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PG| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
After the terrible events of September 11th, Nick (Anthony LaPaglia), a New York Fire Department captain, is left with the daunting task of delivering the eulogies for eight fallen firefighters who perished during the evacuation of the World Trade Center. Overpowered with emotion and unsure what to say, he gets help from a journalist (Sigourney Weaver) who helps him craft eulogies to honor not only his men who died, but also everyone who lost their lives that day.

Cast: Sigourney Weaver , Anthony LaPaglia , Irene Walsh , Jim Simpson , Charlotte Simpson , Julian Trompeter , Katharine Schreiber , Lucas DeBassac

Director: Jim Simpson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Focus Features

The Guys (2002)

Release Date: April 4th, 2003|1 hr. 25 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film is just two people talking, but director Jim Simpson finds its grieving heart. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The powerful two-person drama gets watered down by documentary-style footage and voice-overs. But it's worth seeing just for Weaver and LaPaglia. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There's an inherent distance between movies and their audiences that -- combined with the distance between 9/11 and today's opening of the film -- The Guys can't bridge. show more

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