Movie Review: By The Gun (2014)


I watched this movie and am stealing this line from IMDB "Nick, a young Boston Italian, trying to find purpose in the ideology of the mafia and finding his world turned upside down."


That is what the story is about Nick tries to play gangsta and his entire world takes a massive reality check and although this is not the best gangsta movie it does hit home what real life could be when you play with fire your entire world around you goes up in flames.

The movie has a couple of people I know Leighton Meester you know her from Gossip Girl. Harvey Keitel from many movies and Toby Jones from a bunch of comedies.


It is a coming of ages story and basically, a young boy turning into a man nut he learns the hard way.

If you are into Mafia movies this is not bad but not the best but I feel does have the most real outcomes of loss and what the true cost of being in the family is.


Not suitable for the kids and a movie I would watch once but does not have rewatch value and nothing to keep in your movie collection.

A strong few cast members the ones I mentioned that carried the film and Ben Barnes the lead character that played Nick did a solid job.


This is more a novel that is an excellent novel as it would go into great detail nut movies jumps sections.


Not suitable for the kids I would give it a solid 6/10

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