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R| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
Steelworker Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works a dead-end job and holds tight to his sense of family, duty and loyalty. Rodney Baze (Casey Affleck), Russell's brother, returns home after serving in Iraq and, with his debts piling up, becomes entangled with a vicious crime lord (Woody Harrelson). Soon afterward, Rodney disappears mysteriously. The police fail to solve the case, so Russell -- feeling he has little left to lose -- puts his life on the line to bring his brother home.

Cast: Christian Bale , Woody Harrelson , Casey Affleck , Forest Whitaker , Willem Dafoe , Zoe Saldana , Sam Shepard ,

Director: Scott Cooper

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Distributor: Relativity Media

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Release Date: December 6th, 2013|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • March 14, 2014 wi00000000185218
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    Whatever happened to original ideas? I mean this one had ALL the clichés: angry war vet, underground fight, dishonest promoter, lost girlfriend...I mean, they had it right down to the mill at the end....not original in the leas

  • March 28, 2014 Sir Raymond
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    a very good story line....and its believable. Another gritty performance by Harrelson.

  • December 19, 2013 joyknitter
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    This was a dark movie. Telling probably the truth about drugs and vengence. I really can\'t decide if this was one of the best movies I\'ve seen or not.

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Christian Bale: 20 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Out of the Furnace' Star

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Jonny Black on Dec 6th, 2013 1:00PM

Getty Since starring in Steven Spielberg's "Empire of the Sun" as a teenager over 25 years ago, Christian Bale has seemingly done it all. The method actor has played the iconic Patrick Bateman...

'Out of the Furnace' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Christian Bale Thriller

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 5th, 2013 11:00AM

Relativity Media Christian Bale often oscillates between two acting modes. First, there's Christian Bale the big-screen populist, who springs up in the likes of "Terminator Salvation" and the three...

Christian Bale Wins Oscar Buzz in New 'Out of the Furnace' Trailer (VIDEO)

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Kelly Woo on Oct 5th, 2013 9:00AM

Christian Bale is gearing up for another fight -- and just might get another Oscar out of it. The Academy Award winner for "The Fighter" is teaming up with "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper for...

'Out of the Furnace' Trailer Pits Christian Bale Against Woody Harrelson

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Katie Roberts on Jul 11th, 2013 4:00PM

Relativity Media Christian Bale stars in the gritty crime drama "Out of the Furnace," about a steel mill worker who takes the law into his own hands after his younger brother (Casey Affleck) gets...

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