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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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The Legends who took down Bonnie and Clyde. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

On February 12, 2018, it was announced by Netflix that the film had officially entered production. See more »

Goofs

Costner's character says the Remington "Machine Rifle" has a velocity of 8,000 ft/sec. That's about 4 times any modern firearm. See more »

Quotes

Maney Gault: How many bullets you got in you?
Frank Hamer: Sixteen, I think.
Maney Gault: It might be good to have a doctor look at you sometime.
Frank Hamer: It might be good to have a doctor look at you sometime.
Maney Gault: I ain't got no bullets in me.
Frank Hamer: Because I was covering you.
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Crazy Credits

During the first part of the closing credits, photos are shown of the real people and scenes portrayed. See more »

Connections

References Open Range (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

St. Louis Blues
Arranged and Produced by Jay Weigel
Performed by Joshua Gouzy, Matt Rhody and Russell Welch
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An instant classic
29 March 2019 | by spadurar-331-637121See all my reviews

The discussion in between Clyde's father (William Sadler) and Hamer (Costner) is an instant classic, that remains imprinted in the memory. Same goes for the poker table scene ...

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Highwaymen See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Budget:

$49,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Atmos (Netflix)| Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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