Killing Them Softly Ending Explained

Neo-noir movies always end up being a fun watch and Killing Them Softly is no exception. If you’re a fan of such movies or a fan of Brad Pitt, you need to see it right now. Now, the movie actually came in the year 2012 but still we are talking about it.


This is because the movie was relevant for time period it was set in. But, it does not mean that it is not relevant as to the subject matter of the movie. It showed the things that people underwent during the Obama rule. Therefore, we are talking about the movie in this piece.


Killing Them Softly: The Plot

The timeline of the movie is set during the 2008 financial crisis and the election campaigning in that year. The movie takes place when a person teams up with other individuals to rob a Mafia poker game.

We see the character of Jackie Cogan who is played by Brad Pitt. He believes that there is a way to figure who stole the game. All the fingers point to the person who actually hosts the game. Therefore, Cogan is hired to track down these people in the hope that the truth behind the robbery will be found.

Killing Them Softly: Ending Explained

People have been asking questions with respect to the ending of the movie. They usually ask why did Cogan kill the person who was organising the game? He eventually found out that there is no connection between the robbery and the host of the game.

But, he ends up executing him anyways. So, people usually ask why does Cogan resort to this move. The only plausible answer to this is that he does this to prove a point to the people. It is to ensure that the robberies does not happen again.

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