Sleepers (1996)

7.0 / Rated by 1 people

Crime
Drama
Thriller
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147 min.
Plot  Lorenzo "Shakes" Carcaterra, Tommy Marcano, Michael Sullivan, and John Reilly are childhood friends in Hell's Kitchen, New York City in the mid-1960s. The local priest, Father Robert "Bobby" Carillo, serves as a father figure to the boys and keeps an eye on them. However, they start running small errands for a local gangster, King Benny.

In the summer of 1967, their lives take a turn when they accidentally almost kill a man after pulling a prank on a hot dog vendor. As punishment, the boys are sentenced to the Wilkinson Home for Boys in Upstate New York; Tommy, Michael and John sentenced to 12-18 months, while Shakes is given 6-12 months. There, the boys are systematically abused and raped by guards Sean Nokes, Henry Addison, Ralph Ferguson, and Adam Styler. The horrifying abuse changes the boys and their friendship forever.

During the boys' stay at the facility, they participate in Wilkinson's annual football game between the guards and inmates, one that the latter lose ...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Jason Patric
Adult Lorenzo "Shakes" Carcaterra
Joe Perrino
Young Lorenzo "Shakes" Carcaterra
Brad Pitt
Adult Michael Sullivan
Brad Renfro
Young Michael
Billy Crudup
Adult Thomas "Tommy" Marcano
Jonathan Tucker
Young Tommy
Ron Eldard
Adult John Reilly
Geoffrey Wigdor
Young John
Minnie Driver
Adult Carol
Robert De Niro
Father Bobby Carillo
Kevin Bacon
Sean Nokes
Bruno Kirby
Shakes' father
Dustin Hoffman
Danny Snyder
Jeffrey Donovan
Henry Addison
Terry Kinney
Ralph Ferguson
Vittorio Gassman
King Benny
John Slattery
Ron Carlson
Danny Mastrogiorgio
Nick Davenport
Wendell Pierce
Little Caesar
James Pickens Jr.
Marlboro/Mess hall guard

Others

All Titles

Sleepers
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

  Bultan rated Sleepers (1996) with 7.0 stars / 07.08.2014



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