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Runtime: 147 min

Genres: Crime | Drama | Thriller

Languages: English

Countries: USA

As adolescents, four boys sent to a reformatory were raped and tortured by guards there. Now grown men, two of them spot the sadistic head guard and murder him. Now the four friends -- including a journalist and an assistant D.A. -- plan an elaborate scheme to escape conviction.

Directors (1)

Writers (2)

Barry Levinson (screenplay)
Lorenzo Carcaterra (book)

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (84)

Aida Turturro Mrs. Salinas
Angela Rago Shakes' Mother
Anthony Sinopoli Receiving Communion (uncredited)
Barry Squitieri Juror (uncredited)
Ben Hammer Judge Weisman
Billy Crudup Tommy
Billy Malone Wiseguy (uncredited)
Brad Pitt Michael
Brad Renfro Young Michael
Bruno Kirby Shakes' Father
Carmine Parisi King Benny's Boy
Casandra Brooks Young John's Mother
Chuck Low Dance Judge (as Chuck Lewis Low)
Conrad Meertins Jr. Inmate #2
Danny Mastrogiorgio Nick Davenport (as Daniel Mastrogiorgio)
Dash Mihok K.C.
Don Hewitt James Caldwell
Drew Eliot Business Man #1
Dustin Hoffman Danny Snyder
Eugene Byrd Rizzo
Frank Inzerillo Hanging Man
Frank Medrano Fat Mancho
Gayle Scott Confessional Woman
Geoffrey Wigdor Young John
George Georgiadis Hot Dog Vendor
George Vincent Pallbearer (uncredited)
Gerry Becker Forensics Expert
Gina Menza Jury Forewoman
Henry Stram Prison Doctor
James Pickens Jr. Marlboro
James Rosin Neighborhood Man (uncredited)
Jason Patric Shakes
Jeffrey Donovan Addison
Jenique Torres Davy's Sister
Joe Perrino Young Shakes
Joe Urla Carson
John Di Benedetto Tony
John Slattery Carlson
Jonathan Tucker Young Tommy
Joseph Attanasio Male Juror (as Joe Attanasio)
Juan Maria Jr. Davy
Justin Halliwell Kid in Cafeteria (uncredited)
Kevin Bacon Nokes
Kevin Richard Sullivan Boy in Cafeteria (uncredited)
Larry Romano Man #2
Lennie Loftin Styler
Marco Greco Waiter
Maria Deasy Marine Widow (uncredited)
Mary B. McCann Sister Carolyn (as Mary McCann)
Mary Testa Nun
Matthew Hoffman Neighborhood Boy (uncredited)
Michael Harkins Fat Mancho's Buddy #1 (uncredited)
Michael J. Burg Court Officer (uncredited)
Michael P. Moran Judge #1
Mick O'Rourke Man in Tub
Minnie Driver Carol
Monica Polito Young Carol
Pasquale Cajano Superintendent
Pat McNamara Guard
Patrick Tull Jerry the Bartender
Paul Herman Court Bailiff
Peter Appel Boyfriend
Peter Gerety Juvenile Lawyer (uncredited)
Peter Mahoney Priest #2 (as Father Peter Mahoney)
Peter McRobbie Lawyer
Peter Rini Frank Magcicco
Ralph Tabakin Warden
Reuben Larry Elliot Business Man #2 (as Reuben Larry Elliott)
Robert De Niro Father Bobby
Robert W. Castle Priest
Rocco Musacchia Salvatore
Ron Eldard John
Rose Caiola Juror
Ruth Maleczech Woman at Subway Station
Salvatore Paul Piro Mimi
Saverio Guerra Man #1
Sean Patrick Reilly Young King Benny
Terry Kinney Ferguson
Todo Segalla Lawyer (uncredited)
Tom Signorelli Confessional Man
Vittorio Gassman King Benny
Wendell Pierce Little Caesar
William K. Butler Juanito (as William Butler)
Zachary Ansley Burly Man (uncredited)