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"The Drop" is a 2014 film starring Creator/JamesGandolfini, Creator/TomHardy, and Creator/NoomiRapace. "Cousin Marv" and Bob (James and Tom respectively) work at a bar Cousin Marv used to own, until he lost it to Chechen mobsters. Their bar is occasionally [[TitleDrop the drop]] bar for a given night's mob money. Their lives become complicated when they get robbed, and the Chechens suspect they might be working with the thieves. To add to their woes, Bob finds and rescues a beaten dog thrown into a woman's dumpster. Bob befriends Nadia (Noomi) in the process, only for the dog's former owner, a drug-addled psychopath who claims to have murdered a friend of theirs in the past, to come into the picture.

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"The Drop" ''The Drop'' is a 2014 film starring Creator/JamesGandolfini, Creator/TomHardy, and Creator/NoomiRapace. "Cousin Marv" and Bob (James and Tom respectively) work at a bar Cousin Marv used to own, until he lost it to Chechen mobsters. Their bar is occasionally [[TitleDrop the drop]] bar for a given night's mob money. Their lives become complicated when they get robbed, and the Chechens suspect they might be working with the thieves. To add to their woes, Bob finds and rescues a beaten dog thrown into a woman's dumpster. Bob befriends Nadia (Noomi) in the process, only for the dog's former owner, a drug-addled psychopath who claims to have murdered a friend of theirs in the past, to come into the picture.



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* BatmanGambit: [[spoiler:Marv's assassination scheme requires that his target initially resist getting into the car, close the trunk improperly, agree to get into the car, agree to close the trunk, and follow his directions to get directly behind the car]].



-->'''Bob''': [[spoiler:[[BluntYes Yes, I did]]. Absolutely. He was gonna hurt our dog.]]

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-->'''Bob''': [[spoiler:[[BluntYes Yes, [[spoiler:Yes, I did]].did. Absolutely. He was gonna hurt our dog.]]



* RobbingTheMobBank: What the two thieves do.

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* RobbingTheMobBank: What "The drop" is filled with mob money, so if you know where it is on any given day, you can make a lot of money, provided you're willing to accept the two thieves do. risk.
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: When someone refuses to get into Marv's car, he sarcastically asks if he thinks the trunk is lined with plastic. Later, [[spoiler:Marv actually does line his trunk with plastic, though to kill a different person]].


* BewareTheQuietOnes: Bob, who though meek rarely gets rattled. And when he's given reason to fear for those he loves? Watch out.



* BewareTheQuietOnes: Bob, who though meek rarely gets rattled. And when he's given reason to fear for those he loves? Watch out.

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* BewareTheQuietOnes: Bob, who BrickJoke: Eric steals Bob's umbrella even though meek rarely gets rattled. And when he's given reason to fear for those he loves? Watch out.it's a sunny day, saying, "You never know." In a following scene shortly thereafter, it's raining.

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* TheStoic: Bob. His reticence and unflappability are both noted several times.


%%* LeadPoliceDetective: Detective Torres.



* MuggingTheMonster: Eric Deeds ''really'' picked the wrong guy to strong-arm money out of.

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* MuggingTheMonster: Eric A rare case where this trope is used as TheReveal rather than an EstablishingCharacterMoment: [[spoiler:Eric Deeds ''really'' picked the wrong guy tries to strong-arm money out of.strongarm Bob, but Bob reveals that he's been an ice-cold killer this whole time]].

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* AdaptationExpansion: The film is based on Dennis Lehane's short story 'Animal Rescue', but adds several new plot details, such as the robbery near the start, police investigation and [[spoiler:Marv's death]].
* AdaptationNameChange: The dog is called Cassius in the short story, but Rocco in the film.


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* RecursiveAdaptation: The film is based on the short story 'Animal Rescue', and was later adapted into a novel.


* ClusterFBomb: There's a lot of swearing in the film.



* CutenessProximity: Bob goes practically gooey during his scenes with Rocco. A bit of RealitySubtext there, as Tom Hardy is dog lover who adored the puppy, played with it constantly during filming, and even convinced the crew to let him take it home with him at night.



* MuggingTheMonster: Eric Deeds ''really'' picked the wrong guy to strong-arm money out of.



-->'''Bob''': [[spoiler:Yes, I did. Absolutely. He was gonna hurt our dog.]]

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-->'''Bob''': [[spoiler:Yes, [[spoiler:[[BluntYes Yes, I did.did]]. Absolutely. He was gonna hurt our dog.]]]]
* PreMortemOneLiner: "I killed [[spoiler:Richie Wheelan]], alright?" "Sure you did." [bang]



* TrappedByGamblingDebts: "Glory Days", Bob and Cousin Marv's dead friend, was one. [[spoiler: To Cousin Marv. Bob killed him because Marv was also in debt from gambling, and Glory Days having won the lottery and paid his debts presented an opportunity.]]

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* TrappedByGamblingDebts: "Glory Days", Bob and Cousin Marv's dead friend, was one. [[spoiler: To Cousin Marv. Bob killed him because Marv was also in debt from gambling, and Glory Days having won the lottery and paid his debts presented an opportunity.]]]]
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* TheInspector: Detective Torres.



