The Kid

Release Date: March 8th, 2019

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

In 1879 Rio and his teenage sister go on the run across the American Southwest to escape from their violent uncle. Along the way, Rio encounters the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and the legendary lawman Pat Garrett. He soon finds himself caught in the crossfire as Billy and Garrett square off in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan, Jake Schur, Leila George, Adam Baldwin, Chris Pratt, Charlie Chappell, Clint Obenchain

Director: Vincent D'Onofrio

Genres: Drama , Western

Production Co: Lionsgate, Mimran Schur Pictures, Silver Lining Entertainment, Upload Films

Keywords: Rivalry , Escape , House , Gripping , Mother , Tense , Murder , Father , Brash , Revenge , Pursuit , Brooding ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The result is very pleasing, even for moviegoers who don't pine for the Western's return, and represents a big step forward in the directing career of D'Onofrio. show more

  • 75
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    First-time director D’Onofrio has as an admirable visual style, whether we get medium-long-shot takes or intimate close-ups. This is a good-looking period piece film, percolating with top-tier performances. show more

  • 40
    Todd GilchristTheWrap

    The Kid simultaneously wants to humanize and mythologize its cowboys — and neither effort works. show more

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