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Release Date: October 20th, 2000

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2001

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, Andy Davoli

Director: James Gray

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Miramax Films, Industry Entertainment

Keywords: Brooding, Escape, Mother, Suspenseful, Underdog, Best friend, Murder, 2000s, Quest

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