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Lawless (2012)

Lawless

Overview


Genre

Thriller

Release Date

August 29, 2012

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

115 min.

Studio

The Weinstein Company

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

John Hillcoat

Producer

Megan Ellison, Lucy Fisher, Michael Benaroya, Douglas Wick

Screenwriter

Nick Cave

Starring

Story


"Lawless" is the true story of the infamous Bondurant Brothers: bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic gangster tale, inspired by true-life tales of author Matt Bondurant's family in his novel "The Wettest County in the World", the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation's most notorious crime wave.

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Shia LaBeouf stars as Jack Bondurant in The Weinstein Company's Lawless (2012)
Shia LaBeouf stars as Jack Bondurant and Mia Wasikowska stars as Bertha Minnix in The Weinstein Company's Lawless (2012)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Jessica Chastain, Shia LaBeouf
Lawless Premiere - During The 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival
May 19, 2012
Jessica Chastain, Shia LaBeouf
Lawless Premiere - During The 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival
May 19, 2012

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..it could have been better, but with Hardy and Pearce on board, it's plenty good enough..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..it's a bad Sundance film..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..a well-made movie that deserves a higher profile than it is being accorded..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]