Killing Them Softly

Lists: Thriller, Film Quest 2014 - The Challenge

Brief Synopsis: "Jackie Cogan is a professional enforcer who investigates a heist that went down during a mob-protected poker game."

Overall Ranking: 1399 (Rank from 2012: # 63)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 23.81%
Regular 42.86%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Steve Habrat95(full review)
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R90(full review)
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews90(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik85 - Filmed in New Orleans, it's a dark, violent crime thriller with a huge amount of black humour and Brad Pitt's superb, stylish performance.
(full review)
Dave Examines Movies82(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews80(full review)
J Bumgardner80
Colin Flanagan80(full review)
James Patrick80
Sober Film Critic James Brown80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest76 - Too slow to start and uninteresting side stories detract from an otherwise interesting film with good direction and excellent cinematography.
Today I Watched A Movie75(full review)
Angry Vader70(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread62(full review)Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 3
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Sean Kelly60(full review)
Patrick Devitt60
Bryan Lienesch47 - If Goodfellas is sphaghetti with marinara sauce, this is egg noodles and ketchup.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 3
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews43(full review)
David Baruffi43(full review)

People Involved

  • Brad Pitt (Jackie Cogan)
  • Ray Liotta (Markie Trattman)
  • James Gandolfini (Mickey)
  • Bella Heathcote ()
  • Scoot McNairy (Frankie)
  • Ben Mendelsohn (Russell)
  • Vincent Curatola (Johnny Amato)
  • Richard Jenkins (Driver)
  • Max Casella (Barry Caprio)
  • Sam Shepard (Dillon)
  • Andrew Dominik (Director)
  • Andrew Dominik (Director)
  • George V. Higgins (Director)