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Mystic River ()


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The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

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  • Won 2 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 142 nominations.
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Jimmy Markum
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Dave Boyle
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Sean Devine
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Whitey Powers
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Celeste Boyle
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Annabeth Markum
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Val Savage
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Brendan Harris (as Thomas Guiry)
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Katie Markum
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Silent Ray Harris
Andrew Mackin ...
John O'Shea
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Nick Savage
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Kevin Savage
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Esther Harris
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Driver
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Young Dave
Jason Kelly ...
Young Jimmy
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Young Sean
T. Bruce Page ...
Jimmy's Father (as Bruce Page)
Miles Herter ...
Sean's Father
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Michael Boyle
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Lauren Devine
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Pete
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Funeral Director
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FBI Agent Birden
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Nadine Markum
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Eve Pigeon
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Diane Cestra
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Drew Pigeon
Susan Willis ...
Mrs. Prior
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Lt. Friel (as Jose Ramon Rosario)
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CSS Tech
Charley Broderick ...
Medical Examiner (as Charles Broderick)
Lonnie Farmer ...
Lab Technician
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Trooper Jenny Coughlin
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Loud Mouth Cop
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Cop at Barricade
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Neighbor at Barricade
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Cop in Park
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Dave's Friend in Bar
Scott Winters ...
Detective
Thomas Derrah ...
Headstone Salesman
Jim Smith ...
Reporter
Patrick Shea ...
Handcuffed Man
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Solicitor in Car (as Duncan Putney)
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Communion Priest
Dave Zee Garison ...
'75 Police Officer
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'75 Reporter
Bill Richards ...
Helicopter Pilot
Michael Peavey ...
Helicopter Pilot
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Looky-Loo at Murder Scene (uncredited)
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Murder Scene Spectator (uncredited)
Robin Brodsky ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Detective (uncredited)
Joshua Brown ...
Murder scene bystander (uncredited)
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Theo (uncredited)
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Grandfather (uncredited)
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Church Family Member (uncredited)
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Parade Patron (uncredited)
Sean Patrick Doherty ...
Boston Cop (uncredited)
Curt Fennell ...
Man in Cafeteria (uncredited)
John Ferus ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Shawn Fogarty ...
Murder Scene Spectator (uncredited)
John Franchi ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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State Police Detective (uncredited)
Gary Greenberg ...
Innocent Bystander (uncredited)
Mackenzie Hawe ...
Communion Child (uncredited)
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Detective (uncredited)
Jon Joyce ...
Man in Fight Scene (uncredited)
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Walkie-Talkie (uncredited) (voice)
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Boston Cop (uncredited)
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Shopper (uncredited)
Adam LaFramboise ...
Parade Spectator (uncredited)
Loy Lee ...
Bus Boy (uncredited)
Paul McGillicuddy ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)
Lance Norris ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Mark O'Leary ...
Baseball Player #1 (uncredited)
Stephen O'Neil Martin ...
Boston Cop (uncredited)
Ryan Patrick ...
School Boy (uncredited)
John Pungitore ...
Worker (uncredited)
Seth Reich ...
Boston Cop (uncredited)
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Police Detective (uncredited)
Greg Stechman ...
Parade Spectator (uncredited)
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Boston Cop (uncredited)
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Mourner (uncredited)
Jerry Trupiano ...
Baseball Announcer (uncredited)
J.T. Turner ...
Church Goer (uncredited)
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Police Detective (uncredited)
Marc Vos ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Mr. Loonie - Liquor Store Owner (uncredited)
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Police Detective (uncredited)
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Sara Markum (uncredited)
Brian A. White ...
State Trooper (uncredited)
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Spectator (uncredited)

Directed by

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Clint Eastwood

Written by

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Brian Helgeland ... (screenplay)
 
Dennis Lehane ... (novel)

Produced by

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Bruce Berman ... executive producer
Clint Eastwood ... producer
Judie Hoyt ... producer (as Judie G. Hoyt)
Robert Lorenz ... producer

Music by

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Clint Eastwood

Cinematography by

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Tom Stern ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Joel Cox ... (edited by)

Editorial Department

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Michael Cipriano ... assistant editor
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Bob Kaiser ... color timer
Gary Roach ... assistant editor (as Gary D. Roach)

Casting By

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Phyllis Huffman

Production Design by

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Henry Bumstead

Art Direction by

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Jack G. Taylor Jr.

