Deadfall Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 14670

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 16

Theatrical Release Date: 12/07/2012

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/05/2013

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Actors: Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Charlie Hunnam, Sissy Spacek, Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams

Plot: A pair of siblings on the run from a casino heist gone wrong find their paths crossing with an ex-boxer and his Thanksgiving dinner with his parents, including his retired sheriff father. -- Chris Kavan

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mitchellyoung
mitchellyoung
Movie God

Rating of
2/4

A Sordid and Murky Half-Thriller

mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/30/2013

Deadfall seems promising, at first glance. The wintery setting is treacherous and compelling and the premise and set-up are well-executed. Once the plot gets going, though, the film can't decide what type of movie it's going to be - a dysfunctional family drama or a cold-blooded thriller. It tries to be a little of both, but doesn't excel at either. The actors try to do what they can with the material, but a lot of the family drama scenes are emotionally overwrought and full of misplaced dramatic cliches. Likewise, the action sequences (other than a brutal opening car crash) feel tired and energy-less. The ending stand-off has its share of tense moments, but the ending feels abrupt and cliched. Potential was there, but this film just misses the mark.

smeagol
smeagol
Producer

Rating of
3.5/4

a great movie which looks stunning as well

smeagol - wrote on 12/17/2012

This is a great movie with a good story good acting and a looks wonderful.on the screen
A troubled brother and sister are on the run from a casino heist gone wrong. and end up crashing in the midst of a blizzard, they end up splitting up and try to make it on foot to the canadian border,
meanwhile another troubled soul a ex boxer has just been released from prison and is also on his way to the area to his parents house.
eric bana who plays the psycho brother is brilliant in this movie as he goes on his killing spree , There is a link between the brother & sister the ex boxer and the female sheriff as far as they all have something in common which is their problems with there fathers which makes the film very interesting .
a dark and deadly movie with superb acting , the ending …

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