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Killing Them Softly (2012)

  • Rate: 6.7/10 total 22,198 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
  • Release Date: 30 November 2012 (USA)
  • Runtime: 97 min
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Killing Them Softly (2012)

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  • IMDb page: Killing Them Softly (2012)
  • Rate: 6.7/10 total 22,198 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
  • Release Date: 30 November 2012 (USA)
  • Runtime: 97 min
  • Filming Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Budget: $15,000,000(estimated)
  • Gross: $34,277,460(Worldwide)(3 January 2013)
  • Director: Andrew Dominik
  • Stars: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta and Richard Jenkins|See full cast and crew
  • Soundtrack: The Man Comes Around
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital | Datasat
  • Plot Keyword: Mob Hit | Reference To Thomas Jefferson | Diner | Mob Enforcer | Shot In The Head

Writing Credits By:

  • Andrew Dominik (screenplay)
  • George V. Higgins (novel "Cogan's Trade")

Known Trivia

  • Zoe Saldana was considered for a role.
  • Mark Ruffalo, Sam Rockwell and Javier Bardem were considered for various roles.
  • The first feature film to use Kodak’s 500T 5230 film stock.
  • Richard Jenkins’s character is never seen standing. He is either sitting in his car or sitting on a bar stool.

Goofs: Anachronisms: 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.

Plot: 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. Full summary » |  »

Story: 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. Killing Them Softly also features Richard Jenkins , James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, and Vincent Curatola. Max Casella, Trevor Long, Slaine and Sam Shepard also make appearances.Written by Anonymous  

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Matthew Budman known as co-producer
  • Marc Butan known as executive producer
  • Megan Ellison known as executive producer
  • Will French known as co-producer
  • Dede Gardner known as producer
  • Bill Johnson known as executive producer
  • Anthony Katagas known as producer
  • Brad Pitt known as producer
  • Stephen Roberts known as co-producer
  • Scott Andrew Robertson known as associate producer
  • Douglas Saylor Jr. known as co-producer
  • Paula Mae Schwartz known as producer
  • Roger Schwartz known as co-producer
  • Steve Schwartz known as producer
  • Jim Seibel known as executive producer
  • Adi Shankar known as executive producer
  • Spencer Silna known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Brad Pitt known as Jackie
  • Scoot McNairy known as Frankie
  • Ben Mendelsohn known as Russell
  • James Gandolfini known as Mickey
  • Richard Jenkins known as Driver
  • Vincent Curatola known as Johnny Amato
  • Ray Liotta known as Markie Trattman
  • Trevor Long known as Steve Caprio
  • Max Casella known as Barry Caprio
  • Sam Shepard known as Dillon
  • Slaine known as Kenny Gill
  • Linara Washington known as Hooker
  • Ross Brodar known as Poker Guy
  • Wade Allen known as Business Suit Agent
  • Christopher Berry known as Cab Driver Agent
  • Kenneth Brown Jr. known as Security Force Agent
  • Mustafa Harris known as Bartender #1
  • Dared Wright known as Waiter
  • John McConnell known as Bartender #2
  • Bryan Billingsley known as Bar Patron #1
  • Shannon Brewer known as Bar Patron #2
  • Roger Pfeiffer known as Bar Patron #3
  • Joe Chrest known as Business Suit Agent
  • Julia Adams known as Maid (uncredited)
  • Rhonda Floyd Aguillard known as Pedestrian (uncredited)
  • Julio Castillo known as Miss Annie (uncredited)
  • Edward J. Clare known as Prison Doctor (uncredited)
  • Garret Dillahunt known as Eddie Mattie (uncredited)
  • Gregory Allen Gabroy known as Reveler (uncredited)
  • Oscar Gale known as Sweet Melinda (uncredited)
  • Joshua Joseph Gillum known as Murderer (uncredited)
  • Gene Kevin Hames Jr. known as Poker Dealer #1 (uncredited)
  • Bella Heathcote known as (uncredited)
  • Kirk Jordan known as DEA Agent (uncredited)
  • Wendy Clarice Jordan known as Pink Pants (uncredited)
  • John C. Klein known as Traveler (uncredited)
  • Shadoe Knight known as Mafia Poker Player (uncredited)
  • Raymond Lapino known as Elderly Poker Player (uncredited)
  • Cynthia LeBlanc known as AMTRAK / Greyhound Bus patron (uncredited)
  • Elton LeBlanc known as AMTRAK / Greyhound Bus patron (uncredited)
  • David Joseph Martinez known as Pablo (uncredited)
  • Adam Sibley known as Naked Guy (uncredited)
  • Logan Douglas Smith known as Bus Station Constrution Worker (uncredited)
  • Daniel Vincent known as Evicted Husband (uncredited)
  • Glen Warner known as Construction Worker (uncredited)
  • Elvin Yoshida known as Asian Poker Player (uncredited)

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Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Erin Dell'amore known as lifecast assistant to Kazuhiro Tsuji
  • Chad Engel known as lab assistant
  • Robin Myriah Hatcher known as special makeup effects production coordinator: Tinsley Studio
  • Adruitha Lee known as department head hair
  • Dennis Liddiard known as makeup department head
  • Mike Mekash known as special makeup effects artist
  • Kent Richard known as additional hair
  • Aimee Stuit known as key makeup artist
  • Christien Tinsley known as special makeup effects designer and creator
  • Kazuhiro Tsuji known as makeup concept designer: Brad Pitt
  • Hiroshi Yada known as special makeup effects artist: Tinsley Studio

