Easy Money
Easy Money (2012)

Lower-class business student JW (Joel Kinnaman) falls in love with a sexy heiress while living a double life mingling with Stockholm's wealthy elite. To keep up the fašade of his lifestyle, he's lured into a world of crime. Jorge is… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 26, 2013
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85%
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User Score
62%



Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

It's gripping stuff - even if the original title 'Snabba Cash' is way cooler than the English one.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Chalk another one up for Swedish crime-thriller novels.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A] smart, affecting, slow burn of a movie, a spectacular example of Nordic noir...

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Drew Hunt
Chicago Reader

The story is overcooked and the gritty aesthetic (handheld cameras, desaturated color) borders on cliche.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

What really distinguishes it from any number of drug-escapade stories is the unusual and welcome sense of Dostoyevskian moral gravity of the narrative.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

A heavily-armed, solid thriller directed with style by Espinosa, who takes us supermarket shopping at the eye level of a child.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

One of the most involving of the many first-rate thrillers that have come recently from Scandinavia.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Although this Swedish vehicle is thoughtfully engineered and has some vivid streaks of color, it could use a jump start to escape the vanilla ice.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

With pounding synthesised music on the soundtrack, Easy Money moves like a razor-edged Frisbee that could cut off a player's hand or sever his jugular if he doesn't see what's coming.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Mike S
Superbly exciting crime thriller, based on the best-selling novel with the same name, by Swedish author and attorney Jens Lapidus. It's an engrossing… More
Daniel Parsons
Superb performances, an interesting mix of characters and believability are the strengths of this generically plotted but otherwise fascinating crime thriller,… More
Al S
A new crime classic. A masterpiece. A raw, stylish, exciting and explosive crime-thriller. Director, Daniel Espinosa crafts a fine, skillful and mesmerizing… More
Walter M.
In "Easy Money," JW(Joel Kinnaman) is studying economics at university while driving a cab. One night at a party, he takes a liking to Sophie(Lisa… More