Murder never tasted so good.
Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon, Marc Macaulay
|Screenplay||Tracy Letts, from his play|
|SA distributor||Nu Metro|
|Produced by||Voltage Pictures, Picture Perfect, Worldview Entertainment, ANA Media|
|Language||Strong, frequent, demeaning|
|Nudity||Frequent, includes sexual nudity, full frontal nudity showing breasts and pubic area|
|Sex||Strongly suggested, sexual manipulation, thrusting, combined with full frontal nudity|
|Violence||Strong, graphic, brutal and gory. Includes sexual humiliation, bloody, prolonged|
|Drug abuse||Isolated, joint smoking|
|Comments||A wholly disturbing and distasteful film. The theme and tone is mature and psychologically challenging.|
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What the Critics say
Rozanne Els Donker, kru, dikwels grusame komedie.
Neil Young Funnybone killer.
Sara Maria Vizcarrondo For extreme tastes, I think the greater pleasure is watching these names rise from their undeserved ashes, but most people will come to Killer Joe for the comic violence, fearless white trash lambasting and legendary hijinks involving a fried chicken drumstick.
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Roger Ebert As a film, it's something else. The audience laughed at the right places, applauded at the end and walked out talking about how disgusting it was.
Peter Travers That intensity, violent and sexual, may have prudes bolting for the exits as Joe mixes it up with trailer trash.
Tomatometer Violent, darkly comic, and full of strong performances, Killer Joe proves William Friedkin hasn't lost his touch, even if the plot may be too lurid for som
|Movie Review Query Engine|
What the People say
31873 Netizens Mike and Joe ... lock up your daughters!
Average .. 65%