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The Newton Boys

Release Date: March 27th, 1998

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.

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Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

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

  • 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

  • The plot is familiar from decades of earlier bank-robbing sagas - the classic "Bonnie and Clyde" seems to have been a particular inspiration for its overall tone - and neither the action nor the dialogue rings meaningful changes on the genre. show more

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