Live by Night Synopsis
A Boston gangster climbs the ranks of the Florida underworld as a bootlegger in the 1920s.
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Movie Reviews

Boring!

By jaredlivingston
Not worth going. Total snooze-fest that was nothing like the trailer. Huge disappointment!!...

great story+ great action = great movie

By matto1990
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Live by Night

By kevinwelborn1
don't waste your money. This one is just plain awful. The acting is horrible, access to a make-up department doesn't make you a gangster. It was almost like Ben Affleck wanted to play dress up. ...

Wait for RED BOX !

By Hfigueroa2125
This movie was so slow and most of the action was shown in the previews . Don't waste your money....

Good movie

By Shawndjlh
Good movie and plot. Hardcore shooting and gritty realism of early 20th century America...

By RaqEllie
I liked the movie. I honestly don't get what the critics are being so harsh on? You can't possibly tell the whole story from the book in one movie! And yet, I got the story. It was very well told...

A Star is Reborn

By BLTurner
Affleck once again shines in this thriller showcasing his writing, starring and directing talents. The movie is fast-paced, the characters believable and the storyline realistic....

I'm Going to See it Again!

By mrspalmeredu
I loved this movie! Ben Affleck has never played this kind of character before and he did an awesome job. Great story line and a number of surprises....

Loved it! The plot, action, casting & Affleck

By Bostonian73
Two thumbs up here and everyone in the theater seemed to like it, applause at the end and all. I thought the mix of plot and action was right on. Unpredictable and intriguing, I was invested in the...

A Very Unique Story

By thesitesandsounds
A story written as if it was straight from the 1960s French New Wave of cinema; Live By Night features a unique story telling technique. For passionate movie fans of older styles of films and...

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Rated R | For Some Sexuality/Nudity, Language Throughout and Strong Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sluggish, uninspired mobster drama has lots of violence.
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