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Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
27 March 1998 (USA) See more »
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Pests of the West See more »
Plot:
The story of the Newton gang, the most successful bank robbers in history, thanks to their good planning and minimal violence. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Big time crooks settle in small time Uvalde, TX. See more (34 total) »

Cast

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Matthew McConaughey ... Willis Newton

Skeet Ulrich ... Joe Newton

Ethan Hawke ... Jess Newton

Gail Cronauer ... Ma Newton

Vincent D'Onofrio ... Dock Newton
Jena Karam ... Orphan Singer

Julianna Margulies ... Louise Brown
Casey McAuliffe ... Orphan Singer

Dwight Yoakam ... Brentwood Glasscock
Charles Gunning ... Slim
Regina Mae Matthews ... Orphan Fiddler
Becket Gremmels ... Lewis

Lew Temple ... Waiter
Glynn Williams ... Farmer Williams
Charles 'Chip' Bray ... Bank Teller

Chloe Webb ... Avis Glasscock
Gary Moody ... Crooked Banker
Robert Iannaccone ... Tailor
Jennifer Miriam ... Catherine

Anne Stedman ... Madeline
Marjorie Carroll ... Old Woman
Katie Gratson ... Young Hotel Clerk
Angie Chase ... Kat
Lynn Mathis ... Arthur Adams
Ed Dollison ... Night Guard
Boots Southerland ... Wagon Driver

Bo Hopkins ... K.P. Aldrich
Tommy Townsend ... Omaha Detective
Mary Love ... Hotel Maid
Zeke Mills ... Old Usher (as A.G. Zeke Mills)
Abra Moore ... Argosy Ballroom Singer

Lori Heuring ... Flapper

Joe Stevens ... Bank Association President
Eddie Matthews ... Bank Messenger
Scott Roland ... Bank Messenger (Steve)

Jeff Schwan ... Bank Messenger (as J.P. Schwan)
Rooster McConaughey ... Tool Pusher
Bo Franks ... Barker
Ali Nazary ... Thug
Ron De Roxtra ... Murray

David Jensen ... William Fahy
Brad Arrington ... Hobo

Richard Andrew Jones ... Engineer (as Richard A. Jones)
Randy Stripling ... Fireman
Harold Suggs ... Old Brakeman

Chamblee Ferguson ... Head Postal Clerk
F.W. Post ... Postal Turkey

Grant James ... Gangland Doctor
Mark Fickert ... Chicago Sergeant
Kerry Tartack ... Chicago Detective

Luke Askew ... Chief Schoemaker
Blue McDonnell ... Nurse
Eduardo Cavazos Garza ... Mexican Cab Driver

Ken Farmer ... Frank Hamer

Danny Kamin ... District Attorney (as Daniel T. Kamin)
Ross Sears ... Judge
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Willis Newton ... Himself (archive footage)
Gene Burns ... Farmer (uncredited)

Johnny Carson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sean Corrigan ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Rebecca Davis ... Dancer (uncredited)
Sallie Guy ... Townsperson (uncredited)

Lance Henry ... Louise Brown's Hotel Customer (uncredited)

K. Todd Lytle ... Toronto Bank Clerk (uncredited)

Hallie Martin ... Party Girl (uncredited)

Scarlett McAlister ... Party Girl (uncredited)

Joe McDuffie ... Omaha Detective #2 (uncredited)
Christopher Meister ... Courthouse Reporter (uncredited)
Joe Newton ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

King Orba ... Railroad Hobo (uncredited)

Gavin Perry ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Vincent James Prendergast ... Kid in Movie Theater (uncredited)
Jenny Starnes ... Secretary (uncredited)

Amber Lea Voiles ... Joe Newton's Date (uncredited)
Tom Weirich ... Policeman (uncredited)

Tara Wood ... Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Richard Linklater 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Claude Stanush (book)

Richard Linklater (screenplay) &
Claude Stanush (screenplay) &
Clark Walker (screenplay) (as Clark Lee Walker)

Produced by
Keith Fletcher .... associate producer
John Sloss .... executive producer
Clark Walker .... co-producer (as Clark Lee Walker)
Anne Walker-McBay .... producer
 
Original Music by
Edward D. Barnes 
 
Cinematography by
Peter James (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Sandra Adair 
 
