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PG-13| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
Seeking an escape from poverty, sibling Texas farmers (Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke) gain notoriety as daring 1920s bank robbers.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , Skeet Ulrich , Ethan Hawke , Vincent D'Onofrio , Julianna Margulies , Dwight Yoakam , Charles Gunning , Becket Gremmels

Director: Richard Linklater

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Newton Boys (1998)

Release Date: March 27th, 1998|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Director Richard Linklater ("Dazed and Confused") should have taken a cue from the music -- the film needs a lot more snap. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    A fast-paced, entertaining motion picture that replaces gritty tension with a lightly-dramatic character interaction that occasionally borders on straight comedy. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The film chronicles their criminal career in a low-key, meandering way; we're hanging out with them more than we're being told a story. show more

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