Welcome to the bank robbery capital of America.
Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Slaine, Owen Burke, Titus Welliver, Peter Postlethwaite
|Screenplay||Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard, from the novel by Chuck Hogan|
|Music||David Buckley, Harry Gregson-Williams|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|SA distributor||Nu Metro|
|Produced by||Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, GK Films, Thunder Road Pictures|
|Language||Strong, crude, vulgar, abusive, frequent|
|Nudity||Very brief scene of semi-nude, no close-up|
|Sex||Strong sex simulations, kissing, suggestive sounds, infrequent|
|Violence||Fairly strong intense physical and psychological violence, bloody, brutal, cold blooded, high impact|
|Blasphemy||Some religious profanities|
|Drug abuse||Implied cocaine addiction, forced addiction, cocaine and cocktail of drugs, infrequent|
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|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Theresa Smith Afflek's unaffected, down and dirty flick
Pete Hammond A must-see if EVER there was one.
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Jason Anderson While it all makes for an above-average Hollywood crime story, The Town is ultimately more mouth than muscle.
James Berardinelli Compared to other, recent crime dramas, this one stands higher not only because of the quality of the performances but because of the nuances evident in the characters.
C. Fuchs Little of it's new, but it's all handled quite capably and then some, meaning you won't feel robbed of your time and/or money by watching it. Let's just hope Ben feels the same way and keeps making movies set in Beantown.
Tomatometer Tense, smartly written, and wonderfully cast, The Town proves that Ben Affleck has rediscovered his muse -- and that he's a director to be reckoned with.
What the People say
36554 Netizens Ben Affleck has his comeback.
Average .. 73%