When 22 year-old drug dealer Chris (Hirsch) has his stash of drugs stolen from him by his mother, he has to come up with six-thousand dollars quick, or he's dead. Desperate, he goes to the trailer-par... read more
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2012
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March 31, 2013
Killer Joe ended up being a pretty dark, but funny movie. I don't think this movie will be for everyone. It only will attract those of us who like these gritty dark humor indie flicks. I think the performances were the best thing to come from this movie. The characters are...
March 11, 2013
Simple plot....with strange characters! Great performance from Matthew McConaughey. It has it's brutal and shocking moments that will make you feel like you need to rinse your eyeballs afterwards. Overall an entertaining, if slightly weird film.
March 9, 2013
After a six year absence, William Friedkin returns with this adaptation of Tracy Letts's play Killer Joe- a deep fried southern gothic neo noir crime thriller.
Chris Smith is a young drug dealer who, in order to pay off a sizable debt he owes to the wrong kind of people, decides...
February 14, 2013
Killer Joe is an exploitation film that has no apologies about its content. This is full black humor, with some disturbing events and characters that will get under your skin. If you aren't a fan of the exploitation genre or at least can handle gore and sex, stay far away; this w...
January 15, 2013
Director William Friedkin's first directorial effort since 2006's Bug is a good thriller with a terrific cast of actors. Matthew McConaughey delivers his best performance since The Lincoln Lawyer and he is absolutely chilling in the role of Joe Cooper. He brings a certain deadly,...
December 27, 2012
Matthew McConaughey probably gives one of his best, if not his best performance of his career as the villainous Killer Joe, but sadly the film does not have one ounce of human kindness in it and looses sight of what kind of film it is along the way. It`s dreadful, twisted and lac...
December 21, 2012
Friedkin is back and by golly he be back in a big way. This filthy southern fried thriller is a story of bedraggled & repugnant souls attempting to dig themselves out of one vulgar hole in life, only by burrowing themselves in deeper, more squalid ones.
At times it felt like I w...
November 28, 2012
Warning, the term 'trailer trash' and other derogatory slang terms for Southern State Americans will probably be used too much in this review.
Wasn't sure what to expect with this film but you do get the gist of it pretty quickly as things kick off. The films poster describes wh...
November 28, 2012
Friedkin is back in full form. McConaughey is a real treat as a stone cold psycho. As perverse as funny, if you happen to enjoy a ride full of the most vile things imaginable done with brutal honesty but with a warped (and let's say "refreshing") sense of humor.
November 20, 2012
Bloody, graphic, disturbing, and simple enough to keep anyone invested. Matthew McConaughey delivers his most fearless and daring performance of his career.
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