Sleepers

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Director

Robert De Niro

Cast

Robert De Niro as Father Bobby

Kevin Bacon as Nokes

Brad Pitt as Michael

Jason Patric as Shakes

Billy Crudup as Tommy

Dustin Hoffman as Danny Snyder

Ron Eldard as John

Minnie Driver as Carol

Vittorio Gassman as King Benny

Terry Kinney as Ralph Ferguson

Joseph Perrino as Young Lorenzo Carcaterra

Brad Renfro as Young Michael Sullivan

Jonathan Tucker as Young Tommy

Geoffrey Wigdor as Young John

Bruno Kirby as Lorenzo’s Father

Writers

Barry Levinson (screenplay)

Lorenzo Carcaterra (novel)


Summary

Four teenage friends from Hell's Kitchen end up being sent to reform school after almost killing a man. There they are brutalized by the guards. John and Tommy grow up to be hit men who recognize their abuser years later and kill him. Their trial is prosecuted by another member of their gang, who is now the assistant DA.

Genre

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Released

October 18, 1996

Runtime

2hrs 27min

MPAA

R, for strong graphic violence and some language

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