Killing Them Softly

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Killing Them Softly is a 2012 American neo-noir crime film directed by Andrew Dominik and starring Brad Pitt, based on the 1974 novel Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins. On May 22, 2012, the film premiered in competition for the Palme d'Or at the 2012... read more
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Killing Them Softly is a 2012 American neo-noir crime film directed by Andrew Dominik and starring Brad Pitt, based on the 1974 novel Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins. On May 22, 2012, the film premiered in competition for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, receiving positive early reviews. The film is about three small-time crooks who rob a Mob-protected illegal gambling operation, which prompts the Mob to send in two hitmen, Jackie (Brad Pitt) and Mickey (James Gandolfini) to deal with the perpetrators.

Original Release

09/21/2012

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Cast

Directors

Andrew Dominik

Writers

Andrew Dominik, George V. Higgins

Cast

Brad Pitt Jackie
Scoot McNairy Frankie
Ben Mendelsohn Russell
Ray Liotta Markie Trattman
Richard Jenkins Driver
James Gandolfini Mickey
Vincent Curatola Johnny Amato
Sam Shepard Dillon
Slaine Kenny Gill
Max Casella Barry Caprio
Trevor Long Steve Caprio
Linara Washington Hooker
Bella Heathcote
Garret Dillahunt
Wade Allen Business Suit Agent
Christopher Berry Cab Driver Agent
Kenneth Brown Jr. Security Force Agent
Mustafa Harris Bartender #1
John McConnell Bartender #2
Joe Chrest Business Suit Agent

Producers

Megan Ellison Executive Producer
Marc Butan Executive Producer
Bill Johnson Executive Producer
Jim Seibel Executive Producer
Adi Shankar Executive Producer
Spencer Silna Executive Producer
Brad Pitt Producer
Dede Gardner Producer
Steve Schwartz Producer
Paula Mae Schwartz Producer
Anthony Katagas Producer
Dave Bogosian Producer
Matthew Budman Producer
Will French Producer
Stephen Roberts Producer
Scott Robertson Producer
Douglas Saylor Jr. Producer
Roger Schwartz Producer

Editors

John Paul Horstmann, Brian A. Kates

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