Kill the Irishman Synopsis
The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970s.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
What makes this film special and memorable is the character of Danny Green, who is not the usual neighborhood hoodlum you see in movies.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The cast is tasty, including Vincent D'Onofrio as a friendly fellow Mob guy, Val Kilmer as the head of the Cleveland PD, Christopher Walken...
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Overall, Kill the Irishman is an entertaining look at a brutal time in an ugly place.
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Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
The best thing about the picture (unless you like exploding cars, in which case the rest of the movie is just so many interruptions between...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Call it "On the Lakefront." Or "Pretty-Good Fellas."
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
If you're in the mood for a clichéd gangland B-movie, though, you could do worse.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
A big, bloated, though frequently engaging gangster movie, Kill the Irishman should properly be viewed late night on TV, flipping back and...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Stevenson is big and swarthy and not altogether without credibility, but he's got as much charisma as a potato.
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The Hollywood Reporter

A pedestrian chronicle of an eventful true story.
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Time Out New York

If Stevenson's performance were equal to his mammoth physique, the movie might have a shot, but even his broad shoulders aren't up to...
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Could Be a Surprise Hit!

By rb_in_chicago
This movie could be a surprise hit is it is marketed correctly. I had never seen Ray Stevenson in a movie before - and I see 100+ movies a year - so I was expecting a throw-away action movie. ...

Loved This Movie

By gimmie_more_movies
I really enjoyed the movie. So sad it wasn't in Cleveland. Shame on you ex-governor Strickland. The acting was top notch I thought Ray Stevenson was spot on and I enjoyed Vincent D'Onoffrio, as I...

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By satis
We enjoyed the movie, but as long time Cleveland residents, we were not thrilled with the some of the locations that were chosen in Detroit. It seems as if the editors should have looked at the...

Great Movie

By Mlopes
I thought this story line was intriguing and funny! definitely a film to recommend!...


By TommyReid
This Film ROCKS! Any mafia buff MUST SEE this!...

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By veroshebo
It was wonderful! I walked out feeling a little in awe of Danny Greene, he grew up in a horrible slum and although he did not graduate High School he made something out of himself even if he became...

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By mceastman
Best movie I have seen in a long time. Writing was great....


By kidchrist
I don't understand why this movie isn't a BLOCKBUSTER in the Theatres. The cast was amazing and the story was awesome! Who doesn't love a true story about American Hsitory and the Mafia. Ray...

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By bkaczor
Great Movie. Take oxygen as you will not be able to catch your breath between action seens. Ray Stevenson was brilliant as Danny Greene....

Must See for Cleveland Residents

By Rbastian12
I come from Buffalo but live now in Shaker Heights, OH, so I was delightfully surprised to find this film tracing the history of mob activity in Cleveland during the 1970's. This film is a great...

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Rated R | For Strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity