"Sleepers" quotes

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After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard give... Read all

Director: Barry Levinson
Writer: Lorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson
Production: N/A
Year: 1996
MetaScore: 49/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $53,315,285
Released: 18 Oct 1996
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 5 nominations total

71 Clips

Do you still sleep with the lights on - Sleepers 00:16
Do you still sleep with the lights on
We haven't hit the hot dog vendor in couple of weeks - Sleepers 00:58
We haven't hit the hot dog vendor in couple of weeks
So what do you want - Sleepers 00:24
So what do you want
So you Hell's Kitchen's Boys get any lunch - Sleepers 01:51
So you Hell's Kitchen's Boys get any lunch
Down on your knees - Sleepers 00:20
Down on your knees
Disappear for a while - Sleepers 00:31
Disappear for a while
Nokes warned us not to say anything to Father Bobby - Sleepers 00:26
Nokes warned us not to say anything to Father Bobby
What have you boys done - Sleepers 00:29
What have you boys done
They stay back and let me do my time - Sleepers 00:42
They stay back and let me do my time
You will be defenders of the faith - Sleepers 00:25
You will be defenders of the faith
Father Bobby would have made a good hit man - Sleepers 00:26
Father Bobby would have made a good hit man
He should not have to do time - Sleepers 00:11
He should not have to do time
I buried one fucking wife - Sleepers 00:18
I buried one fucking wife
Did you observe these experiences - Sleepers 00:23
Did you observe these experiences
Mug me or marry me - Sleepers 00:17
Mug me or marry me
That street is the dish of life - Sleepers 00:37
That street is the dish of life
It's payback time - Sleepers 00:15
It's payback time
Most priests like to preach from the pulpit - Sleepers 00:31
Most priests like to preach from the pulpit
Michael Sullivan - Sleepers 03:22
Michael Sullivan
No less than one year at the Wilkinson Home for Boys - Sleepers 03:11
No less than one year at the Wilkinson Home for Boys
I don't understand you - Sleepers 01:47
I don't understand you
He's got a shot - Sleepers 00:45
He's got a shot
You know your time here hasn't taught you shit - Sleepers 00:27
You know your time here hasn't taught you shit
It fell into my lap - Sleepers 00:19
It fell into my lap
Right through to the truth - Sleepers 00:29
Right through to the truth
I don't think about it - Sleepers 00:19
I don't think about it
You gotta get me one for our side - Sleepers 00:44
You gotta get me one for our side
Nuns are such easy targets - Sleepers 00:16
Nuns are such easy targets
I can't do this now - Sleepers 05:05
I can't do this now
It's been a long time for me - Sleepers 05:03
It's been a long time for me
But while they shouted their slogans - Sleepers 00:58
But while they shouted their slogans
The mother of God - Sleepers 00:30
The mother of God
Look they don't fuck with you like they do with us - Sleepers 01:13
Look they don't fuck with you like they do with us
I don't give a fuck - Sleepers 01:14
I don't give a fuck
We can eat hot dogs - Sleepers 00:22
We can eat hot dogs
They killed him - Sleepers 00:29
They killed him
I didn't know you like pigeons so much - Sleepers 00:25
I didn't know you like pigeons so much
What about the life that was taken - Sleepers 00:16
What about the life that was taken
I stopped off at Attica today on my way up here to see an old friend of mine - Sleepers 00:33
I stopped off at Attica today on my way up here to see an...
I got a story I want to tell you - Sleepers 00:30
I got a story I want to tell you
Michael was the most sexually experienced of us - Sleepers 00:33
Michael was the most sexually experienced of us
Now it's time for all of us to get a taste - Sleepers 00:22
Now it's time for all of us to get a taste
Father Bobby would have made a good hitman - Sleepers 00:26
Father Bobby would have made a good hitman
The man I know is not the boy you remember - Sleepers 00:14
The man I know is not the boy you remember
Was as simple and as dumb as anything we'd ever done - Sleepers 00:24
Was as simple and as dumb as anything we'd ever done
There are no clear pictures of the sexual abuse we endured - Sleepers 00:31
There are no clear pictures of the sexual abuse we endured
You want a Rolls Royce - Sleepers 01:21
You want a Rolls Royce
A number of the inmates - Sleepers 01:38
A number of the inmates
This is one of my favorites - Sleepers 00:19
This is one of my favorites
You read the Count of Monte Cristo lately - Sleepers 00:31
You read the Count of Monte Cristo lately
The future lay sparkling ahead - Sleepers 00:09
The future lay sparkling ahead
How long did it take him - Sleepers 00:41
How long did it take him
I told him about the torture - Sleepers 00:45
I told him about the torture
I'm telling you as a witness - Sleepers 01:27
I'm telling you as a witness
It's been a long time - Sleepers 01:58
It's been a long time
This is amazing - Sleepers 01:49
This is amazing
If I can get that - Sleepers 00:39
If I can get that
The street is the only thing that matters - Sleepers 00:29
The street is the only thing that matters
Sixteenth Chapel - Sleepers 00:26
Sixteenth Chapel
You got enough for conviction - Sleepers 01:23
You got enough for conviction
Are you sure you wanna go this way - Sleepers 00:28
Are you sure you wanna go this way
What do you want - Sleepers 00:19
What do you want
It ain't the one about the lepers - Sleepers 00:27
It ain't the one about the lepers
I could die now - Sleepers 00:15
I could die now
Hell's Kitchen was a place of innocence ruled by corruption - Sleepers 00:19
Hell's Kitchen was a place of innocence ruled by corruption
Don't you guys have to go shoot somebody - Sleepers 00:22
Don't you guys have to go shoot somebody
As it turned out - Sleepers 00:21
As it turned out
And you won't need a doctor when I'm done - Sleepers 00:28
And you won't need a doctor when I'm done
And as a priest - Sleepers 01:24
And as a priest
This is a true story about friendship that runs deeper than blood - Sleepers 01:28
This is a true story about friendship that runs deeper than...
Or we can eat air - Sleepers 00:19
Or we can eat air

