R | | Comedy, Crime
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
The two actors (Michael Pitt and Michael Stuhlbarg) that play the gangster-like characters from the beginning, Larry and Tommy, also have parts on the HBO TV series Boardwalk Empire (2010), which is also gangster-related.
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.
Tommy: Somebody in real life, got shot through the eyeball...
Larry: Who was ...
When Billy is telling Marty about his drunken behavior at Kaya's party, the piece of toast he's eating goes from half eaten to missing only a bite or two between shots.
A surprise final scene interrupts the closing credits a few seconds after they start.
$4,174,915 (USA) (14 October 2012)
$15,024,049 (USA) (20 December 2012)
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