The Drop Synopsis
Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Hardy's Brooklyn accent is not only flawless — a Londoner by birth, he's a vocal chameleon who played a Welshman in "Locke" — but...
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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
The Drop is a simmering thriller from the writer who gave us “Mystic River” and “Gone, Baby Gone,” a tale heavy with the weight of violence...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
The Drop is filled with many such small, near-perfect moments where there’s so much more going on beyond the simple exchanges of dialogue.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Like Gandolfini, the deep Brooklyn of The Drop is formidable, bona fide and memorable.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Though The Drop covers familiar ground, it simmers with charged emotion. The image that lingers belongs to Gandolfini.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Hardy's performance takes a little bit of the sting away from seeing Gandolfini perform on a big screen for the last time. As irreplaceable...
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By James Berardinelli
The Drop's unpredictability is organic rather than sensationalistic. The movie doesn't pull surprises out of thin air for the sole purpose...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Drop is based on Lehane's short story Animal Rescue, and the terrific cast and punchy dialogue make it particularly worth seeing, bringing...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
The city isn't the star of the film, nor is Lehane's excellent dialogue, and neither is Roskam, here making a sure-footed jump to America...
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By Alonso Duralde
This is Tom Hardy‘s show, and any opportunity to see this actor exercise his skills merits attention. He, along with the rest of this...
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By babynicki1111
It was a strange little movie. I went to see it because I love Tom Hardy, and I was drawn to the part of the storyline where his finding an abandoned/abused puppy helps him to redirect his life. The...

James Gandolfini's Last Hoorah

By fhayzeb
This was a movie in which James Gandolfini played a supporting actor role to perfection. You have to pay close attention throughout, and actually really be able to "think," to follow the subtleties...

waste of time AND money

By lydfigznyc
dont do it! i wouldnt of even watched this flick for free on basic cable. bad acting, very poor storyline and just horrible OVERALL. time i will never get back!...

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By tshnkns
I thought it was awful. We only wanted to see it because of James Gandofini, would've been better just to watch an old episode of Sopranos instead....

Masterpiece, Crime Drama Full Price

By joecorso35

long a bit boring but can be intense

By tjsage
If you are looking for lots of action this is no the one for you. There are several twists and turns in the story and it will keep you guessing if you pay total attention, but something to watch and...

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By tc11003
Excellent film .gandolfini and tom hardy excellent. Sad to see james so heavy . time went fast in film . u know its good then...


By bcharn
DONT waste your money! This movie went NOWHERE and In a hurry! And you call that ending a climax??? Sad...

The Drop

By kevwyoung
Compelling story. Top notch casting....

Tom Hardy always delivers

By jdr82

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Rated R | For Some Strong Violence and Pervasive Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 17+ Hard crime drama is well written/acted but violent.
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