Sleepers

Sleepers (1996)

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A top-notch cast headlines this Oscar-nominated drama about four boys from Hell's Kitchen who grow up in a world where loyalty means everything. A teenage prank gets them thrown in reform school, where they suffer harrowing abuses at the hands of the guards. Once out, their lives take radically different paths, but the quartet intersect again when one of the brutal guards is murdered. With Oscar-nominee Brad Pitt ("Ocean's Eleven", "The Mexican"), Oscar-winner Robert De Niro ("Analyze That", "Showtime"), Kevin Bacon ("Mystic River", "Hollow Man"), Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman ("Moonlight Mile", "Shpere"), Jason Patric ("Narc", "The Lost Boys"), Oscar-nominee Minnie Driver ("Good Will Hunting", "Tarzan"), Bruno Kirby ("When Harry Met Sally", "City Slickers"), and Brad Renfro ("Apt Pupil", "The Client"). Written and directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson ("Liberty Heights", "Disclosure").

Synopsis

A top-notch cast headlines this Oscar-nominated drama about four boys from Hell's Kitchen who grow up in a world where loyalty means everything. A teenage prank gets them thrown in reform school, where they suffer harrowing abuses at the hands of the guards. Once out, their lives take radically different paths, but the quartet intersect again when one of the brutal guards is murdered. With Oscar-nominee Brad Pitt ("Ocean's Eleven", "The Mexican"), Oscar-winner Robert De Niro ("Analyze That", "Showtime"), Kevin Bacon ("Mystic River", "Hollow Man"), Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman ("Moonlight Mile", "Shpere"), Jason Patric ("Narc", "The Lost Boys"), Oscar-nominee Minnie Driver ("Good Will Hunting", "Tarzan"), Bruno Kirby ("When Harry Met Sally", "City Slickers"), and Brad Renfro ("Apt Pupil", "The Client"). Written and directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson ("Liberty Heights", "Disclosure").