Killer Joe is a 2011 crime drama thriller film. Killer Joe is directed by William Friedkin. The screenplay was written by Tracy Letts.
Killer Joe follows the story of 22 year old Chris, who finds himself in debt to a drug lord. He hires a hit man to dispatch his mother, whose $50,000 life insurance policy benefits his sister Dottie.
Chris finds Joe Cooper, a creepy, crazy Dallas cop who moonlights as a contract killer.
When Chris can`t pay Joe upfront, Joe sets his sight on Dottie as collateral for the job. The contract killer and his hostage develop an unusual bond!
Killer Joe Release Date: 27 July 2012 - USA