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What Doesn't Kill You (2008) Movie Information

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Crime, Drama





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Brian Goodman


Mark Ruffalo
Ethan Hawke
Brian Goodman
Amanda Peet
Donnie Wahlberg
Kelly Holleman





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Two long-time friends from South Boston turn to crime in order to survive, but soon find it causes problems with their friendship and their personal lives.

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Great movie with a Great ending & even better, Its based on a true story

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"What Deosn't Kill You" by Yojimbo

Two childhood friends growing up in poverty in south Boston come under the influence of a local crime boss, only to strike out on their own when he is caught and imprisoned by the F.B.I. Despite the marketing that features explosions and SWAT teams galore (neither of which actually appear in the film) What Doesn't Kill You is a character-driven drama set in the world of petty urban crime. It centres on the friendship between Ethan Hawke and Mark Ruffalo, both of whom giving strong performances, as they try to hustle their way through life making nickle and dime jobs while feeling unappreciated by the boss to whom they must constantly pay tribute. In this way it feels a little like Donnie Brasco with an added backdrop of the kitchen sink relationship between Ruffalo and his put-upon wife A...

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