Easy Money: Hard to Kill
Easy Money: Hard to Kill (2014)

Former business student JW is serving time for drug smuggling as Jorge flees Switzerland following a botched drug deal, and finds himself on the run from Mahmud, who has targeted him for death in a bid to settle a sizable debt with feared… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 11, 2014
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Long
Detroit News

Thin, intense and yet somehow cool, Kinnaman is on his way to stardom, and it's easy to see how these movies gave him lift off. This is a tough, crackling crime story, well-executed and tense throughout.

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Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

Though "Hard to Kill" forges new ground on the rich character histories developed in the first film, they feel like a random trio assigned the same punishment whose lives eventually intersect - and as such, the emotional moments never land.

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Jamie S. Rich
Oregonian

Babak Najafi's film weaves together all these threads, crafting a desperate narrative with violence as the inevitable outcome.

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Tom Russo
Boston Globe

A deep pool of underworld characters and a focus on multicultural tensions in Stockholm lend crime drama some added interest in "Easy Money: Hard to Kill" ...

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Najafi stages action scenes with an intense, queasy beauty and elevates what is in its outlines a routine crime drama to near-operatic proportions ...

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Chris Klimek
The Dissolve

The picture isn't radically inventive; [but] it's taut and vivid. The grimy window it opens onto a desperate, dangerous lifestyle makes viewers feel like accomplices.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Because JW isn't the strutting, duplicitous peacock he was in the first movie, the role isn't as rewarding this time out.

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Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News

How many times do these guys need to hear that crime doesn't pay?

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[S]uffers by comparison [to the original]... How Kinnaman plays JW's devastation, as seething, mounting rage, is the best thing about [it].

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Al S
A taunt, stylish, tense and riveting crime-thriller. A mesmerizing and electrifying new chapter to this thrilling series. I loved how the films four leads had… More