Cast

Nokes - Kevin Bacon
Tommy - Billy Crudup
Father Bobby - Robert De Niro
John - Ron Eldard
King Benny - Vittorio Gassman
Danny Snyder - Dustin Hoffman
Ferguson - Terry Kinney
Shakes' Father - Bruno Kirby
Fat Mancho - Frank Medrano
Shakes - Jason Patric
Young Shakes - Joe Perrino
Michael - Brad Pitt
Young Michael - Brad Renfro
Young John - Geoffrey Wigdor
Young Tommy - Jonathan Tucker
Boyfriend - Peter Appel
Male Juror (as Joe Attanasio) - Joseph Attanasio
Forensics Expert - Gerry Becker
Young John's Mother - Casandra Brooks
Juanito (as William Butler) - William K. Butler
Rizzo - Eugene Byrd
Juror - Rose Caiola
Superintendent - Pasquale Cajano
Tony (as John DiBenedetto) - John Di Benedetto
Addison - Jeffrey Donovan
Business Man #1 - Drew Eliot
Business Man #2 (as Reuben Larry Elliott) - Reuben Larry Elliot
Hot Dog Vendor - George Georgiadis
Waiter - Marco Greco
James Caldwell - Don Hewitt
Judge Weisman - Ben Hammer
Court Bailiff - Paul Herman
Hanging Man - Frank Inzerillo
Styler - Lennie Loftin
Dance Judge (as Chuck Lewis Low) - Chuck Low
Priest #2 (as Father Peter Mahoney) - Peter Mahoney
Woman at Subway Station - Ruth Maleczech
Nick Davenport (as Daniel Mastrogiorgio) - Danny Mastrogiorgio
Sister Carolyn (as Mary McCann) - Mary B. McCann
Guard - Pat McNamara
Jury Forewoman - Gina Menza
K.C. - Dash Mihok
Judge #1 - Michael P. Moran
Salvatore - Rocco Musacchia
Man in Tub - Mick O'Rourke
King Benny's Boy - Carmine Parisi
Little Caesar - Wendell Pierce
Young Carol - Monica Polito
Shakes' Mother - Angela Rago
Young King Benny - Sean Patrick Reilly
Frank Magcicco - Peter Rini
Man #2 - Larry Romano
Confessional Woman - Gayle Scott
Confessional Man - Tom Signorelli
Carlson - John Slattery
Prison Doctor - Henry Stram
Warden - Ralph Tabakin
Davy's Sister - Jenique Torres
Jerry the Bartender - Patrick Tull
Mrs. Salinas - Aida Turturro
Carson (as Joseph Urla) - Joe Urla
Burly Man - Zachary Ansley
Court Officer - Michael J. Burg
Marine Widow - Maria Deasy
Market Diner Westie - Brian Donahue
Juvenile Lawyer - Peter Gerety
Customer - Carlo Giuliano
Kid in Cafeteria - Justin Halliwell
Fat Mancho's Buddy #1 - Michael Harkins
Neighborhood Boy - Matthew Hoffman
Wiseguy - Billy Malone
Neighborhood Man - James Rosin
Lawyer - Todo Segalla
Receiving Communion - Anthony Sinopoli
Boy in Cafeteria - Kevin Richard Sullivan
Pallbearer - George Vincent