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Sleepers (1996)

7.0

Rated by 1 people

Plot  Lorenzo "Shakes" Carcaterra, Thomas "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, plays an important part in their lives and keeps an eye on them. However, early on they start running small errands for a local mafia gangster, "King" Benny.

In the summer of 1967, their lives take a turn when they nearly kill a man after pulling a prank on a hot dog vendor. As punishment, Tommy, Michael, and John are sentenced to serve 12 to 18 months at the Wilkinson Home for Boys in Upstate New York while Shakes is sentenced to 6 to 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. Out of shame, they urge their parents in letters not to visit during their stay at the home. Not even to Father Bobby, who insists on visitin...
  

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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

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Updates

  Bultan rated Sleepers (1996) with 7.0 stars / 07.08.2014



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