Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Proposition, The (2005) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
Proposition, The (2005)
Buy Proposition, The (2005) DVD from AmazonBuy Proposition, The (2005) DVD from Amazon
  Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

1810

Avg. Rating:

2.85/4

# of Ratings:

102

Genres:

Western

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/11/2005

Director:

John Hillcoat

Actors:

Guy Pearce
Noah Taylor
Ray Winstone
Richard Wilson
Emily Watson
John Hurt

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Taking place in the old west of Australia, a man's brother has 9 days to kill another man or his brother will be killed.

Related Movie Lists

Top Films of 2005 by Neobowler movies of 2005 by skater4159
Best of 2005 by Protozoid Top Movie List by littleharm
2005-2009 by Martini 21 Movies of 2005 by Stoney McStonerson
best of 2005 by Ichabod Crane Top Movie List by Southern Spaghetti
Top Movie List by roby Top Movie List by Lugano777

Quick Movie Reviews

dukeakasmudge 10/02/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
0.5/4 

Hated it.....

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

mitchellyoung 07/20/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

A thoughtful and often shockingly violent Western. The Australian outback setting at once sets it apart from other films in the genre. The script, by Nick Cave, is poetic and insightful and the film is unflinching in its examination of saints and sinners alike. Haunting and very memorable. One of the best films of 2005.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Bribaba 05/03/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

The slow pace shouldn't both anyone other than those with the attention span of a gnat. After all, the Aussie outback was hardly noted for its frenetic pace. My only misgivings were in the casting: we are told that the leader of the gang is a half-man, half-dog psychopath but what we get is cuddly Danny Houston. This apart, it's a terrific, brooding piece of work. An homage for which Leone would surely be grateful.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Bob Stone 05/06/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Boasting beautiful landscapes,a haunting tone and a great lead performance by Ray WInstone,The Propostion is one of the best modern Westerns around. The films biggest problem is that there are a few scenes in the movie that seem to go nowhere and take an extremly long time to be explained.But that fault is easily forgiven once you look at the gourgeous direction by John Hillcoat,showing breathaking landscapes and sudden bursts of very graphic violence,The Propsition is excellent in just bout every way, and would probably improve with multiple viewing.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

goodfellamike 10/27/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

Well-crafted, poetic and haunting story of brotherly love, betrayal, redemption and the consequences of violence. John Hurt is flamboyant as is clearly enjoying his eccentricities, but his role is criminally small. Final Grade: A-

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 

Full Movie Reviews

  Yojimbo
Yojimbo
Movie God
 

01/20/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"The Proposition" by Yojimbo

A western set in the Australian outback, the proposition in question is made by Ray Winstone, a local police captain intent on civilizing the unkempt wilderness. He threatens to hang the younger brother of ex-outlaw Guy Pearce unless he hunts down and kills his older brother, a brutal rapist and murderer. The Proposition looks amazing, and having being written and scored by cult singer songwriter Nick Cave, sounds amazing as well. But somehow, it didn't quite gel for me. The characters are interesting, and the dialogue clever, but the relationships between the characters weren't quite there; it seemed like a collection of self consciously cool individuals and situations rather than a narrative flow. It's very low key in a similar way to The Assassination Of Jesse James and the sudden outb...

Rating of
2.5/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Watched in 2017 by tonks76
2017: Best to Worst by Nolane
Top Drama Movies by Rod
Movies I've Watched by Muskurana
Top Movie List by SIngli6
2016 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan
Movies Watched by Sunbutt
Favorites of 2017 by Austin Shagwell

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy