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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Matt Scudder
... Danny Ortiz
... Bar Owner (as Patrick F. McDade)
... Dominican Banger #1
... Dominican Banger #2
... Leila Alvarez
... Ray
... Albert
... Peter Kristo
... Waitress - Jenny
... Kenny Kristo
... Howie
Jon Goracy ... Bag Boy
... Carrie Kristo
... Cashier
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Storyline

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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Caminando entre tumbas  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,758,780, 19 September 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,307,600, 23 October 2014
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Thanks to Liam Neeson's popularity with past action hits, the film was already in profit before release, thanks to robust sales at film markets. See more »

Goofs

When Kenney selects the cleaver as his weapon of vengeance from the basement sink, it is still in the sink later, even though he is lying halfway down the basement steps. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Danny Ortiz: You need some help, man.
Matt Scudder: Oh, God.
Danny Ortiz: I don't care. You want to mess up your own shit - but you're going to mess up mine, too. I need to know you got my back. Not that you're going to come falling through the door behind me...
Matt Scudder: Don't worry your pretty little spic head off.
Danny Ortiz: Anyway. That was all I wanted to say.
Matt Scudder: Is that it? Fuck you!
[gets out of the car]
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Written and Performed by Dror Mohar
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Liked it for a late-summer afternoon
30 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

Liam Neeson delivers as a brooding, hulking ex-cop on a mission. It's always a treat to see Liam command every scene. There's something about his walk - as the director took great aim in capturing. Walking and brooding against fences, walls, and buildings. A determined walk. This movie is a clever and engaging thriller/mystery with a mesmerizing star. Surprising was the metamorphosis of Dan Stevens into a tormented under-world character. Olafir Olafsson also commands every scene as another tormented soul. Brian "Astro" Bradley is compelling as the young teen. What was most intriguing was Eric Nelsen, who evokes disgust at his life choices, yet compassion. He has the face of an angel and yet conveyed torment about his life choices. I liked the movie for a late-summer thriller/murder-mystery stroll into the theaters!


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