Adapted by Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone,Shutter Island, The Wire) from his short story 'Animal Rescue',The Drop features the final performance of James Gandolfini as Marv, the owner of a bar that is used by gangsters to drop off their money in order to be laundered through the cash tills. When someone rips off five grand, Marv and his cousin Bob (Tom Hardy) are given orders by the mob to retrieve it.