Killer Joe [videorecording] / Lo Entertainment Voltage Pictures and PPC ; director, William Friedkin ; writer, Tracy Letts ; producers, Nicolas Chartier, Scott Einbinder.


  • Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unrated director's cut.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, c2012.

Available copies

Current holds

1 current hold with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ K (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD (Storage) DVD/FIC/ K (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ K (Text to phone) Checked out 03/28/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Southern fried hospitality: from stage to screen; SXSW Q&A with cast; SXSW intro with William Friedkin; "White trash" red band trailer; audio commentary.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; editor, Darrin Navardo ; music, Tyler Bates.
Participant or Performer Note: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple.
Summary: 'Killer' Joe Cooper is a Dallas detective who doubles as a hitman with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris hires Joe to kill his mother in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris is unable to pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie as a retainer until he can be paid.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Unrated; for graphic disturbing content involving violence and sexuality, and a scene of brutality.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Friedkin, William. (Added Author). Letts, Tracy, 1965- (Added Author). Chartier, Nicolas. (Added Author). Einbinder, Scott. (Added Author). McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- (Added Author). Hirsch, Emile, 1985- (Added Author). Temple, Juno, 1989- (Added Author). Lions Gate Films. (Added Author).