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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
After serving time in prison for taking the fall for a group of his friends, Leo just wants to get his life back on track. So he goes to the one place he thinks will be safe -- home. There he takes a new job with his highly connected and influential uncle. But in the yards, where his uncle now pulls the strings, safe is not how they do business. Unwittingly, he's drawn into a world of sabotage, high stakes payoffs and even murder.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg , Joaquin Phoenix , Charlize Theron , James Caan , Ellen Burstyn , Faye Dunaway , Chad Aaron , Andrew Davoli

Director: James Gray

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Yards (2000)

Release Date: October 20th, 2000|1 hr. 55 min.

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  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Self-importance sinks this one like a stone. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Keeps sinking into its own grimness. show more

  • 63
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Instead of the usual contrast of black and white, The Yards offers a vivid palette of grays, and it's a far more rewarding color scheme for a movie. show more

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