Set Decoration by

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Richard C. Goddard

Costume Design by

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Deborah Hopper ... (costumes designed by) (as Roger Furse)

Makeup Department

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Jerry DeCarlo ... hairstylist
Mary Ellen James ... makeup artist (as Maryellen James)
Tania McComas ... key makeup artist
Carol A. O'Connell ... key hairstylist
Juliet Loveland ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Tim Moore ... unit production manager (as Timothy Alan Moore)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Katie Carroll ... second second assistant director
Melissa Cummins Lorenz ... second assistant director
Robert Lorenz ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Anthony Aveta ... construction labor foreman
Margaret Cox ... art department coordinator
Ken Doyle ... on-set dresser (as Kenneth J. Doyle Jr.)
Jann K. Engel ... set designer (as Jann Engel)
Glen R. Feldman ... assistant property master
Paul W. Gorfine ... standby painter
Adrian Gorton ... set designer
Kirk D. Hansen ... paint foreman
Michael Muscarella ... construction coordinator (as Michael A. Muscarella)
Sandra Renfroe ... swing gang (as Sandi Armstrong-Renfroe)
Benjamin C. Robertson ... art deptartment pa
Mike Rutgard ... swing gang (as Michael S. Rutgard)
Kenny Sanford ... construction general foreman
John Schacht ... leadperson (as John A. Schacht)
Theodore Suchecki ... construction foreman: Boston (as Ted Suchecki)
Dean Wilson ... property master
Bobby Anderson ... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
James Champoux ... propmaker (uncredited)
Ralph Contrado ... scenic (uncredited)
Jack Coyle ... carpenter (uncredited)
Jennifer Engel ... set dresser (uncredited)
Julia Garrison ... painter (uncredited)
Jennifer Gerbino ... props (uncredited)
Bill Gold ... poster designer (uncredited)
Jane Gulick ... property assistant (uncredited)
James D. Hurd ... propmaker (uncredited)
Paul Peabody ... carpenter (uncredited)
Beth Peterson ... set dresser (uncredited)
Eugene Pope ... carpenter (uncredited) / welder (uncredited)
David Rotondo ... propmaker (uncredited)
Kenneth Salter ... carpenter (uncredited)
Robert Schleinig ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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James Ashwill ... foley mixer
Bub Asman ... co-supervising sound editor
David Boulton ... adr mixer
Christopher Boyes ... re-recording mixer
William Cawley ... first assistant sound editor (as Bill Cawley)
Bradley Clouse ... second assistant sound editor
Lucy Coldsnow-Smith ... supervising dialogue editor
John T. Cucci ... foley artist (as John Cucci)
Gloria D'Alessandro ... dialogue editor
Flash Deros ... boom operator
Joe Divitale ... foley editor (as Joseph DiVitale)
Kelly Doran ... sound utility
Michael Dressel ... supervising foley editor
Juno J. Ellis ... adr supervisor
David Grimaldi ... sound effects editor
Andrea Horta ... adr editor
Eileen Horta ... adr editor
Jason King ... sound effects editor
Walt Martin ... sound mixer
Matthew C. May ... second assistant sound editor (as Matthew C. May M.P.S.E.)
Alan Robert Murray ... supervising sound editor
Dan O'Connell ... foley artist
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr mixer
Sonny Pettijohn ... adr assistant editor
Michael Semanick ... re-recording mixer (as Michael Simanick)
Robert Shoup ... sound effects editor
Karen Spangenberg ... dialogue editor
Gary Summers ... re-recording mixer
Robert Troy ... dialogue editor
Wade Wilson ... sound design editor
Juno J. Ellis ... supervising adr editor (uncredited)
Sean England ... machine room operator (uncredited)
Blu Murray ... apprentice sound editor (uncredited)
George Peterson Jr. ... sound re-recordist (uncredited)
Mark Purcell ... machine room operator (uncredited)
Karen Spangenberg ... sound editor (uncredited)
Tyler Stephens ... additional sound utility (uncredited)
Carl D. Ware ... sound engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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H. Barclay Aaris ... special effects
Steve Riley ... special effects coordinator (as Steven Riley)
