Blood Ties

Blood Ties

Blood Ties

Crime-thriller about a man released from prison (Clive Owen) following a serious offense. He is reluctantly greeted by his police officer brother (Billy Crudup). On either side of the law, they face off over organised crime in 70s New York.

2013Rating: R16France, USAEnglish, Italian & Spanish
DramaThriller
100%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

A sluggish, dramatically undernourished saga.

Time Out

Time Out

press

If you hear an unearthly sound during Blood Ties, it might be Sidney Lumet's ghost attempting to contact his lawyer.

2.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Laborious, tonally wobbly attempt at an American crime epic.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A cunningly chosen soundtrack featuring the likes of Ace Frehley, Al Wilson and the Isley Brothers attempts to paper over the cracks withcool, but it's not convincing.

2.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

This overlong and anemic drama features an impressive cast but is too inert to catch on with critics or audiences.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Canet, who showed his aptitude with the gripping Tell No One, can't bring this dull period piece to life.

2.0
Variety

Variety

press

A sluggish, dramatically undernourished saga.

Time Out

Time Out

press

If you hear an unearthly sound during Blood Ties, it might be Sidney Lumet's ghost attempting to contact his lawyer.

2.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Laborious, tonally wobbly attempt at an American crime epic.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A cunningly chosen soundtrack featuring the likes of Ace Frehley, Al Wilson and the Isley Brothers attempts to paper over the cracks withcool, but it's not convincing.

2.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

This overlong and anemic drama features an impressive cast but is too inert to catch on with critics or audiences.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Canet, who showed his aptitude with the gripping Tell No One, can't bring this dull period piece to life.

2.0

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