Genre: Crime / Drama
Duration: 147 minuten
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Stars: Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman
IMDb score: 7,5 (224.202)
Releasedate: 18 October 1996
"When friendship runs deeper than blood"
The New York working-class neighborhood Hell's Kitchen 1966. The youngsters Shakes, Michael, John and Tommy are engaged in petty theft. But one day they accidentally almost kill a man. Since the man does not die and he recovers from his injuries in the hospital, the boys get off with a "mild punishment". They are arrested and end up in a youth home for one year. There they are sexually and psychologically abused by some guards, including Sean Nokes. Ten years later, Tommy and John see him again in a bar and get their revenge. Michael has since become a very influential attorney and Shakes a journalist. They decide to help John and Tommy.