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Michael Shannon stars as notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski in this biopic from director Ariel Vromen (Ariel Vromen, Ariel Vromen). To his loving wife Deborah (Winona Ryder) and their growing family, Kuklinski was a caring father. But he was also a man with a dark secret and an unusual talent for covering his tracks. For nearly three decades starting in the 1950s, the suburban family man worked as one of the Gambino crime family's chief executioners, earning the nickname "Iceman" for his use of freezers in obscuring the forensic details of his victim's deaths. By constantly varying his methods, Kuklinski made it virtually impossible for investigators to assemble an accurate profile of the killer credited with taking over 100 lives. A protégé of seasoned assassin Robert "Mister Softee" Pronge (Chris Evans), the elusive contract killer struggles to reconcile his relationship with his sociopathic brother Joseph (Stephen Dorff) while nurturing a close friendship with his Gambino contact Roy DeMeo (Ray Liotta). Then, in 1986, an arrest brings Kuklinski's violent career to a sudden end. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:May 3, 2013


Michael Shannon
as Richard Kuklinski
Winona Ryder
as Deborah Pellicotti
Chris Evans
as Mr. Freezy
Ray Liotta
as Roy Demeo
David Schwimmer
as Josh Rosenthal
Danny A. Abeckaser
as Dino Lapron
John Ventimiglia
as Mickey Scicoli
Ryan O'Nan
as Terry Franzo
James Franco
as Marty Freeman
Stephen Dorff
as Joey Kuklinski
Robert Davi
as Leonard Merks
Kelly Lind
as Hospital Nurse
John P. Fertitta
as Uncle Bill
Erin Cummings
as Ellen
Nick Gomez
as Alvaro
Christa Campbell
as Adele
Tim Bell
as Cop
Ray Gaspard
as Dennis
Ehud Bleiberg
as Trial Judge


Ariel Vromen
Ariel Vromen
Ehud Bleiberg
Avi Lerner
Ariel Vromen
Bobby Bukowski
Selena Arizanovic
Musical Direction/Supervision
Danny Rafic
Nathan Amondson
Production Designer
William Budge
Art Director
Juan A. Mas
Nicholas Donnermeyer
Associate Producer
Lati Grobman
Executive Producer
Mark Gill
Executive Producer
Trevor Short
Executive Producer
Danny Dimbort
Executive Producer
Laura Rister
Executive Producer
John Thompson
Executive Producer
Boaz Davidson
Executive Producer
Teresa Visinare
Set Decorator
Donna Zakowska
Costume Designer
Kerry Barden
Jonathan Wales
Sound Mixer
Paul Schnee
Liz Coulon
Todd Gilbert
Executive in Charge of Production
Scott August
Second Assistant Director
Lonnie Ramati
Co-Executive Producer
Juan A. Mas
Unit Production Manager
Scott Coulter
Visual Effects Producer
Danny Rafic
Co-Executive Producer
Johnny Martin
Stunts Coordinator

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