Casting by
Don Phillips 
 
Production Design by
Catherine Hardwicke 
 
Art Direction by
Andrea Dopaso 
John Frick 
Randy Moore 
 
Set Decoration by
Jeanette Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Shelley Komarov 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine Conrad .... hair stylist
Bridget Cook .... key hair stylist
Candi Duke .... makeup artist
Melissa Forney .... hair stylist
Shashana Kaplan .... assistant makeup artist
Kelly Nelson .... hair stylist
Barbara Olvera .... background hair supervisor
Stephen B. Robinson .... assistant makeup artist
Janet Tallent-Dickson .... additional makeup artist
Patty York .... key makeup artist
Erin Doyle .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Bill Scott .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Trey Batchelor .... second assistant director
Gregory Jacobs .... first assistant director
Fred Lerner .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Annilee Ballentine .... set decorator's assistant (as Annilee Ballentine Ramirez)
Chris Barnes .... lead painter
Jonn Cherico .... graphic designer
Tom Christopher .... set dresser
Kevin Cross .... assistant art director
Matthew D. Egan .... foreman
Ramona Fabregas .... scenic artist
Ken Gaston-Kilgore .... greensman labor
David Hack .... lead man
Archie Hankins .... carpenter
Mark Hanks .... set dresser
Randy Huke .... buyer
Steven B. Melton .... property master
Todd Morris .... set dresser
Joseph Musso .... production illustrator
King Orba .... first assistant props (as Mark Wallace)
Darren Patnode .... on-set dresser
Shane Patrick .... set dresser
Lars Petersen .... construction coordinator
Adele Plauche .... set designer
Raymond Prado .... storyboard artist
Lee Ross .... on-set scenic
Charles Seale .... carpenter
Kerri Smeltzer .... set decorating assistant
John L. Sullivan .... propmaker gangboss
Steven C. Voll .... general foreman
Phillip Williams .... labor foreman
Terry Wright .... set dresser
Randy Severs .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Phil Benson .... supervising dialogue editor
Karen Brocco .... supervising assistant sound editor (as Karen A. Brocco)
Tony Eckert .... foley mixer
Frank E. Eulner .... sound editor
Eric Friend .... foley editor
Sarah Gaines .... apprentice sound editor
Stan Ginsel .... sound transfer
Tom Hammond .... foley editor
C. Reed Hart .... sound editorial
Douglas Hinton .... film-to-HDTV sound editor
Lora Hirschberg .... sound re-recording mixer
Pat Jackson .... sound supervisor
Conor Mackey .... apprentice sound editor
Frank 'Pepe' Merel .... foley re-recordist
Larry Oatfield .... sound effects editor (as E. Larry Oatfield)
John Pritchett .... sound mixer
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer
Gary Rizzo .... sound re-recording mixer (as Gary A. Rizzo)
David M. Roberts .... boom operator
Marcie Romano .... assistant dialogue editor
Susan Sanford .... sound effects editor
Larry Schalit .... adr editor
Michael Semanick .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Shoup .... sound effects editor
Dianna Stirpe .... adr editor
Dianna Stirpe .... dialogue editor
Dennie Thorpe .... foley artist
Jana Vance .... foley artist
Jennifer L. Ware .... sound effects editor
Steve Romanko .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Robert Brown .... special effects technician
John McLeod .... special effects coordinator
Frank W. Tarantino .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Craig Barron .... visual effects supervisor: Matte World Digital
Krystyna Demkowicz .... executive in charge of production: Matte World Digital
Jennifer Law-Stump .... digital effects artist: Pacific Title Digital
Brett Northcutt .... digital matte artist
Paul Rivera .... digital composite supervisor: Mate World Digital
Morgan Trotter .... CG artist
 
Stunts
Steve Blalock .... stunts
Tim Buchanan .... stunts
Richard Bucher .... stunts
Vince Deadrick Jr. .... stunts (as Vincent Deadrick Jr.)
J. Mark Donaldson .... stunts
Lance Haynes .... stunts
Steve Kelso .... stunts
Clint Lilley .... stunts
Eddie Matthews .... stunts
Norman Mull .... stunts
Lonnie Nelson .... stunts
Mark Norby .... stunts
James Pratt .... stunts (as Jim Pratt)
Scott Roland .... stunts
David Sanders .... stunts
Jeff Schwan .... stunts
Ben Scott .... stunts
Boots Southerland .... stunt performer
Fred Waugh .... stunts (as Fred M. Waugh)
Wally Welch .... stunts
Brian J. Williams .... stunts
Jerry Wills .... stunts
Beau Wilson .... stunts
Richard Bucher .... stunt double: Ethan Hawke/Skeet Ulrich (uncredited)
Mark Norby .... stunt double: Matthew McConaughey (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephen Crowley .... best boy
Ian Ellis .... additional first assistant camera
Kory Funk .... set lighting technician
Brian Gunter .... gaffer
Greg Lomas .... grip
Duane Manwiller .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
P.K. Munson .... second assistant camera
Deana Newcomb .... still photographer
Donis Rhoden .... best boy grip
Erich Roland .... director of photography: second unit
Peter D. Roome .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Wally Rowell .... electrician
Mike Sheeren .... best boy rigging grip
Jas Shelton .... electrician
Tim Travis .... electrician
Ralph Watson .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kory Funk .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Amy Grappell .... local casting
Susan Jasso .... extras casting
Caitlin Maloney .... casting associate
Melanie Miller .... casting associate
Kira Burns .... casting associate (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elena Balshem .... wardrobe assistant
Melanie Armstrong Fletcher .... key costumer: men
Lee Hunsaker .... set costumer
Valerie T. O'Brien .... key costumer
Ellen Ryba .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Mark Coffey .... avid assistant editor
Cherie King .... apprentice editor
Eric A. Lewy .... first assistant editor
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
Nerissa Oden .... assistant editor
Elizabeth Peters .... editor: cinemaestro
 
