bar the bosses choose randomly each night to be the safe for an entire city. You never ...
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The Star Spangled Banner
Lyrics by Francis Scott Key
Music by John Stafford Smith
Performed by Andrea Dora
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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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