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Killing Them Softly (2012)

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Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Director:

Andrew Dominik

Writers:

Andrew Dominik (screenplay), George V. Higgins (based on the novel "Cogan's Trade" by)
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3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Pitt ... Jackie
Scoot McNairy ... Frankie
Ben Mendelsohn ... Russell
James Gandolfini ... Mickey
Richard Jenkins ... Driver
Vincent Curatola ... Johnny Amato
Ray Liotta ... Markie Trattman
Trevor Long ... Steve Caprio
Max Casella ... Barry Caprio
Sam Shepard ... Dillon
Slaine ... Kenny Gill
Linara Washington ... Hooker
Ross Brodar Ross Brodar ... Poker Guy
Wade Allen ... Business Suit Agent
Christopher Berry ... Cab Driver Agent
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Storyline

Three amateurs stickup a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. Brad Pitt plays the hitman hired to track them down and restore order. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

In America you're on your own

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexual references, pervasive language, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

James Gandolfini, Vincent Curatola & Max Casella all played in The Sopranos. Each share no scenes with the other in this movie. See more »

Goofs

The movie is set in 2008, as evidenced by political ads, but a late model (2009 or later) white Mazda sedan can be seen on the street in one of the scenes. Model years are typically released in the prior calendar year. See more »

Quotes

Mickey: I was drinking before you got out of your father's cock. Don't tell me what I do.
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The Windmills of your Mind
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Published by EMI U Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by Petula Clark
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Killing Them Softly Nails It Better Than "Softly"
11 October 2012 | by ssunny-socialSee all my reviews

Director Andrew Dominik returns with a bang after five years in a fine exhibition of stylish yet technically powerful movie-making. Right from the start, the movie keeps the viewers glued to its scenes of raw roughness shot absorbingly by Greig accompanied with music of hip and class, at right places that blends well with the overall personality of the movie, a rowdy-cold production. The fine performances particularly from Brad Pitt as Jackie Cogan, a person of style and substance and Ben Mendelsohn as Russel, the drug addict, lifts the film up to many levels. There are some long conversation scenes which can probably give the viewers some time to scratch their heads and elsewhere, but looking at them with critical eyes, they seem well fit. The screenplay is smooth and does get funny at some places in a dry sorta way. In all, this one looks like a strong contender for this year's Oscars. Killing Them Softly definitely has my vote, easily among the bests of the year!

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cogan's Trade See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,812,900, 2 December 2012

Gross USA:

$15,026,056

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,930,465
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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