Dead Man DownHD Closed Captioning
Niels Arden Oplev
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Following the cinematic phenomenon "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," acclaimed filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev and brooding beauty Noomi Rapace reunite for another thrilling tale of vengeance. Colin Farrell joins the prestigious team as brave enforcer Victor, right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City. He seeks to avenge the death of his wife and daughter caused by his boss. When his employer is threatened by a mysterious killer, Victor also becomes detective. Victor is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Noomi Rapace), a victim turned avenger whose intense chemistry leads them spiraling into payback delivered in violent catharsis.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 96
- Fresh: 36
- Rotten: 60
- Average Rating: 5.0/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: This blend of Scandinavian gloom and Hollywood hokum never jells.
Rotten: While a mob thriller can be as nasty as it likes, what it can't be is silly.
Rotten: Explores a common ground for noir thrillers before stumbling and imploding in a climax that feels like it might have been hijacked from an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.
Fresh: Yep, there's a whole lot going on here, but this is one of those plot-heavy scripts that carries its weight with confidence - the intricate twists don't cheat.
Dead man down
If you bare with it long enough, the story to this movie will make sense. Colin Farrell is no longer a feature A-lister actor, he's better as a co-star. Rent movie but don't buy!
The movie has its moments, I give it a 6 out of 10.