Thinking about watching some crime drama filled with action and mystery, we have got your back. This time we are about to introduce to you a movie titled Live by Night. It is an adaptation of a famous novel of the exact name of the movie that Dennis Lehane writes. It is an American crime drama that aired in 2016 starring Ben Affleck.
So the story revolves around a determined Ybor City bootlegger (Affleck) who becomes a well-known gangster of the time. The movie is filled with mysteries at every step, and sudden stops that are taken up will keep you on edge.
The Plot of Live by Night (2016)
Before talking about other things related to the movie, let’s dive a little more into the depths of its plot. So the story follows the track of Joe Coughlin, who is a World War I veteran of Irish descent and is in love with a girl related to a gangster. Both of the lovers, Emma and Joe, decides to leave the place and move to some better area to live their life. And for the journey, Joe robs a bank with one of his friends, but the events turn out to be negative, leading to three cops being killed.
Somehow Joe gets freed from the situation and decides to flee from the city with his lover. But the events don’t seem to favor him anyhow, and he gets coiled up in the gangster life. The movie contains many twists and turns, which are quite enough to keep you feel excited. So, before we keep moving with the follow and forget how much is spilled out, let’s move on to other information about the film.
How Much Did the Movie Earn in Box Office?
It is produced by Warner Bros., And it was first aired in New York City on December 13, 2016. However, it had quite a finite release in the United States on December 25, 2016, before it was actually available worldwide on January 13, 2017.
The film received many mixed critical reviews, yet it was a box office smasher of 2016, earning $22 million against its net budget of $65 million. However, like every other production, projects have to suffer losses too, and this film lost around $75 million, according to some sources.
The Cast of Live by Night!
The movie is filled with talented actors starting with Ben Affleck as Joe Coughlin, Brendan Gleeson as Thomas Coughlin, Matthew Maher as RD Pruitt, Elle Fanning as Loretta Figgis, Remo Girone as Maso Pescatore, Massi Furlan as Anthony Servidone, Miguel J. Pimentel as Esteban Suarez, Zak Lee Guarnaccia as Adomo Valocco, Robert Glenister as Albert White, Chris Messina as Dion Bartolo.
Max Casella as Digger Pescatore, Clark Gregg as Calvin Bondurant, Sienna Miller as Emma Gould, Anthony Michael Hall as Gary L. Smith, Zoe Saldana as Graciela Corrales, Christian Clemenson as a Ritz investor, Gianfranco Terrin as Carmine Parone, Chris Sullivan as Brendan Loomis, Derek Mears as Donnie Gishler, Titus Welliver as Tim Hickey, Chris Cooper as Chief Irving Figgis and D. Evermore as Virgil Beauregard.
The movie is worth a watch, and do give it a try on this weekend, so it might add up few more constructive critics.