Art Department:

  • William Burck known as set dresser
  • Gregory T. Geniusz known as set dresser
  • Michael A. Johnson known as leadman
  • Heather Korman known as props
  • Kristin Lekki known as graphic artist
  • Jordan Lightner known as greensman
  • Michael S. Martin known as property master
  • Mariah Mills known as buyer
  • Ruffin Moye known as greensman
  • Alixandra Petrovich known as on-set dresser
  • Brad Quintana known as painter
  • John Richoux known as on-set greensman
  • Victoria St. Pierre known as lead scenic
  • Michael G. Tveten known as construction coordinator (as Michael Tvetan)
  • Taylor Weeks known as scenic
  • Darry Young known as set decoration buyer

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Company

Production Companies:

  • Plan B Entertainment
  • 1984 Private Defense Contractors (in association with)
  • Annapurna Pictures
  • Chockstone Pictures
  • Inferno Entertainment

Other Companies:

  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera car
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera cranes
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  hydrascope telescoping crane arm
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  stabilized remote camera systems
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  HD dailies telecine transfer
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  film laboratory and dailies telecine
  • Comerica Entertainment Group  production financing
  • Costa Abrams & Coate, Trial & Transactional Attorneys  production legal
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • EFilm  digital intermediate services (as EFilm DeLuxe)
  • EMS Payroll  extras payroll services
  • Film Production Capital  tax credit financing
  • Hollywood Trucks  entertainment transportation
  • Inferno Distribution  funding
  • Lakeshore Records  soundtrack
  • Lightnin' Production Rentals  star trailers
  • Louisiana Entertainment  state film office
  • Paskal Lighting  grip and lighting equipment
  • Pivotal Post  Avid HD editing equipment
  • Scarlet Letters  main and end titles
  • Second Line Stages  production offices
  • Silver Screen Supply  portable power systems and cables
  • Silver Screen Supply  production supplies
  • Southern Costume Company  costumes and wardrobe
  • Stone Management  product placement
  • Wildfire Studios  post-production sound services

Distributors:

  • Inferno Distribution (2012) (worldwide) (all media)
  • Alfa Films (2012) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Alliance Films (2012) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Audio Visual Entertainment (2012) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Cathay-Keris Films (2013) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) (2012) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Future Film (2012) (Finland) (theatrical)
  • Hoyts Distribution (2012) (Australia) (theatrical)
  • Maple Pictures (2012) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • MediaPro Distribution (2012) (Romania) (theatrical)
  • Metropolitan Filmexport (2012) (France) (theatrical)
  • Presidio (2013) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Showbox/Mediaplex (2012) (South Korea) (theatrical)
  • Viva Films (2012) (Philippines) (theatrical)
  • Wild Bunch (2012) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Ascot Elite Entertainment Group (2012) (Switzerland) (all media)
  • Cinemax (2012) (Russia) (all media) (CIS + Baltics)
  • DeA Planeta Home Entertainment (2012) (Spain) (all media)
  • Midget Entertainment (2012) (Denmark) (all media)
  • Weinstein Company, The (2012) (USA) (all media)

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Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Tinsley Studio (special prosthetic make-up effects)
  • Wildfire Visual Effects

Visual Effects by:

  • Andrey Drogobetski known as compositor
  • Elbert Irving IV known as visual effects coordinator: Wildfire VFX
  • Tom Lamb known as digital compositor
  • Diva Magpayo known as digital intermediate editor
  • Greg-Paul Malone known as Flame artist (as Greg Paul Malone)
  • Caleb Owens known as digital compositor
  • Mitch Paulson known as digital colorist
  • Ryan J. Quinlan known as compositor
  • Lauren Ritchie known as visual effects producer: Wildfire VFX
  • Dottie Starling known as visual effects supervisor: Wildfire VFX

Release Date:

  • France 22 May 2012 (Cannes Film Festival)
  • Ireland 21 September 2012
  • Spain 21 September 2012
  • UK 21 September 2012
  • India 5 October 2012
  • Australia 11 October 2012
  • Italy 18 October 2012
  • Netherlands 18 October 2012
  • New Zealand 18 October 2012
  • Russia 18 October 2012
  • Estonia 19 October 2012
  • Lithuania 19 October 2012
  • Pakistan 19 October 2012
  • Taiwan 19 October 2012
  • Georgia 25 October 2012
  • Greece 25 October 2012
  • Finland 2 November 2012 (Night Visions Film Festival)
  • Norway 2 November 2012
  • Israel 8 November 2012
  • Sweden 15 November 2012 (Stockholm International Film Festival)
  • Bulgaria 23 November 2012
  • Germany 29 November 2012
  • Hong Kong 29 November 2012
  • Portugal 29 November 2012
  • Brazil 30 November 2012
  • Canada 30 November 2012
  • Finland 30 November 2012
  • Iceland 30 November 2012
  • USA 30 November 2012
  • Belgium 5 December 2012
  • France 5 December 2012
  • Philippines 5 December 2012
  • Argentina 6 December 2012
  • Bahrain 6 December 2012
  • Denmark 6 December 2012
  • Slovenia 6 December 2012
  • United Arab Emirates 6 December 2012
  • Poland 7 December 2012
  • Turkey 21 December 2012
  • Singapore 3 January 2013
  • Mexico 11 January 2013
  • Chile 21 February 2013
  • Sweden 27 February 2013 (DVD premiere)
  • Japan 26 April 2013

MPAA: Rated R for violence, sexual references, pervasive language, and some drug use

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