R | | Crime, Drama
A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.
16 January 2017 | JMC Reel Reviews
6 | It looks fantastic but as a drama it is severely lacking in impact and finesse.
Ben Affleck returns to Dennis Lehane's work with this adaptation of Live By Night, the second novel in a trilogy (...
The original cut of the film ran closer to 3 hours and was intended to be a very character heavy film before Warner Bros elected to explore a different route in hopes of delivering a crowd pleasing action film.
Maybe it's true. We all find ourselves in lives we didn't expect. But what I learned was powerful men don't have to be cruel. I got one guaranteed life, I was gonna live it. I had a plan. Do you think that we got where we are by lettin' some inbreds...
In the opening sequence a photo is shown of a dead soldier with a bloody face. Affleck' s character fought in WW1. The photo of the soldier is from the Civil War.
$33,000 (USA) (23 December 2016)
$10,377,558 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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