Mystic River

Mystic River

DVD - 2004
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Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own.


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Jun 16, 2017

The liberal Sean Penn's odious personal lack of character spoils the film

Jan 03, 2017

This bit of garbage proves my assertion that Sean Penn is a worthless bit of gobsmacked trash.

Aug 26, 2016

Read the book, the characters are fully developed. Despite some good acting we simply don't know the characters in Clint's world and the script simply doesn't flow like the book.

May 19, 2015

As a young man in the early 1960s the Mystic River name caused me to expect something other than what it was. Now, at 71 years old the same thing happened with this Clint Eastwood directed movie with the same name. A person has to suspend disbelief more than I'm accustomed to doing to give this plot any strength. The vignettes were good but the overall was lousy.

Jan 30, 2015

What started out as a very interesting plot, blew up in the end.
Dave who was abducted as a child grew up to be a man who was extremely disturbed, it's a shame he didn't get help after what he must've suffered.
Jimmy's daughter was murdered and everyone thought Dave was the one that killed her. I hated the end and found it to be extremely unfair.

Dec 30, 2014

Two spelling errors in the bio:
convict not conflict;
quiet not quite

May 23, 2014

One of the better films directed by Eastwood. Great acting by all. This is not a feel-good film and justice was mis-served in the end. Worth a watch if you like mystery and police drama.

Apr 16, 2014

Not at all impressed. The actors were marvellous, but the diction was awful and I could hardly hear what they were saying. Also, the content was depressing and dark.

21scotty Apr 10, 2014

I think this is Sean Penn's best movie. Excellent acting by all stars.

Jun 26, 2013

The only thing I can say is that this movie is much like real life, no one "lives happily ever after" ...

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nadian Apr 03, 2009

Coarse Language: Adult language throughout film.

nadian Apr 03, 2009

Sexual Content: Implied off screen and discussed pedophilia.

nadian Apr 03, 2009

Violence: murder, beatings, and murder victims shown.


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