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2014 | R | Drama Adaptation

Ex-con, Joe Ransom, drinks heavily, outruns police and gambles away his money. He is the unlikeliest of role models to everyone except 15 year old Gary Jones, the oldest child of a homeless family run...

U.S. Release Date

Joe release date was Friday, April 11, 2014. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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Directed by

David Gordon Green

Screenwriter

Gary Hawkins

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Rating MPAA

R for violence, disturbing material, language and some strong sexual content

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Ex-con, Joe Ransom, drinks heavily, outruns police and gambles away his money. He is the unlikeliest of role models to everyone except 15 year old Gary Jones, the oldest child of a homeless family run by an drunk, worthless father. Joe takes Gary under his wing seeing much of himself in the kid. Together they try to find a path to redemption and the hope for a better life in the rugged, gritty world of small town Mississippi.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on Larry Brown's novel of the same title.
  • An ex-con who is the unlikeliest of role models meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin.

Shooting Locations

  • Wednesday, October 31 2012: Austin, Texas, United States

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