Movie Review – Emily the Criminal

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As the trailer tells us, Emily has a large amount of debt and is still struggling to stay afloat. The opportunity to make some quick money by doing something illegal presents itself. Easy money leads to wanting to make more. Bigger payout, bigger risk. Can she handle it or will she get in over her head?

Let’s set some expectations. I didn’t have high expectations going in. I was pleasantly surprised by the movie. Even though I now know the outcome. I wouldn’t mind rewatching it again. See if I missed anything. That being said. This is no big heist movie, with elaborate plans within plans. It is very grounded in the criminal activity happening. Most of us can relate to her financial struggle and the temptation of a quick buck. I enjoyed the way this movie portrayed it. If you enjoy crime dramas, check it out.

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Tell a friend to see it?

Would I rewatch it?

Would I want to own a copy?

Must-see in theaters?
To support sure. Other than that nothing on this movie requires the big screen or sound. The story could transfer to the small screen.

Grade: B

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There are no extra scenes during, or after, the end credits of Emily the Criminal.

Rated: (R) Brief Drug Use | Some Violence | Language
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi, Bernardo Badillo
Director: John Patton Ford
Writer(s): John Patton Ford
Language: English
Country: United States

Down on her luck and saddled with debt, Emily gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences.

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