Dom Hemingway Synopsis
After serving 12 years in prison, a safecracker seeks payback and a chance at reconciliation.
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Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
There are countless clever dialogue parries as well as some quite outstanding rants. It definitely takes the movie outside of the world of...
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83

The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
While there's no doubt that Shepard's film is frequently laugh-out-loud funny and impressively, wittily written, with a finely tuned ear...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Dom Hemingway isn't about story. It's about Jude Law as a force of nature, and that turns out to be a very entertaining diversion.
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Writer-director Richard Shepard did “”The Matador” and “The Hunting Party”, and he surrounds Law’s lunatic Dom with assorted underworld...
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75

RogerEbert.com

By Glenn Kenny
The drama Dom Hemingway explores involves a vicious lout finding a form of redemption, and while that's an all-too conventional scenario,...
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Dom Hemingway is often viciously funny in unexpected ways, and every time you think the movie has run out of steam, Shepard spins things in...
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70

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Shepard balances a livelier-than-life script with striking, super-saturated images, which makes the film feel bigger than it is.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The one thing that never falters during the course of the film is Jude Law's volcanic performance. Reminiscent of Tom Hardy's turn in...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
We’re just watching Jude Law, who gained some 30 pounds for this role, acting his rear end off but also spinning his wheels in a story that...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Jude Law put on 30 pounds to play this slimeball. But the weightier question is, why would he bother to take this worn-out role, at any...
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Dom Hemmingway

By danguide
Poorly written garbage....

A Tour De Force!

By gnhsurf
DOM HEMINGWAY is a wonderful movie, and Jude Law is magnificent in the role. He owns every moment of every scene. The dialogue is often flowery and too literary, but in Mr. Law's mouth it all works...

Good times

By msarthur
Funny movie with some nice points about the life choices we make and how they impact the ones closest to us. If you enjoyed the movie Snatch this will be a fun watch. Great acting also....

Jude Law at his very best!

By DJ_u4ic
Very funny crime caper with some very adult language. This one is definitely not for kids or prudes. Fowl language and lots of it. Some violence too, but mostly laughs. Great movie....

Great acting

By mfstaudt
It had a lot of profanity and violence. A satirical portrait of a British safecracker....

Walked out after 33 minutes

By dcortese127
I never walked out of a movie until today. This is absolute garbage....

Very funny..

By Big6
If your uptight and don't find yourself enjoying life everyday than avoid this movie. Fun flick, Jude Law is an amazing actor, very funny, heart warming, and an over all good movie....

A little over the top

By jalford999
Too much bad language and I left the movie 2/3's the way thru. I usually like 90% of the movies I see which are about 85 to 90 of all of them....

Bow Wow

By vstop
Bow to the double Wow Bad, the only dialogue from the supporting characters is to set up a rant by Jude Law. The first six or seven times was interesting. About 30 minutes into the movie on the...

Love it!!

By SmokinAces_NYC
Jude Law is powerful as Dom Hemmingway. I'll admit to being nervous when deciding to watch this film (being an indie film and all, they can be hit or miss depending on the writing and the acting...

More Info

Rated R | For Nudity, Drug Use, Pervasive Language, Sexual Content and Some Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Foul-mouthed character charms, but he's too edgy for teens.
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