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Killer Joe Rated NC17

Killer Joe NC17 PT0M

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When 22-year-old Chris (Emile Hirsch) finds himself in debt to a drug lord, he hires a hit man to dispatch his mother, whose $50,000 life insurance policy benefits his sister Dottie (Juno Temple). Chris finds Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a creepy, crazy Dallas cop who moonlights as a contract killer. When Chris can't pay Joe upfront, Joe sets his sight on Dottie as collateral for the job. The contract killer and his hostage develop an unusual bond. A modern-day, twisted fairy tale, 'Killer Joe' Cooper is the prince to Dottie's Cinderella. Based on the play by Pulitzer and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts, Killer Joe is a garish, provocative black comedy from Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) and stars Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Gina Gershon and Thomas Haden Church.

Release Date
July 27, 2012

Movie Buzz

  • @__notgreatbob

    Finally watched Killer Joe. That was... a lot to take in; McConaughey was a TERROR in that movie

  • @pRyanSnead

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    Review: Killer Joe (2011)

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    Review: Killer Joe (2011)

  • @Titus20002001

    So watched the movie Killer Joe last night...ummm... Kinda presented a warped image of you @McConaughey Definitely different .

  • @BlokPeter

    Enjoying a twisted trailer trash movie; Killer Joe

  • @ralphdilim

    still an excellent movie, killer joe. #nowwatching #film4