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A Walk Among the Tombstones

A Walk Among the Tombstones
  • 2014
  • US
  • 113 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Scott Frank
  • Cast: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour
  • UK release: 19 September 2014

Drug dealer Kenny Kristo (Stevens)'s wife has been kidnapped, with unfortunate consequences, and he hires alcoholic private eye Matt Scudder (Neeson) to find out who did it. Unintentionally amusing adaptation of Lawrence Block's novel, with a half-hearted performance from Neeson and hackneyed dialogue; an absurd mix of deadly serious thriller and Cop and a Half-style buddy movie.

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Rating 15 I Running Time 114 mins I USA I 2014

Directed by Scott Frank Starring Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Briana Marin

Crime thriller based on the novel by Lawrence Block. When former NYPD detective turned private investigator Matthew Scudder (Neeson) gets a call from a notorious drug dealer (Dan Stevens) who wants revenge on the men who kidnapped and killed his wife, Matthew suddenly finds himself deep in a world of violence, gangs and people who will stop at nothing to get what they want.

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A Walk Among the Tombstones

17 Sep 20142 stars

Misjudged thriller starring Liam Neeson that's unintentionally amusing

Liam Neeson treads by now very well worn ground as another ageing badass in this adaptation of Lawrence Block’s crime thriller from writer-director Scott Frank. Neeson is back on the phone negotiating with kidnappers, this time as unlicensed private…

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