A Walk Among the Tombstones

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A Walk Among the Tombstones Overview

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

Who Stars in A Walk Among the Tombstones

Liam Neeson
Matthew Scudder

Liam Neeson

Dan Stevens
Kenny Kristo

Dan Stevens

David Harbour

David Harbour

Boyd Holbrook
Peter Kristo

Boyd Holbrook

Adam David Thompson

Adam David Thompson

Razane Jammal
Carrie Kristo

Razane Jammal


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Review for A Walk Among the Tombstones

Author: Per Gunnar Jonsson

This movie had quite some premise and it is a decent enough movie but, sadly, it never really rises out of the ordinary. We have some really despicable criminals and I mean some real creepy nutcases and we have Liam Neeson as a gritty former cop turned private investigator. Good recipe to start with I would say. Unfortunately it never really took off. Liam Neeson is doing a good job of portraying the former cop and he is pretty much making the picture. The creepy guys are, well creepy but they never really get to shine in their creepiness. Most of the other characters around are just decoration with the possible exception of the young brat whom I personally just found annoying. Speaking of annoying I have to say that the AA sessions and the voice overs from them pretty much falls into that very category. They felt at best like unnecessary fillers to me. I do not know why it is so popular to portray “heroes” as drunks or former drunks. The movie is not a quick paced one. It is more of a thriller than a action one although there are a few outbursts of action. Sometimes it goes quite far down the road of some real detective work and sometimes it just jumps about leaving a few inconsistencies and plot wholes hanging around. I would say that this movie is a fairly ordinary, good but nothing special, crime story about two psychopaths and a gritty former coop given the task of chasing them down. Without Liam Neeson as a lead actor more or less carrying the movie along it would have been a fairly bland movie.

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Traveling Picture Show Company (TPSC)

Jersey Films

Free State Pictures

Exclusive Media Group

Cross Creek Pictures

1984 Private Defense Contractors

Da Vinci Media Ventures

Double Feature Films



Release Date

Original Language

1 hr 53 mins

$ 28,000,000.00 (Estimated)

$ 53,181,600.00 (USA)

$ 25,181,600.00 (Estimated in USA)

Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

based on novel or book murder mafia private investigator new york city drugs alcoholic kingpin wife murder 1990s

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