Longtime partners Parker and Longbaugh are hoping for a quick and nonviolent payoff when they abduct Robin, a young woman carrying the child of a wealthy Southwestern couple. But kidnapping proves to be much more complicated, logistically and psychologically, than other felonies they’ve committed. Parker is increasingly drawn to the mysterious Robin, whose imminent delivery date awakens strong feelings in him. Tensions rise between Parker and Longbaugh, a ruthlessly decisive man who knows Parker’s sentimental impulses could land them in big trouble. As the moment for the ransom exchange approaches, Parker and Longbaugh must battle not only well-armed opponents, but also their own conflicted emotions. –inbaseline
Christopher McQuarrie (born 1968) is an American screenwriter, producer and director. His screenplays include The Usual Suspects, for which he won the 1996 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, The Way of the Gun, Valkyrie and Jack Reacher.
McQuarrie was born and raised in the Princeton Junction section of West Windsor Township, New Jersey, where he attended West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South with director Bryan Singer, actor Ethan Hawke and musician James Murphy. In lieu of college he took a job working as an assistant teacher at Christ Church Grammar School in Perth, Western Australia, and later hitchhiked around the western half of the continent. Returning to the United States a year later, he went to work for a detective agency in New Jersey for the next four years. In 1992, he applied to the New York City Police Department and was on his way to the academy when former schoolmate Singer offered him the opportunity to write their first feature… read more
You can only go downwards after "Shut that cunt's mouth or I'll fuckstart her head".
Can't sugar coat the negatives, the dialogue/v.o. is as indulgent as Tarantino wannabes can get, and the pacing is downright terrible at times and no idea what accent Phillippe is going for. Though there's a certain ambition to the irredeemable characters and the reflexive Peckinpah ending is nice. Most of all James Cann is stone cold boss stealing the show with a beautifully restrained performance. Worth seeing.