Killing Them Softly

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  • R
  • 2012
  • 6.2  (135,227)
  • 64

Killing Them Softly is an action drama film that came out in the year 2012. It is a movie that was directed by Andrew Dominik and has Brad Pitt as the lead. The movie is based on a 1974 novel named Cogan’s Trade. On May 22, 2012 it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and got good reviews. Those who are into action and crime movies will find this to be a good movie to watch. It has action as well as a good story, so many fans of this genre won’t be disappointed. A man named Johnny Amato is looking to hire a former criminal associate of his named Frankie along with another person for a particular task. During a meeting for selection Frankie decides to select a man named Russell. However, Russell is a drug addict who is quite unkempt. Despite this fact he is hired due to being a good friend of Frankie. Once the selection is done Frankie and Johnny don’t get along well and are therefore at odds with each other. During discussions, the job is to rob a poker game that is being organized by a man named Markie Trattman. Years ago, Markie organized an inside job to have a poker game robbed. He admits this and is therefore given a pass but will be executed to let this robbery be let go of. Once the poker games begin, the men decide to begin their job. The three men meet and the robbery goes well. A hitman named Jackie Cogan and another man named Driver suggest roughing up Markie although he was set up. They agree that Markie needs to die in order for consumer confidence to be back to normal. As a result, they find Markie and get him in a car. Once they arrive to a remote location they beat him up. Over the course of the film Jackie finds out that the real men at fault for this robbery were Frankie, Russell and Johnny. Jackie says that there will need to be a second hitman to kill these three guys. After an argument between Driver and Jackie, the two both agree that Markie should get killed and Jackie murders him. Later on, Jackie meets with Mickey at a bar and Mickey is spared as he is now an alcoholic. However, Jackie finds and murders Johnny. Russell is arrested for drug possession so all three targets are gone. In the end Jackie talks to Driver and demands payment from Driver. Jackie is looking at a television and says that America is a business instead of a country and says he wants to be paid for his hits.

Killing Them Softly
Kill 'Em Softly
Kill 'Em Softly

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Killing Them Softly

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Killing Them Softly (Clean Trailer)
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Description
Killing Them Softly is an action drama film that came out in the year 2012. It is a movie that was directed by Andrew Dominik and has Brad Pitt as the lead. The movie is based on a 1974 novel named Cogan’s Trade. On May 22, 2012 it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and got good reviews. Those who are into action and crime movies will find this to be a good movie to watch. It has action as well as a good story, so many fans of this genre won’t be disappointed.

A man named Johnny Amato is looking to hire a former criminal associate of his named Frankie along with another person for a particular task. During a meeting for selection Frankie decides to select a man named Russell. However, Russell is a drug addict who is quite unkempt. Despite this fact he is hired due to being a good friend of Frankie. Once the selection is done Frankie and Johnny don’t get along well and are therefore at odds with each other. During discussions, the job is to rob a poker game that is being organized by a man named Markie Trattman. Years ago, Markie organized an inside job to have a poker game robbed. He admits this and is therefore given a pass but will be executed to let this robbery be let go of. Once the poker games begin, the men decide to begin their job. The three men meet and the robbery goes well.

A hitman named Jackie Cogan and another man named Driver suggest roughing up Markie although he was set up. They agree that Markie needs to die in order for consumer confidence to be back to normal. As a result, they find Markie and get him in a car. Once they arrive to a remote location they beat him up.

Over the course of the film Jackie finds out that the real men at fault for this robbery were Frankie, Russell and Johnny. Jackie says that there will need to be a second hitman to kill these three guys. After an argument between Driver and Jackie, the two both agree that Markie should get killed and Jackie murders him. Later on, Jackie meets with Mickey at a bar and Mickey is spared as he is now an alcoholic. However, Jackie finds and murders Johnny. Russell is arrested for drug possession so all three targets are gone. In the end Jackie talks to Driver and demands payment from Driver. Jackie is looking at a television and says that America is a business instead of a country and says he wants to be paid for his hits.

Killing Them Softly is a 2012 crime movie. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 64.

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Killing Them Softly is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, FuboTV, Showtime, The Roku Channel, Showtime Anytime, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Killing Them Softly for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (135,227)
  • Metascore
    64