Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

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Brief Synopsis: "Two brothers organize the robbery of a jewelry store. The job goes horribly wrong, triggering off a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax."

Overall Ranking: 281 (Rank from 2007: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews98.5(full review)
David Baruffi97
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - A good heist film. Overlong but features great performances from Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, and Marisa Tomei.
Bryan Lienesch72 - Basically just an above average soap opera.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 6
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 4

People Involved

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (Andy)
  • Ethan Hawke (Hank)
  • Albert Finney (Charles)
  • Marisa Tomei (Gina)
  • Aleksa Palladino (Chris)
  • Michael Shannon (Dex)
  • Amy Ryan (Martha)
  • Sarah Livingston (Danielle)
  • BrĂ­an F. OByrne (Bobby)
  • Rosemary Harris (Nanette)
  • Blaine Horton (Justin)
  • Arija Bareikis (Kathrine)
  • Leonardo Cimino (William)
  • Lee Wilkof (Jake)
  • Damon Gupton (Doctor)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director)