For the Love of Money (2012)



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Spanning over two decades, "For the Love of Money" follows the true account of a Jewish immigrant who searches for his piece of the American dream. The story begins in Tel Aviv in 1973, where young Izek is raised in a seedy, gangster filled illegal casino that operates behind his family's bar. When violence and crime finds its way to him and his family, Izek (played by Yuda Levi) and his family relocate to Los Angeles. Hoping to start anew, he pursues his ambitions. Success seems to find him at … More

Rating: R (for violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Michael Micco, Jenna Mattison, Micheal Micco (Story)
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On DVD: Sep 4, 2012
Grindstone Entertainment - Official Site


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as Mr. Solomon

as Young Yoni

as Frishka

as Beat Cop

as Old Man

as Mr. Phillips

as Bellman

as Detective Martz

as Manuel

as Poker Player

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as Isaac
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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

An attempted Scorsese-esque crime epic that too often feels like an underdeveloped outline.

Full Review… | June 8, 2012
Top Critic

Although it's doubtful that film fans walk around lamenting the dearth of Israeli characters in gangster movies, For the Love of Money nonetheless attempts to fill the gap.

Full Review… | June 8, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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It decelerates into an unremarkable good-guys-vs.-bad-guys tale that ends in a glaringly tension-free showdown.

Full Review… | June 8, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

This dollar-store version of a Scorsese crime saga, "For the Love of Money" is consistently as trite as its title.

Full Review… | June 8, 2012
New York Post
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A film that can't quite capitalize on the big names it has in relatively small roles.

Full Review… | June 7, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Viewers have traveled this road of criminal menace before, only this time it's peppered with more exclamations of 'L'chaim!'

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
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