Catch .44 (2011)

TOMATOMETER

No Tomatometer score yet...

No Top Critics Tomatometer score yet...

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.


Movie Info

For Tes (Akerman) and her two cohorts Kara (Nikki Reed) and Tara (Deborah Ann Woll), the job sounded simple enough: intercept a double-cross drug shipment for their crime boss Mel (Willis) at an isolated diner. But when an unstoppable chain of events unfolds, everyone soon realizes no one is who they seem and the job may be something other than eliminating the competition. What started as simple instructions has now turned into a deadly cat-and-mouse game - with large guns pointed at everyone.

Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some sexual content)
Genre: Western, Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Aaron Harvey
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 20, 2011
Runtime:
Anchor Bay Entertainment - Official Site

Cast


as Sheriff Connors
Show More Cast

News & Interviews for Catch .44

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

Login

Critic Reviews for Catch .44

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

A drug-deal tale featuring top-drawer actors trying to have fun with a medium-strength script. Sometimes they succeed, but not often enough to elevate the film to "Pulp Fiction" territory.

Full Review… | December 8, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

Although it gives Willis and Whitaker an off-road chance to show off their character-actor chops, there's not much to recommend in this cinematic conceit.

Full Review… | December 5, 2011
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Full Review… | December 9, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

A collection of all the Quentin Tarantino mannerisms we make fun of ... but none of the understanding of human nature that goes along with them.

Full Review… | August 22, 2012
CraveOnline

Audience Reviews for Catch .44

Catch .44 was just a blah of a movie. Their isn't anything to love in this movie. It was quite unimpressive. The way it's told was a bit annoying and predictable. I like Nikki Reed in this which is unfortunate since she doesn't last very long. Forest Whitaker as Ronny was a joke. I couldn't take his accent serious. It sounded so silly. Even Bruce's character was over the top. I just found the film silly and forgettable. Nothing to see here folks!

LWOODS04
♥˩ƳИИ ƜѲѲƉƧ♥

Super Reviewer

Odd title but familiar film with Willis taking part in another Tarantino-ish outing that does leave you feeling somewhat disappointed.

When I say Tarantino-ish I mean the plot is basically cut up and all over the show. We start at the end and work backwards with flashbacks aplenty to find out what happens. Thing is we never really discover the whole point behind most of it (only some characters) and frankly I didn't much care either.

The plot revolves around a trio of women (terrible casting and boring performances) whom I'm guessing are suppose to be sexy drug dealing associates of Willis (epic fail there). They are to wait in a diner and pick up a shipment but they are setup and everything goes tits up (yawn!). The problem is these characters aren't developed in any way and don't last too long either, so you aren't given the chance to like them and simply aren't bothered when the shit hits the fan.

The other characters are a mixed bunch that include Willis who is badly miscast as a drug dealing kingpin, Whitaker as a associate of Willis, acts well as usual but has this really annoying Spanish accent (I think it was Spanish) and Dourif in a cameo really. He isn't really important in any way, no point him even being there.

The setup and shootout that happens at the start (which is the end) is the best part. When you see it you wanna know what happens next but instead you are fed about 1h 20mins of flashbacks showing what happened before and how it all led up to the shootout, which isn't very interesting. So in short the finale stand off is the best bit where as the rest of the film is uninspired and dull with drab acting.

phubbs1
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

½

If your going down, take everyone with you.

Waste of time! Just bad everything. I think this might be Bruce Willis worst movie ever, what are you doing Bruce? The story is just idiotic.. Don't waste your time people!

For Tes (Akerman) and her two cohorts Kara (Nikki Reed) and Dawn (Deborah Ann Woll), the job sounded simple enough: intercept a double-cross drug shipment for their crime boss Mel (Willis) at an isolated diner. But when an unstoppable chain of events unfolds, everyone soon realizes no one is who they seem and the job may be something other than eliminating the competition. What started as simple instructions has now turned into a deadly cat-and-mouse game - with large guns pointed at everyone.

MANUGINO
Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

Catch .44 Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Catch .44 on our Movie forum!