Dominic V. Ruiz ... special effects
William 'Billy Jack' Jakielaszek ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Liz Radley ... video and graphics supervisor
Mark Freund ... visual effects supervisor: Pacific Title (uncredited)
Max Gabl ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Brad Kalinoski ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Jennifer Law-Stump ... digital effects artist: Pacific Title Digital (uncredited)
Darin McCormick-Millett ... digital opticals producer (uncredited)
James D. Tittle ... digital visual effects coordinator: Pacific Title (uncredited)
Bob Wiatr ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Paul Marini ... stunts (as Paul Michael Marini)
John Vincent Mason ... stunts
Norm McLean ... stunts
Buddy Van Horn ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Stephen S. Campanelli ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Bill Coe ... first assistant: camera
Scott D. Davis ... rigging gaffer
Ross Dunkerley ... chief lighting technician
John Lacy ... assistant chief lighting technician
Bobby McMahan ... second assistant: camera (as Robert A. McMahan)
David Norris ... camera operator: Wescam
Shayna Ritenour ... camera loader (as Shayna N. Ritenour)
Charles Saldana ... key grip (as Charles Sadaña III)
T. Daniel Scaringi ... rigging grip
Doug Wall ... best boy grip (as Douglas L. Wall)
Charles W. Wayt ... dolly grip (as Chuck Wayt)
Merie Weismiller Wallace ... still photographer (as Merie W. Wallace)
Woody Bell ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Jason Bowen ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Buzzy Burwell ... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Mark J. Casey ... rigging electric best boy (uncredited)
Brian Corbett ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Shawn Greene ... grip (uncredited)
Dan Hutchinson ... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Brendan Keefe ... electrician (uncredited)
Zachary K. Lazar ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Tim Metivier ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Philip A. Reilly ... electrician (uncredited)
Daryl Richardson ... best boy rigging grip (uncredited)
Wayne Simpson ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Bruce D. Spellman ... grip (uncredited)
Andrew Towne ... electrician (uncredited)
Bill Trautvetter ... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Olivia Harris ... casting associate
Carolyn Pickman ... extras casting / location casting
Mary L. Agnes ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Matt Bouldry ... location casting assistant: Boston (uncredited)
Geoffrey Miclat ... casting assistant (uncredited)
Jodi Purdy-Quinlan ... casting associate (uncredited) / extras casting assistant (uncredited) / extras casting assistant: Boston (uncredited)
Leslie Sellers ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Brian Callahan ... set costumer
Ann Culotta ... set costumer
Lynda Foote ... costume supervisor
Parrish Kennington ... costume ager/dyer (uncredited)
Mem MacAfee ... costumer (uncredited)
Deborah Newhall ... costumer (uncredited)
Dana Pacheco ... tailor (uncredited)
Julie Shack ... costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Kokayi Ampah ... supervising location manager
Mark Fitzgerald ... assistant location manager
Luke Ramsey ... assistant location manager
Donovan Terranova ... assistant location manager
Brian Paul Carlson ... location assistant (uncredited)
Joe Gagnepain ... location assistant (uncredited)
Pam Jack ... location scout (uncredited)
Stephen L'Heureux ... location scout (uncredited)
Ptah Shabaf ... assistant location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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Kyle Eastwood ... composer: additional music
Donald Harris ... music editor
Patrick Hollenbeck ... orchestrator
Gennady Loktionov ... special arrangements
Shawn Murphy ... score mixer / score recordist
Lennie Niehaus ... conductor / orchestrator
Craig Pettigrew ... assistant music editor
Bruce Ricker ... music consultant
Ryan Robinson ... score mix technical support engineer
Michael Stevens ... composer: additional music
Boston Symphony Orchestra ... orchestra

