Violet & Daisy is a 2011 American comedy crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Geoffrey S. Fletcher in his directorial debut after winning an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film Precious. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Alexis Bledel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, and James Gandolfini in one of his last acting roles before his death on June 19, 2013. Supporting roles are performed by John Ventimiglia, Danny Hoch, and Tatiana Maslany. Violet & Daisy follows two teenage assassins named Violet and Daisy who accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
Violet & Daisy was released on September 15, 2011, at the Toronto International Films Festival and was not given a theatrical release until June 7, 2013, when it had a limited theatrical run. Geoffrey S. Fletcher credits Pulp Fiction, Superbad, and Thelma & Louise as inspiration for this film.