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The Drop (2014)The Drop (2014)

The Drop (2014)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

best
THE VERY BEST

8.2

movie

United States of America

English

Character-driven, Easy, Suspenseful

2014

Michael R. Roskam, Michael Roskam

Alex Ziwak, Ann Dowd, Chris Sullivan

106 min

Synopsis

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

Our Take

8.2
The Staff

One of The Drop’s many strengths is its dark, clever, yet compassionate script. It will take you into the heart of the Brooklyn crime scene through the characters and their respective more or less fragile lifestyles. The extremely good performances, however, soon become the focus and attire of the film. James Gandolfini couldn’t be more at home in this context and excels with his usual menace, yet somehow relatable presence. Tom Hardy, however, surprises in unfamiliar grounds, sharply portraying a vulnerable character, whose vulnerability you will keep doubting. The Drop is consistent from start to finish, and with jaw-dropping moments here and there, it is both an interesting and enjoyable film.

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