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The Highwaymen (2019)

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The untold true story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde.

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John Lee Hancock

Writer:

John Fusco
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Costner ... Frank Hamer
Woody Harrelson ... Maney Gault
Kathy Bates ... Ma Ferguson
John Carroll Lynch ... Lee Simmons
Thomas Mann ... Deputy Ted Hinton
Dean Denton ... Deputy Bob Alcorn
Kim Dickens ... Gladys Hamer
William Sadler ... Henry Barrow
W. Earl Brown ... Ivy Methvin
David Furr ... Detective John Quinn
Jason Davis ... Agent Kendale
Josh Caras ... Wade McNabb (as Joshua Caras)
David Born ... Sheriff Henderson Jordan
Brian F. Durkin ... Deputy Prentiss Oakley
Kaley Wheless ... Jean Gault
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The outlaws made headlines. The lawmen made history. From director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), THE HIGHWAYMEN follows the untold story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde. When the full force of the FBI and the latest forensic technology aren't enough to capture the nation's most notorious criminals, two former Texas Rangers (Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson) must rely on their gut instincts and old school skills to get the job done. Written by Netflix

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Rated R for some strong violence and bloody images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Kevin Costner and Kathy Bates previously starred together in the movie "Dragonfly" (2002). See more »

Goofs

During When Frank Hamer's talk with the gas station attendant, the attendant says that Bonnie and Clyde "only rob banks" . While it is true they did rob banks, they actually robbed more stores and gas stations by far.

The station attendant's statement-while factually incorrect-was most likely meant to reflect popular misconceptions that began while Bonnie and Clyde were alive and have persisted to the present day. Due to their less spectacular nature (and generally lower body counts), the Barrow Gang's numerous robberies of gas stations, grocery stores, and assorted small businesses were under-reported at the time, with some not being attributed to the gang until months or even years after they occurred. See more »

Quotes

Maney Gault: [Maney and Gault are considering Bonnie's poem about her life and anticipated death which was published in a local newspaper] Used to be, you had to have talent to get published. Now you just have to shoot people.
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During the first part of the closing credits, photos are shown of the real people and scenes portrayed. See more »

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Features True to the Navy (1930) See more »

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After You're Gone
Arranged and Produced by Jay Weigel
Performed by Joshua Gouzy, Matt Rhody and Russell Welch
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Effective Remake
25 March 2019 | by Intermissionman_See all my reviews

This is the True story of 2 Texas Rangers who both came out of retirement to hunt down the notorious Bonnie and Clyde. Frank Hamer (Costner) and Maney Gault (Harrelson) team up and hit the road after being hired by Texas Governor Ma Ferguson(Bates) and the Prison Warden(J K Lynch) from where Barrow escaped. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were as famous as Movie Stars back in the 1930's and this is effectively portrayed especially at the end. Costner and Harrelson pairing works well and though maybe a bit long the Movie does its Job and so did the Bullets!


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Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Highwaymen See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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$49,000,000 (estimated)
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