Questions tagged [the-drop]

2014 American crime drama film directed by `Michaël R. Roskam`, from a screenplay written by `Dennis Lehane`. The film is based on Lehane's 2009 short story "Animal Rescue". Lehane also adapted the script into a 2014 novel of the same name.

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Why did Marv tell Bob that Deeds killed Whelan?

In one conversation in The Drop, Marv tells Bob that Deeds was the one who killed Whelan. Isn't this strange, given that as I understand it, Bob killed Whelan based on Marv's order? Or am I wrong? ...
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What is the meaning of Marv's expression about "hearing his blood"?

In The Drop there is a conversation between Marv and his wife (not sure): The other day, I picked up his hand and put it on my cheek. And I could hear his blood. What does he mean by "hear his ...
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Why did the Chechens leave the money in the bag with the bloody arm?

If the Chechens in The Drop had captured one of the robbers, shown in the van, and cut off his arm, why leave the money in the bag with the bloody arm? Just so Marv and Bob can clean the money and ...
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What is Bob's and Marv's history?

In the movie The Drop, what is the history of the characters Bob and Marv? There is a short conversation between them where Bob asks Marv if he did something in desperation. Marv also suggests ...
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Why didn't the cops investigate Richie Whelan's murder?

In the movie The Drop, we see how Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) who acted as the bartender for Cousin Marv (James Gandolfini): In the case of the kid that got the money from the loan shark that is ...