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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

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John Fusco
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Cast

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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Based on the untold True Story. See more »


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

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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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Director John Lee Hancock had previously collaborated just once with Kevin Costner as writer of A Perfect World (1993) in which escaped convict Butch Haynes (Costner) is pursued by Texas Ranger Red Garnett (Clint Eastwood). See more »

Goofs

Although Hamer is shown purchasing his Colt Monitor from a gun store by all historical accounts he was actually presented with the weapon by the Colt Company directly. 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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Bass Man Jive
Written by Cecil Mullins
Performed by Ocie Stockard and His Wanderers
Courtesy of Epic Records
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It's Woody Harrelson and Kevin Costner Show
29 March 2019 | by Atrey_DourySee all my reviews

Well, it's a hunt. And not much of it at that. The story lies within a very narrow confine of our two lead characters. There's enough background to make sense. Screenplay is mostly taut and the direction is good. But it is Harrelson and Costner that bring it all to mean much more than its mere sum. Both are excellent ... especially Costner who takes to westerns and baseball flicks like duck to water. Watch it for these two for there's not much else that you cannot gather from wikipedia.

Nevertheless one of the better addition to Netflix. Nice!


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