The Outfit Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Duvall, Joe Don Baker, Robert Ryan, Karen Black, Richard Jaeckel, Joanna Cassidy, Elisha Cook Jr.

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Based on a Donald E. Westlake novel, THE OUTFIT is a movie written and directed by John Flynn in 1973.
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Earl Macklin and his brother Eddie have unintentionally robbed a bank owned by the mob two years ago. Since that event, Earl has been spending his time in jail, and Eddie has retired in a small ranch.

Just before Earl's release, Eddie is murdered by hitmen and Earl himself is the target of a hit the night of his release. Earl decides to fight back the mob and avenge his brother. He's asking for $250,000.- in cash from the local mob boss and threatens to go on stealing the mob's money until the day he's paid. While the mob is actively looking for him, Earl and his friend Cody start to attack some of the mob's illegal offices.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Misc setting    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs Is this movie based on a    -   book

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