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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.

Director:

Michaël R. Roskam

Writers:

Dennis Lehane (screenplay), Dennis Lehane (short story "Animal Rescue")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hardy ... Bob
Noomi Rapace ... Nadia
James Gandolfini ... Cousin Marv
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Eric Deeds
John Ortiz ... Detective Torres
Elizabeth Rodriguez ... Detective Romsey
Michael Aronov ... Chovka
Morgan Spector ... Andre
Michael Esper ... Rardy
Ross Bickell Ross Bickell ... Father Regan
James Frecheville ... Fitz
Tobias Segal ... Briele
Patricia Squire ... Millie
Ann Dowd ... Dottie
Chris Sullivan ... Jimmy
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

12 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Animal Rescue See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,104,552, 12 September 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,724,389, 13 November 2014
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The writer Dennis Lehane also wrote Mystic River. At various points in the movie, Bob wears a jacket that carries a badge saying "Mystik". See more »

Goofs

When Bob checks Eric's gun, he removes the magazine, looks at it, and then puts it back in the gun. He never clears the chamber. The gun is still loaded. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Written and Performed by Michael Kisur
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Great film never saw a single trailer for it...glad I looked it up
28 September 2014 | by amandria1See all my reviews

Holy Moly, I see people talking about no one in the theater for this and I know why, no trailers no advertising at all. I look everything up before I go, as soon as I saw IMDb reviews and Gandolfini I knew I was in. It's a dark twisty movie with equally dark and twisty characters. There were gangsters and good guys and bad guys. However they are anything BUT cookie cutter, run of the mill, you have seen this all before good guys and bad guys. There are explanations' you see how some of them end up the way they do, its not black and white. Crazy outwardly isn't the most crazy in the room. The most violent characters can also be some of the most kind. There is no typical in this film. It draws you in and never lets you go. Keeps you guessing till the end.


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