For the Love of Money
For the Love of Money (2012)

Spanning over two decades, "For the Love of Money" follows the true account of a Jewish immigrant who searches for his piece of the American dream. The story begins in Tel Aviv in 1973, where young Izek is raised in a seedy,… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 4, 2012
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Dennis Harvey
Variety

An attempted Scorsese-esque crime epic that too often feels like an underdeveloped outline.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

This dollar-store version of a Scorsese crime saga, "For the Love of Money" is consistently as trite as its title.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Looks to ape Scorsese but can only muster Corman.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Although it's doubtful that film fans walk around lamenting the dearth of Israeli characters in gangster movies, For the Love of Money nonetheless attempts to fill the gap.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

A film that can't quite capitalize on the big names it has in relatively small roles.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

It decelerates into an unremarkable good-guys-vs.-bad-guys tale that ends in a glaringly tension-free showdown.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

Viewers have traveled this road of criminal menace before, only this time it's peppered with more exclamations of 'L'chaim!'

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