Sleepers (1996)

Four friends have made a mistake that will change their lives forever.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1996-10-18
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 3332 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 27min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Propaganda Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Barry Levinson
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Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.

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  • Kevin Bacon

    as Sean Nokes
  • Robert De Niro

    as Father Bobby
  • Dustin Hoffman

    as Danny Snyder
  • Jason Patric

    as Lorenzo 'Shakes' Carcaterra
  • Brad Pitt

    as Michael Sullivan
  • Brad Renfro

    as Young Michael Sullivan
  • Minnie Driver

    as Carol Martinez
  • Billy Crudup

    as Tommy Marcano
  • Ron Eldard

    as John Reilly
  • Vittorio Gassman

    as King Benny
  • Terry Kinney

    as Ralph Ferguson
  • Bruno Kirby

    as Shakes' Father
  • Frank Medrano

    as Fat Mancho
  • Joe Perrino

    as Young Lorenzo 'Shakes' Carcaterra
  • Geoffrey Wigdor

    as Young John Reilly
  • Jonathan Tucker

    as Young Tommy Marcano
  • Peter Appel

    as Boyfriend
  • Joseph Attanasio

    as Male Juror (as Joe Attanasio)
  • Gerry Becker

    as Forensics Expert
  • Eugene Byrd

    as Rizzo
  • Pasquale Cajano

    as Superintendent
  • Robert W. Castle

    as Priest
  • John Di Benedetto

    as Tony
  • Jeffrey Donovan

    as Addison
  • George Georgiadis

    as Hot Dog Vendor
  • Marco Greco

    as Waiter
  • Saverio Guerra

    as Man #1
  • Paul Herman

    as Court Bailiff
  • Lennie Loftin

    as Styler
  • Chuck Low

    as Judge
  • Ruth Maleczech

    as Woman at Subway Station
  • Danny Mastrogiorgio

    as Nick Davenport
  • Mary B. McCann

    as Sister Carolyn (as Mary McCann)
  • Pat McNamara

    as Guard
  • Peter McRobbie

    as Lawyer
  • Dash Mihok

    as K.C.
  • Michael P. Moran

    as Judge #1
  • Mick O'Rourke

    as Man in Tub
  • James Pickens Jr.

    as Marlboro
  • Wendell Pierce

    as Little Caesar
  • Sean Patrick Reilly

    as Young King Benny
  • Peter Rini

    as Frank Magciccio
  • Larry Romano

    as Man #2
  • Tom Signorelli

    as Confessional Man
  • John Slattery

    as Carlson
  • Patrick Tull

    as Jerry the Bartender
  • Aida Turturro

    as Mrs. Salinas
  • James Rosin

    as Neighbourhood Man
  • Ralph Tabakin

    as Warden
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Production Steve Golin Producer
Production Louis DiGiaimo Casting
Sound Gary Rydstrom Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Richard Beggs Sound Designer
Camera Michael Ballhaus Director of Photography
Writing Barry Levinson Screenplay
Directing Barry Levinson Director
Production Barry Levinson Producer
Editing Stu Linder Editor
Directing Joseph P. Reidy First Assistant Director
Sound Tim Holland Supervising Sound Editor
Art Kristi Zea Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Design
Writing Lorenzo Carcaterra Novel
Production Lorenzo Carcaterra Co-Producer
Production Peter Giuliano Executive Producer
Production Gerrit van der Meer Unit Production Manager
Production Gerrit van der Meer Associate Producer
Art Tim Galvin Art Direction
Art Beth A. Rubino Set Decoration
Directing Sam Hoffman Second Assistant Director
Sound Lora Hirschberg Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Ken Fischer Sound Effects Editor