Sleepers (1996)

 ●  English ● 2 hrs 27 mins

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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 (Ron Eldard) and Tommy (Billy Crudup) 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.

Cast: Brad Pitt, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro

Crew: Barry Levinson (Director), Michael Ballhaus (Director of Photography), John Williams (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Dates: 18 Oct 1996 (India)

Tagline: When friendship runs deeper than blood

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Did you know? Because of the shoot's logistics, Kevin Bacon never met Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman during the production. Read More
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When friendship runs deeper than blood
Four friends have made a mistake that will change their lives forever.
Four friends made a mistake that changed their lives forever.
This film is based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name.

Because of the shoot's logistics, Kevin Bacon never met Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman during the production.