Transportation Department

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Keith Dillin ... transportation coordinator
Larry Stelling ... transportation captain (as Larry L. Stelling)
Denise Avallon ... driver (uncredited)
Dillin Craig ... driver (uncredited)
Roy A. Grace ... driver (uncredited)
Jennifer McGaffigan ... transportation office coordinator (uncredited)
William O'Brien ... driver (uncredited)
Alana Stelling ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Marco Barla ... unit publicist
Michael Bilog ... assistant accountant (as Michael I. Bilog)
Robert Cable ... assistant production accountant
Beth Carey ... production aide
Ken Dubinski ... liaison: Massachussets State Police (as Lt. Ken Dubinski)
Ashaki 'Saki' Fenderson ... set production aide (as Ashaki {Saki} Fenderson)
Jason Gondek ... production accountant (as Jason S. Gondek)
Susan Grennan ... set production aide
Nancy G. James ... craft service (as Nancy James)
Mark David Katchur ... project coordinator (as Mark D. Katchur)
Don Kincade ... set production aide (as Donald A. Kincade)
Micki Krimmel ... set production assistant
Mable Lawson-McCrary ... script supervisor
Deana Lou ... assistant: Mr. Eastwood
Bonnie E. Mackie ... studio teacher (as Bonnie Mackie)
Robert L. Manning ... technical advisor: Massachussets State Police (as Det. Robert L. Manning)
Karri Mayo ... studio teacher
Jennifer McGaffigan ... production aide
Christine M. Michalosky ... liaison: Boston Police Department
Adam Monahan ... production aide
Blu Murray ... production aide
Greg Newman ... production aide
Scooter Perrotta ... set production aide
Liz Radley ... video & graphics supervisor (as Elizabeth Radley)
Nadia Randazzo Bombino ... assistant accountant (as Nadia Randazzo)
Stephani Ritenour ... set production aide
Michael Roccuzzo ... payroll accountant
Jenniphur Ryan ... production secretary
Karen Shaw ... production coordinator (as Karen E. Shaw)
Michelle St. Clair ... production aide
Jody Steiner ... technical advisor: sign language
Traci Tateyama ... assistant production coordinator
Brenda Vivian ... set production aide
Chuck Webb ... set production aide
Khadj Edison ... production assistant (uncredited)
Joe Hyams ... studio publicity executive (uncredited)
Tony Kerum ... caterer (uncredited)
Stephen L'Heureux ... assistant to director (uncredited)
James MacDonald ... on-set medic (uncredited)
Michael Peavey ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Todd Poudrier ... stand-in: Sean Penn (uncredited)
Kim Quam ... set medic (uncredited)
Bill Richards ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Tyrel Ventura ... set assistant: Sean Penn (uncredited)
Stephanie M. Webster ... office production assistant (uncredited)
Bryan Farrell Wilson ... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In the summer of 1975 in a neighborhood in Boston, 3 kids, Dave Boyle and two of his friends, Jimmy and Sean, are playing on the sidewalk when Dave gets abducted by two men and endures several days of sexual abuse. Eventually, Dave escapes traumatized throughout adulthood. Jimmy is an ex-con and a father of three, whose daughter Katie, is found dead and Dave becomes the number one suspect. Sean is a homicide detective, investigating Katie's murder, ends up finding himself faced with past and present demons as more is uncovered about Katie's murder. Learning Katie had a boyfriend, ballistics later turn up a gun belonging to the father, which then puts her boyfriend as the suspect. Will Sean find out who killed Katie? Will Jimmy make it through the investigation? And will Dave ever find out what really happened when he was abducted? Written by michigans_finest

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Taglines We bury our sins, we wash them clean. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Tajemná řeka (Czech Republic)
  • Таeмнича рiчка (Ukraine)
  • Menneisyyden ote (Finland)
  • Gizemli Nehir (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Titokzatos folyó (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 138 min
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Box Office

Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $640,815, 12 Oct 2003
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $156,822,020

Did You Know?

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Trivia The situation at the opening of the movie is based on an incident when, as a child, author Dennis Lehane's mother castigated him for getting into a car with men who claimed to be plain-clothes policemen. See more »
Goofs (at around 5 mins) As the young Dave Boyle is being driven away by the pedophiles, we cut back to the young Jimmy and Sean standing in the street. In the background to the right, in plain view, is a modern era police car, guarding the filming location. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Ebert & Roeper Redux (2003). See more »
Soundtracks Mystic River See more »
Crazy Credits The Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Logos at the beginning of the film, are not animated. They are both coloured Grey and stay in the middle of the screen. See more »
Quotes Dave Boyle: Maybe some day you forget what it's like to be human and maybe then, it's ok.
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