Music Department
Keith Fletcher .... music supervisor
Alex Gibson .... music editor
Mark Rubin .... music supervisor
Steven Scott Smalley .... composer: additional music
Mike Knobloch .... music executive (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Lonnie Nelson .... driver
Jack Prince .... driver
Bobby Sconci .... mechanic
 
Other crew
Troy Anderson .... production assistant
Colleen Arnaud .... payroll accountant
Mateo Barnstone .... assistant location manager
Roy Burger .... wrangler (as Ray Burger)
Lisa D. Carey .... payroll accountant
Anne Carr .... key construction medic
John C. Chaney .... personal assistant: Mr. McConaughey
Leighton Chapman .... assistant location manager
Angela Padilla Clark .... production assistant (as Angela N. Padilla)
Monica De Armond .... production secretary
Matt Dunstone .... detour staff assistant
Colin Edlund .... caterer
Robbie Friedmann .... location scout
Cody Haynes .... wrangler
Lance Haynes .... wrangler
Jonathan Hennessey .... production assistant
Sara Johnson .... additional production assistant
Laura King .... construction medic
Laura King .... unit medic
Sonya Lunsford .... first assistant accountant
Carla Nowlin .... intern
Carla Nowlin .... production assistant
Monika Petrillo .... script supervisor (as Monika von Manteuffel)
Thell Reed .... weapons specialist
Sonny Ritscher .... production accountant
Carl Rydlund .... midi transcriptor
Daniel Salas-Porras .... assistant production coordinator
Dallas Smalley .... head wrangler
Cynthia Streit .... production coordinator
Raigen Thornton .... set paramedic
Michael Wardlow .... production assistant
Steve Wilburn .... researcher
Eric A. Williams .... location manager
Melinda Marroquin .... stand-in: female lead (uncredited)
Daniel Ramos .... location scout (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence including bloody aftermath of a shooting, and for language
Runtime:
113 min | 123 min (Extended Edition)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the movie, the Texas Ranger who arrests Jess Newton is Frank Hamer. The real Frank Hamer planned and participated in the ambush of Bonnie and Clyde.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: After the armoured car robbery, when the boys stop the car and fight about why it had gone so badly, a modern day wheelchair-access drop-down curb is seen. During the 20s, no such curb would have existed. They would have been straight across.See more »
Quotes:
Dock Newton:Where the hell were you, you yellow bastard? You didn't fire a shot!
Brentwood Glasscock:I'm not supposed to fire a shot! YOU'RE not supposed to fire a shot! We're supposed to be BACKUP Willis!
Jess Newton:You back up any further you'd be in Chicago!
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Soundtrack:
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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Big time crooks settle in small time Uvalde, TX., 11 February 2002
Author: TxMike from Houston, Tx, USA, Earth

What makes "The Newton Boys" so interesting is that it is based on a predominantly true story. Lead by Willis Newton (Matthew McConaughey, a Texan) who had big dreams of drilling for oil in the boom years after WW I, the 4 brothers used explosives to crack open safes all over the USA and Canada and robbed the banks. Willis' rationale, "We're helping to keep insurance companies in business. If there are no bank robberies then there will be no need for insurance." For reasons I don't understand at all, round safes cannot be opened like rectangular safes, so they eventually had to resort to train robbery. They were eventually caught, tried, and convicted. After serving a little time (max. 5 years) most of them retired to Uvalde, Texas, a small town west of San Antonio and in the "texas Hill Country" so popular with motorcyclists. Most of them lived long lives and died in Uvalde.

Julianna Margolies was excellent as Willis' love interest. They eveidently stayed together into old age, even though they never married.

Pretty good film.

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