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Killer Joe / LD Entertainment, Voltage Pictures and PPC present, in association with Worldview Entertainment ; a Voltage Pictures, Ana MEdia production ; a William Friedkin film ; produced by Nicolas Chartier and Scott Einbinder ; screenplay by Tracy Letts ; directed by William Friedkin.

Friedkin, William (Added Author). Letts, Tracy, 1965- (Added Author). Chartier, Nicolas. (Added Author). Einbinder, Scott. (Added Author). McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- (Added Author). Hirsch, Emile, 1985- (Added Author). Temple, Juno, 1989- (Added Author). Bates, Tyler. (Added Author). Voltage Pictures. (Added Author). Ana Media (Firm) (Added Author). LD Entertainment. (Added Author). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Gina Gershon, Thomas Haden Church. (Cast).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

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Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) DVD DRAMA KIL (Text) 33187003397318 Digital Video Disc Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA KIL (Text) 33187003397292 Digital Video Disc Available -
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New Castle-Henry County PL - Bookmobile DVD ADVENTURE KILL (Text) 39231032654291 Bookmobile Stacks--Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unrated director's cut.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Based on the play by Tracy Letts.
Special features: audio commentary soundtrack with the director; Southern fried hospitality: from stage to screen; SXSW Q&A with cast; SXSW intro with William Friedkin; "White trash" red band trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; editor, Darrin Navarro ; music, Tyler Bates.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Gina Gershon, Thomas Haden Church.
Summary, etc.:
"'Killer' Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is a Dallas detective who moonlights as a hit man with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris (Emile Hirsch) hires Joe to kill his mother in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris can't pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie (Juno Temple) as a retainer until he can be paid"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
"Rating: Unrated; for graphic disturbing content involving violence and sexuality, and a scene of brutality."--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Letts, Tracy, 1965- > Film adaptations.
Detectives > Corrupt practices > Drama.
Assassins > Drama.
Debt > Drama.
Genre: Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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