Qty:1
The Liability has been added to your Cart
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by SourceMedia
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Previously enjoyed movie in near-perfect condition. Guaranteed to play.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • The Liability
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

The Liability


List Price: $19.98
Price: $14.71 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $5.27 (26%)
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
21 new from $4.99 30 used from $0.98 1 collectible from $19.99
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$14.71
$4.99 $0.98
$14.71 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Frequently Bought Together

The Liability + Starred Up
Price for both: $24.70

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details

  • Actors: Tim Roth, Tallulah Riley, Peter Mullan, Jack O'Connell, Kierston Wareing
  • Directors: Craig Viveiros
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Widescreen, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Lions Gate
  • DVD Release Date: January 29, 2013
  • Run Time: 86 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00A144O5W
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #122,495 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Editorial Reviews

After wrecking his stepfather's car Adam in need of a job to pay him back starts working as a driver for a hitman Roy. His first day on the job takes him into a world of murder and revenge as he is prevalent to Roy's hits. Intrigued and wanting to take part of the action Adam suddenly realizes what started as a hit could end with a bang as he becomes Roy's next target.

Customer Reviews

I would like to finish the movie.
Oregonerd
Very enjoyable film, Tim Roth cut his own dialogue in places replacing it with looks only - he has such an expressive face.
Marg B
Intense movie, loved it, great twists and turns.
Trudy Hill

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By man on a mission on February 7, 2013
Format: DVD
Dark, funny British hitman thriller, takes you places you didn't expect to go, both plotwise and geographically (it's set in the Northeast of England). Tim Roth, Peter Mullan, Jack O'Connell (soon to be seen in 300 prequel) are all on cracking form. And Talulah Riley. Wow! What a revelation. She sure was wasted in St Trinian's!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Pastor Mandeville on February 12, 2013
Format: Amazon Instant Video Verified Purchase
Used to be you could discover a movie for yourself. Roll home late, switch on the TV, next thing you know you're glued to the sofa long past bedtime. Or maybe you were hypnotized by the second movie in the double bill at a long-dead indie rep. Left the theatre banging on about it to all your friends. Not any more. Thanks Internet.

So when a movie comes along that looks like one thing, turns out to be something else, and draws you in so completely you feel you're in the middle of an actual discovery all of your own, enjoy it. All that earnest amateur analysis you skimmed online beforehand, the radioactive comparisons with other flicks, the petulant certainties about genre shortcomings, pay none of it any heed. Instead, hand yourself over to the people with the actual talent. Go where the writer and the film makers take you.

The Liability is a movie worth discovering for yourself. The poster of a geezer with a shooter gives a broad hint of what to expect and there is a full identity parade of crime flick archetypes: the middle-aged killer who wants to pack it in, the naïve kid who thinks he fancies the life, a properly evil crime boss, a put-upon moll, even an exotic beauty with razor blade cheek bones. But these characters exist only to service a weird and sinewy plot in an unhinged, off-kilter reality in a parallel England of no policemen, deep dark woods and American diners. Nothing proceeds as it should.

Tim Roth, distantly echoing his young gun in Stephen Frears's 1985 movie The Hit, thoroughly enjoys himself as the professional holding it together with mystified cool as chaos randomly explodes around him. Jack O'Connell was born to play the eager-to-please would-be gangster who not only has to be smarter than he looks, actually might be.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By 1farstar on February 13, 2013
Format: Amazon Instant Video Verified Purchase
JUST SEE IT! But don't read the movies description because it gives the "surprise" away! After I saw this exciting film, I read the description and was so glad I didn't read it first before seeing the film! It would be like buying a "who done it book, which tells the reader who did it on the book jacket!"

Yet another excellent performance by Tim Roth. He even makes the other unknown actors look terrific with his understated, intense expressions that say so much more than any dialogue can. Bravo!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By THE MOVIE GUY on February 9, 2013
Format: DVD
Peter (Peter Mullan) is a crime boss who deals in human trafficking. His step-son Adam (Jack O'Connell) is the "son he never wanted." Peter has Adam work for him to pay off a debt. He is to be a driver for Roy (Tim Roth) a quiet reserved hitman as opposed to the chatter-box Adam. As expected things don't go right, but then the film adds an additional twist to it.

The movie is a substandard grindhouse. The music, action, killing, and dialouge are a cut below. Roy steals a Grenada to perform their hit as the car is hot wired, yet has no trouble opening the trunk. Peter lives in a huge house, yet Adam's bed is right next to his mom's and Peter's bedroom. While this makes for film continuity, it is indicative of the missed details and missed opportunity this film had. May be worth a rental to British crime film fans.

Parental Guide: F-bomb, sex, rape.
2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By CriticNic on May 1, 2013
Format: DVD
What caught my attention with The Liability was the fact that it stars Tim Roth, who is in my opinion one of the most underrated actors. I'm not as familiar with the rest of the primarily UK-based cast, aside from actress Kierston Wareing, of the incredible Fish Tank (2009). Upon reading the plot, I was intrigued about this film even more: a young man named Adam (Jack O'Connell) joins aging hit man Roy (Roth) after Adam wrecks his stepfather's car and is forced to repay him by running errands. Adam is enthralled by Roy's profession, while Roy on the other hand is less expressive about his feelings or anything else for that matter at the start. The trip the two take winds up affecting them in more ways than they knew. The performances by the two leads is excellent, as is their chemistry. The cinematography was reminiscent of Drive at moments, with nice choice of music mixed with stylish imagery. This is the type of hit man flick that I enjoy - it's not so much heavy on the violence and action, but focuses more on the characters, their inner conflicts and circles around an interesting story that is fairly original for the genre. One thing I couldn't help but was that the film ended a bit abrupt with a few things that didn't quite add up. With a story like the one it had, I felt like it could have carried on more and I would have loved to see more. To top that off, Kierston Wareing is unjustly underused here. Those things aside, it's refreshing to see a hit man movie, or even a crime movie in general, doing something different.
Source: criticnic.com 30 April 2013
Disclosure: Film sent by Lionsgate
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Liability
This item: The Liability
Price: $19.98 $14.71
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com