The Killing Film Summary & Analysis

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The Killing is a story of criminals and their efforts to make a killing by pulling off the perfect crime. Viewers are asked to explore the lines between good and bad and the difficulty in choosing who to befriend and who to trust.

Johnny has just gotten out of prison, and he has already made his plans for pulling the perfect job. He gets all his friends involved, and they prepare to retire rich men. They don't realize that one man, George, will betray their confidence to his controlling and hateful wife. Sherry then tells her boyfriend, Val, who plans to steal from the thieves. The plan goes off without a hitch. When Johnny leaves, though, he ends up getting stuck in traffic and runs late. Val shows up before Johnny arrives, kills the group and is killed himself. In the end, almost everyone dies, and Johnny...

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