Run All Night

Posted on March 14, 2015


Run All Night – Troubled by his past as a hit man, Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson) is a drunk living off handouts from his long time friend and mob boss, Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris). When Maguire’s rotten son Danny kills some bad dudes, it’s witnessed by Conlon’s son Michael (Joel Kinnaman). Conlon ends up killing Danny. Maguire believes in an eye for an eye and a son for a son. He sends a ruthless but good-looking hit man known as Mr. Price (Common) after both Conlons. Although Michael wants nothing to do with his father, Conlon will stop at nothing to protect Michael from being killed and from killing.

There are epic car chases and crashes. There are dozens of killings. Dirty cops are involved. It is extremely violent but it shows that good (usually) wins out. Harris is first-rate and so is Vincent D’Onofrio as the only trustworthy cop Detective Harding.