6.9/10
50,572
359 user 102 critic

The Highwaymen (2019)

Trailer
2:36 | Trailer
The untold true story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde.

Director:

John Lee Hancock

Writer:

John Fusco
Reviews
Popularity
410 ( 31)

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Loyalties are tested when five friends and former special forces operatives reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

Director: J.C. Chandor
Stars: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam
Polar (2019)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A retiring assassin suddenly finds himself on the receiving end of a hit, contracted by none other than his own employer seeking to cash in on the pensions of aging employees.

Director: Jonas Åkerlund
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick
Outlaw King (2018)
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A true David vs. Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert the Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

Director: David Mackenzie
Stars: Chris Pine, Stephen Dillane, Rebecca Robin
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.

Director: Richie Smyth
Stars: Richard Lukunku, Danny Sapani, Andrew Stock
The Dirt (2019)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Based on the bestselling autobiography from Mötley Crüe, the film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

Director: Jeff Tremaine
Stars: Douglas Booth, Iwan Rheon, Machine Gun Kelly
The Mule (2018)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick L. Reyes, Cesar De León
War Machine (2017)
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An idiosyncratic General confronts opposition from enemies, allies, and bureaucrats while leading a massive rebuilding operation in Afghanistan.

Director: David Michôd
Stars: Brad Pitt, Daniel Betts, John Magaro
Biography | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Director: Farhad Safinia
Stars: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan
Cold Pursuit (2019)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film 'In Order of Disappearance'.

Director: Hans Petter Moland
Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.

Director: Chris Weitz
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.

Director: Andy Serkis
Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Dramatization of the bitter blood feud between the two families on the West Virginia/Kentucky border in the years after the Civil War.

Stars: Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Matt Barr
Edit

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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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 »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Highwaymen See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$49,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos (Netflix)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mike Young expressed interest in the role of Clyde Barrow, but was replaced by Edward Bossert. See more »

Goofs

Among the weapons circled in pencil, presumably having been chosen by Hamer, in his firearms catalog while he is purchasing weapons for the pursuit is a pump-action shotgun labeled a "Remington 12 gauge, pump action." Then, while shifting his thumb to point at it as if to remind himself about it Hamer asks for "that Remington Model 11..." However, a Remington Model 11 is a semi-automatic shotgun and visually quite different from the catalog illustration. See more »

Quotes

Maney Gault: [Frank and Maney are sitting at a table in a coffee shop in Coffeyville, Kansas on the lookout for Bonnie and Clyde. Gault is eating a slice of cake and Frank's drinking a cup of coffee]
[chuckles]
Maney Gault: How many bullets you got in you?
Frank Hamer: Hell I don't know... Sixteen I think.
Maney Gault: [between spoonfuls] You know...
[clears his throat]
Maney Gault: Man can't PASS bullets through him like he can kidney stones?... might be GOOD to have a doctor look at you sometime.
Frank Hamer: Might be good to have a doctor look at YOU sometime.
Maney Gault: I ain't got...
[...]
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in Conan: Kathy Bates (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

St. Louis Blues
Arranged and Produced by Jay Weigel
Performed by Joshua Gouzy, Matt Rhody and Russell Welch
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
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 ...

Harrowing


134 of 178 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 359 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed