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Seven Psychopaths (2012)

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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

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Man in Hat
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Killer (as James Hebert)
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Sharice
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A struggling screenwriter (Colin Farrell) inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his friends (Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell) kidnap a gangster's (Woody Harrelson) beloved Shih Tzu. Written by Anonymous

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No te metas con el perro (Don't mess with the dog) See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use | See all certifications »

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12 October 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sedam psihopata  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,174,915 (USA) (12 October 2012)

Gross:

$14,989,761 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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Both Colin Farrell and Woody Harrelsen starred in True Detective (2014), although they were in different seasons and didn't share any screentime together. Coincidently, the character that Woody Harrelsen played was named Marty, which is the name of the character that Colin Farrell plays in Seven Psychopaths (2012). See more »

Goofs

When the first Psychopath shoots the henchmen in the dog storage warehouse, the blood splatter on Marty's face changes from the front to the side. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Was it Dillinger got shot through the eyeball, or am I thinking of someone else?
Larry: Moe Green got shoot through the eyeball in "the Godfather".
Tommy: Yeah, I'm talking about it real life.
Larry: Oh.
Tommy: Somebody in real life, got shot through the eyeball...
Larry: Who was that?
Tommy: Well... No Larry. Many people in real life have got shot through the eyeball. I'm just saying, I think Dillinger was one of 'em.
Larry: That's really good aim.
Tommy: No it ain't really good aim.
Larry: How is that not really good aim?
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Crazy Credits

A surprise final scene interrupts the closing credits a few seconds after they start. See more »

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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) See more »

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Dirty Dishes
Performed by Deer Tick
Written by 'John Joseph McCauley III' (as John McCauley III)
Courtesy of Partisan Records and Daytrotter
By Arrangement with Terrorbird Media
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Christopher Walken is brilliant
3 February 2013 | by (Ankara, Turkey) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie last week and I am still returning to re watch because it contains some of the most fascinating scenes I have ever watched.

I think the casting was very good. Sam Rockwell, who had already pulled off a slowly degrading and paranoid character living in moon alone, really succeeds in bearing the weight of the story. He is essentially causes almost all the progress single handedly and the parts really fit together.

Colin Farrell, who is a favorite of the director is another good flavor but I didn't really get impressed with his acting or his character. Because his character has almost no impact, he is dragged along to different situations and usually has no bearing in the movie. Maybe it supposed to represent the director in some level but it is very interesting to see the story teller who doesn't even realize how little control he has on his own story.

But I am mainly reviewing this title to praise Christopher Walken. Every one of is scenes are perfect, he is just brilliant. I have always liked him but I could never imagine that I would be impressed this much with his acting. I think the character is very interesting, his dialogs really fit the atmosphere and in general it was a very essential part of a good story.


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