History Film / BeforeTheDevilKnowsYoureDead

25th Sep '16 10:35:39 PM DrOO7
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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Seeing how Andy was responsible for three people's deaths (one of whom was his own mother.) very few people felt sad when Charles finally kills him.]]

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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Seeing how Andy was responsible for three people's deaths (one of whom was his own mother.) mother), very few people felt sad when Charles finally kills him.]]]]
* BigBrotherInstinct: Dex might be a menacing bully towards Hank, but when all is said and done, he's looking out for his sister.



* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Occasionally Albert Finney's british accent shines through.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Considering what an utter failure he seems to be as a father, it's pretty understandable.
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Occasionally Albert Finney's british British accent shines through.



* TragicMistake: In the overall scheme of things, the robbery, and within that, brigning in Bobby Lasorda to do the actual robbery.

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* TragicMistake: In the overall scheme of things, the robbery, and within that, brigning bringing in Bobby Lasorda to do the actual robbery.
21st Jul '16 10:45:07 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: [[spoiler: When it comes time for Charles to kill Andy, he makes sure that the latter is weakened, that he knows how to turn off the heart monitor before attaching said heart monitor equipment to himself, then after smothering Andy, reattaches the equipment to his corpse.]]
1st May '16 10:21:50 AM JamesAustin
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-->'''''Irish proverb'''''

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-->'''''Irish proverb'''''
-->--'''Irish proverb'''
28th Oct '15 6:45:13 PM Pallo
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* FaceDeathWithDignity: At one point during their disastrous escape attempt, [[spoiler:Hank]] is about to let [[spoiler:Andy]] shoot him dead. [[spoiler:But then Chris suddenly shoots Andy from behind]].
27th Sep '15 3:01:44 AM Morgenthaler
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''Before The Devil Knows You're Dead'' is a 2007 CrimeDrama directed by SidneyLumet in his last film, starring PhilipSeymourHoffman, EthanHawke, MarisaTomei, Creator/AlbertFinney, RosemaryHarris and AmyRyan, scored by Music/CarterBurwell.

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''Before The Devil Knows You're Dead'' is a 2007 CrimeDrama directed by SidneyLumet Creator/SidneyLumet in his last film, starring PhilipSeymourHoffman, EthanHawke, MarisaTomei, Creator/PhilipSeymourHoffman, Creator/EthanHawke, Creator/MarisaTomei, Creator/AlbertFinney, RosemaryHarris Creator/RosemaryHarris and AmyRyan, Creator/AmyRyan, scored by Music/CarterBurwell.
20th Dec '14 12:27:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: AssholeVictim: Seeing how Andy was responsible for three people's deaths (one of whom was his own mother.) very few people felt sad when Charles finally kills him.]]

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* [[spoiler: AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Seeing how Andy was responsible for three people's deaths (one of whom was his own mother.) very few people felt sad when Charles finally kills him.]]



* [[spoiler: DownerEnding: Andy and Hank's mother is dead, Andy murders three people, Charles smothers Andy to death with a pillow, and [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism everybody who's still alive is facing a bleak, meaningless existence for the rest of their lives]]. Further, it's [[WordOfGod pointed out in the commentary]] that Hank has the money, but will probably blow it all on alcohol.]]

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* [[spoiler: DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Andy and Hank's mother is dead, Andy murders three people, Charles smothers Andy to death with a pillow, and [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism everybody who's still alive is facing a bleak, meaningless existence for the rest of their lives]]. Further, it's [[WordOfGod pointed out in the commentary]] that Hank has the money, but will probably blow it all on alcohol.]]
11th Jul '14 9:48:45 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* TheWoobie: Hank.
11th Jul '14 9:47:45 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* FakeAmerican: Brit Albert Finney plays Hank and Andy's father.



* HeyItsThatGuy!:
** Bobby's brother-in-law is [[Series/BoardwalkEmpire Agent Van Alden, and his wife is Angela Darmody.]]
** [[Film/SpiderMan Aunt May]] picked the wrong week to resume working.
** [[Film/ThePurge James Sandin]] not only has to survive The Purge, but also a robbery gone wrong.
** Andy is [[TheHungerGamesCatchingFire Plutarch]] and his wife is [[Film/TheWrestler Cassidy]].
16th Apr '14 7:22:54 PM BadSplice
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* CainAndAbel: Hank is the Abel to Andy's Cain.
19th Mar '14 8:46:10 AM jamespolk
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''Before The Devil Knows You're Dead'' is a 2007 CrimeDrama directed by SidneyLumet in his last film, starring PhilipSeymourHoffman, EthanHawke, MarisaTomei, AlbertFinney, RosemaryHarris and AmyRyan, scored by Music/CarterBurwell.

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''Before The Devil Knows You're Dead'' is a 2007 CrimeDrama directed by SidneyLumet in his last film, starring PhilipSeymourHoffman, EthanHawke, MarisaTomei, AlbertFinney, Creator/AlbertFinney, RosemaryHarris and AmyRyan, scored by Music/CarterBurwell.
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