%%* LeadPoliceDetective: Detective Torres.



* TrappedByGamblingDebts: "Glory Days", Bob and Cousin Marv's dead friend, was one. [[spoiler: To Cousin Marv. Bob killed him because Marv was also in debt from gambling, and Glory Days having won the lottery and paid his debts presented an opportunity.]]

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* TrappedByGamblingDebts: "Glory Days", Bob and Cousin Marv's dead friend, was one. [[spoiler: To Cousin Marv. Bob killed him because Marv was also in debt from gambling, and Glory Days having won the lottery and paid his debts presented an opportunity.]]

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Has nothing to do with the [[FreewareGames freeware]] {{Roguelike}} that has [[VideoGame/TheDrop the same name]] and is the sequel to ''VideoGame/TheReconstruction''.


This film is the last one that James Gandolfini acted in, having died of heart complications the same year. It was well-received, and currently holds [[http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_drop/ 89% score]] on Website/Rotten Tomatoes.

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This film is the last one that James Gandolfini acted in, having died of heart complications the same year. It was well-received, and currently holds [[http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_drop/ 89% score]] on Website/Rotten Tomatoes.
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This film is the last one that James Gandolfini acted in, having died of heart complications the same year.

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This film is the last one that James Gandolfini acted in, having died of heart complications the same year.
year. It was well-received, and currently holds [[http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_drop/ 89% score]] on Website/Rotten Tomatoes.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: Bob shuffles around slowly, has an awkward speech pattern, lacks understanding of some basic social cues, and seems to have trouble looking at people directly for very long (especially avoiding extended eye contact). Hardy has said that he played the character as having a mild form of autism.


"The Drop" is a 2014 film starring Creator/JamesGandolfini, Creator/TomHardy, and Creator/NoomiRapace. "Cousin Marv" and Bob (James and Tom respectively) work at a bar Cousin Marv used to own, until he lost it to Chechen mobsters. Their bar is occasionally [[TitleDrop the drop]] bar for a given night's mob money. Their lives become complicated when they get robbed, and the Chechens suspect they might be working with the thieves. To add to their woes, Bob finds and rescues a beaten dog thrown into a woman's dumpster. Bob befriends Nadia (Noomi) in the process, only for the dogs former owner, a drug-addled psychopath who claims to have murdered a friend of theirs in the past, to come into the picture.

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"The Drop" is a 2014 film starring Creator/JamesGandolfini, Creator/TomHardy, and Creator/NoomiRapace. "Cousin Marv" and Bob (James and Tom respectively) work at a bar Cousin Marv used to own, until he lost it to Chechen mobsters. Their bar is occasionally [[TitleDrop the drop]] bar for a given night's mob money. Their lives become complicated when they get robbed, and the Chechens suspect they might be working with the thieves. To add to their woes, Bob finds and rescues a beaten dog thrown into a woman's dumpster. Bob befriends Nadia (Noomi) in the process, only for the dogs dog's former owner, a drug-addled psychopath who claims to have murdered a friend of theirs in the past, to come into the picture.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Cousin Bob is a sweet, meek, mild man. [[spoiler: He is also an ice-cold killer when he has to be, who is a far faster draw than Eric Deeds...]]

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Cousin Bob is a sweet, meek, mild man. [[spoiler: He is also an ice-cold killer when he has to be, who is a far faster draw than Eric Deeds...]]



* KickTheDog: Literally. Eric Deeds beat and then put Rocco into Nadia's garbage can.

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* KickTheDog: Literally. Eric Deeds beat Rocco and then put Rocco dumped him into Nadia's garbage can.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Bob gives one to Deeds, notably [[spoiler:revealing that Deeds lied about killing Happy Days, and that Bob was the actual murderer. He tops it off with shooting him dead on the spot, drawing faster, and ranting at the corpse about how disrespectful he was to Nadia.]]

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Bob gives one to Deeds, notably [[spoiler:revealing that Deeds lied about killing Happy Glory Days, and that Bob was the actual murderer. He tops it off with shooting him dead on the spot, drawing faster, and ranting at the corpse about how disrespectful he was to Nadia.]]



* TrappedByGamblingDebts: "Glory Days", Bob and Cousin Marv's dead friend, was one. [[spoiler: To Cousin Marv. Bob killed him because Marv was also in debt from gambling, and Glory Days having won the lottery and paid his debts presented an opportunity.]]

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* TrappedByGamblingDebts: "Glory Days", Bob and Cousin Marv's dead friend, was one. [[spoiler: To Cousin Marv. Bob killed him because Marv was also in debt from gambling, and Glory Days having won the lottery and paid his debts presented an opportunity.]]


* KarmicThief: [[spoiler:Cousin Marv]] thought he was this! since the stolen money was from mob business.

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* KarmicThief: [[spoiler:Cousin Marv]] thought he was this! this since the stolen money was from mob business.

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Bob ends up with the bar to himself, and Eric will never bother Nadia again, but Cousin Marv is dead and Detective Torres implies that he knows who really killed Richie and Eric.]]

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